Peter Gallagher Still Out of On the Twentieth Century
Peter Gallagher remains out sick from On the Twentieth Century. The Tony nominee will now not make the March 6 performance or March 7 matinee as he continues to recover from a severe sinus infection. He is currently expected to return for the evening performance on March 7. James Moye, who usually plays Max Jacobs, continues in the role of Oscar Jaffee in his absence. Directed by Scott Ellis and starring Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth, the Roundabout production has already had to push back its official opening at the American Airlines Theatre to March 15 as a result of Gallagher’s illness. Show Closed This production ended its run on July 19, 2015 On the Twentieth Century premiered on Broadway in 1978, and won Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical. This production will play a limited engagement through July 5. On The Twentieth Century Related Shows View Comments In addition to Chenoweth and Gallagher, the cast includes Tony nominee Andy Karl, Mark Linn‐Baker and Tony winners Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson. On the Twentieth Century features a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Cy Coleman. It follows a down-and-out Broadway producer named Oscar Jaffe (Gallagher), who struggles to convince his former muse and lover, Lily Garland (Chenoweth), now a successful film actress, to return to Broadway in a (non-existent) epic drama about Mary Magdalene. While dealing with Lily Garland’s jealous new lover and a religious fanatic aboard a luxury train, Oscar hopes he can lure her back to the stage and salvage his sinking career.