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"Dead Accounts"

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Judy Greer as Jenny and Katie Holmes as Lorna in "Dead Accounts," by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Jack O'Brien. At Broadway's Music Box Theater. ((c) 2012, Joan Marcus)

Norbert Leo Butz, Judy Greer, and Katie Holmes talk about the play “Dead Accounts.” Jack’s (played by Norbert Leo Butz) unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna, (played by Katie Holmes), needs answers. Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back with no questions asked. It’s playing at the Music Box Theatre.

Guests:

Norbert Leo Butz, Judy Greer and Katie Holmes

Comments [5]

new york woman from New York, NY

While I am sure the cast is just wonderful for this play, this conversation was a bit strange and left me wondering what was the point?

Comments such as "super-fun" made me think I was listening to a group of somewhat unsophisticated and goofy teenagers. My 13 year old niece is better at conversation than this group. I was left shaking my head and wondering why they were being interviewed at all.

I know they are "super-good" at acting but they each might want to consider that they are no longer 13 going on 30.

Dec. 14 2012 02:38 PM
Matt from BK

Judy Greer is so underrated as an actress. She's so versatile and has such a broad range. Her character on Archer is fantastic.

Dec. 12 2012 12:45 PM
thatgirl from Chelsea

Liking Katie Holmes doing live theatre! Her better performances (I'm thinking first of "Pieces of April") really suggest she was destined for it!

Dec. 12 2012 12:24 PM
JD21

Question for Katie Holmes: What attracts you to do live theater? Is there ever a part of you that's fearful before you go on stage?

Dec. 12 2012 11:57 AM

Judy Greer looks so much like my first girlfriend that it is hard (sometimes) to watch her performances. Any Norwegian genes there? Might you be related?

Dec. 12 2012 11:00 AM

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