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  • WINNER! BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE • HOLLAND TAYLOR
    Outer Critics Circle Award
  • "Holland Taylor is a FIERY DYNAMO – FRANK, FUNNY and WARM."
    The New York Times
  • "That's one play I wish was longer."
    MSNBC
  • "HOLLAND TAYLOR is A HOOT!"
    AP
  • "A WITTY, PASSIONATE love letter. ANN is WORTH YOUR VOTE!"
    WNBC
  • "HOLLAND TAYLOR is HILARIOUS."
    Entertainment Weekly
  • "HIGHLY ENTERTAINING, ABSORBING & LOVABLE."
    The Huffington Post
  • "HOLLAND TAYLOR IS WICKEDLY ENGAGING!"
    The Hollywood Reporter
 

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Holland Taylor Looks Back on the Greatest Moments & Memories from ANN's Broadway Run


June 26, 2013 - Broadway.com

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes grueling "exit interview" about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn't exist for Broadway performers, we think it's fun to check in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Below, Ann’s Emmy-winning and Tony-nominated playwright and star Holland Taylor (who plays her final performance at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on June 30) looks back on "talking shop" with Meryl Streep, her intense pre-show prep and the biggest lesson she learned from Ann Richards.

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Gloria Steinem to Host Post-Show ANN Talk-Back, 6/25


June 20, 2013 - BroadwayWorld.com

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, following the 7pm performance of ANN, the critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy and Outer Critics Circle Award winner and Tony nominee Holland Taylor ("Two and a Half Men"), feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem will lead a post-show talk-back titled "More about ANN - And the Future."

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Broadway's ANN, Starring Holland Taylor, to Offer $20 Tickets for Young Adults


June 14, 2013 - TheaterMania.com

Broadway tickets are a tad expensive for young people, but over at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, students and young adults ages 14-18 can purchase $20 tickets to Ann, written by and starring Holland Taylor, in an initiative spearheaded by the 2013 Tony Award nominee herself.

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ANN, starring Holland Taylor: Smart Girls with Amy Poehler


June 7, 2013 - YouTube.com

Ann Richards changed the world by making it better for many who had been discriminated against or marginalized. She was sharp and witty, and she got things done. Holland Taylor changes the world through her art. She is an Emmy award winning actress who has written and stars in a one woman show about Ann Richards. We went to see Holland bring Ann Richards to life on Broadway. We ended up getting 2 Smart Girls for the price of one.

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Ann Richards School Wishes Holland Taylor Good 'Tony' Luck!


June 5, 2013 - BroadwayWorld.com

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, a unique all-girls school founded to educate young women, sent Tony-nominee Holland Taylor an adorable video wishing her luck this weekend at the 2013 awards. Check it out below!

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Holland Taylor on Piers Morgan Live


June 3, 2013 - PiersMorgan.Blogs.CNN.com

As part of a special CNN weekend appearance, on Sunday, Emmy award winner Holland Taylor sat down with Piers Morgan to discuss both her on and off-screen relationship with Charlie Sheen, as well as her one-woman Broadway hit Ann.

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Governor ANN Makes Her Way Around Broadway


May 24, 2013 - Playbill.com

In the height of "May Madness," the staff at Playbill.com lightened the mood with our favorite Broadway governor, Ann, played by 2013 Tony Award nominee Holland Taylor. Here are shots of our "Playbill Ann" series.

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Leave a Place Setting for ANN


May 9, 2013 - NYTimes.com

On the surface, Christine Quinn and Holland Taylor would not seem to have much in common. One comes from a middle-class Irish-Catholic family on Long Island; the other is the daughter of a well-to-do lawyer and artist mother in Philadelphia. One has spent her life in politics, starting as a community organizer, and is now speaker of the New York City Council, the first woman to hold that position. The other has worked in show business for nearly 50 years, first as a stage actress in New York, winning acclaim in plays like"Butley” and “The Cocktail Hour,” before taking roles in television on “Bosom Buddies” (where she was a co-star along with then-unknown Tom Hanks), “The Practice” and “Two and a Half Men.”

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ANN reflects on the life of the former Texas governor


May 3, 2013 - MSNBC.com

Actress Holland Taylor shares talks about her portrayal of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, for which she received a Tony Award nomination.

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ANN Launches the Great American Women Talkback Series With Lily Tomlin, Eve Ensler and More


April 23, 2013 - BroadwayWorld.com

ANN, the new critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award-winning actress and 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Holland Taylor, is launching the Great American Women Talkback Series, which will feature post-show discussions hosted by Tony and Emmy Award winner Lily Tomlin, Tony award winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler, feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem, and award winning political humorist Kate Clinton.

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ANN Starring Holland Taylor Extends on Broadway Through September 1


March 28, 2013 - BroadwayWorld.com

ANN, the new critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, has been extended through Sunday, September 1, 2013, on Broadway at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).

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The Clintons, Gabrielle Giffords, Meryl Streep and More Visit ANN On Broadway, Starring Holland Taylor


March 13, 2013 - Playbill.com

Politics and theatre united March 12 at the Vivian Beamont Theater when former U.S. President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords visited the Broadway production of Ann, about larger-than-life Texas Governor Ann Richards.

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A Lone Star


March 6, 2013 - Playbill Magazine

"You know, it wasn't really a decision," Holland Taylor insists steadfastly about Ann, the feisty little showpiece she has cooked up about the late, legendary governor of Texas, Ann Richards. It's the first play she ever wrote, and it gives her permission to roam the cavernous Vivian Beaumont Theater, a true Lone Star shining to her heart's content for nearly two hours.

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Holland Taylor talks ANN on "The View"


March 4, 2013 - ABC.go.com

Holland Taylor was on "The View" for Barbara Walters' return and chatted about ANN and "Two and a Half Men."

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Q&A with Holland Taylor


March 3, 2013 - CBSNews.com

Actress Holland Taylor may not be a household name, but her face and comic timing are familiar to fans of "Two and a Half Men." Now she is taking on a new role: playwright and star of a Broadway play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards. Rita Braver reports.

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Holland Taylor plays 'the thrill of a lifetime'


February 21, 2013 - AP.org

Don't you dare bring Holland Taylor a vodka martini.  What she wants is gin and vermouth, preferably in a three-to-one proportion, "as they were designed." Oh, and not stirred. She wants them "shaken brutally."

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Actress-writer Holland Taylor takes on the late Texas Governor Ann Richards


February 17, 2013 - NYDailyNews.com

Holland Taylor met Ann Richards only once — in 2004 over a meal at Le Cirque.  Gossip guru Liz Smith invited the actress to join her and the former Lone Star State governor.

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Immersion Politics: Being Ann Richards


February 14, 2013 - NYTimes.com

The sun was setting in the Hollywood Hills as Holland Taylor whisked a visitor into a front room of her home, a window overlooking the public garden across the street. Golden in the fading light, the den was overflowing with stacks of videotapes, dusty transcripts, books and photographs.

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Howdy, Holland! Holland Taylor, star of new Ann Richards play, is now an honorary Texan


February 14, 2013 - DallasNews.com

I was tickled beyond measure to learn that Emmy award-winning actress Holland Taylor has become an honorary Texan. I know that Holland is famous for playing Charlie Sheen’s awful(ly funny) mother in Two and Half Men. But the first time I was wowed by her was when I saw her Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney’s The Cocktail Hour. This is an actress with a long, acclaimed career, albeit with nothing remotely Texan about it. Until now.

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Emmy winner Holland Taylor on playing Ann Richards, studying with Stella Adler and working with Charlie Sheen


January 22, 2013 - The Greene Space

Actress Holland Taylor remembers when she'd heard the news that the legendary late governor of Texas, Ann Richards, died in 2006. "I was swept up...with a really consuming mourning that was completely illogical, given that I didn't know her," she told WQXR's Elliott Forrest when the two sat down to discuss her new play about Richards. "It was very personal. I was inconsolable."

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Liz Smith: The Great Holland Taylor


January 16, 2013 - wowowow.com

“EATING!! What a concept!!” said the actress Holland Taylor to me way back when I first met her when we were both young.  Since then, the art of eating, dining, food, health and restaurants has become such big business that there are ongoing financial tomes about same, whole sections in newspapers, magazines and on the Internet.

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Holland Taylor-Led ANN Show Poster Released!


January 16, 2013 - BroadwayWorld.com

ANN, a new play written and performed by Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor will begin previews on Broadway at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street) Monday, February 18, 2013 at 8pm, and will open Thursday, March 7, 2013. Check out the just-released show poster below!

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Ann Richards Story Heads to Broadway


January 4, 2013 - newyork.com

Emmy winner and Broadway veteran Holland Taylor of CBS’s Two and a Half Men and Legally Blonde is returning to the theater with her upcoming passion project, Ann.  The play, written and performed by Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, will begin preview performances at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street) in advance of a March 7 opening.

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Holland Taylor's ANN, About Texas Governor Ann Richards, Sets Broadway Launch Date; Creative Team Revealed


November 26, 2012 - Playbill.com

ANN, actress-writer Holland Taylor's biographical play about late Texas Governor Ann Richards, will begin Broadway previews Feb. 18, 2013, prior to the previously announced opening date of March 7 at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater. Emmy Award winner Taylor ("Bosom Buddies," "Two and a Half Men") stars in the production, which has been seen regionally.

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ANN, Holland Taylor’s Play About Ann Richards, Will Open on Broadway


September 24, 2012 – NYTimes.com

ANN a play based on the life of Ann W. Richards, the colorful Democratic governor of Texas who died in 2006, is coming to Broadway. The play will open on March 7, 2013, at Lincoln Center Theater’s Vivian Beaumont Theater, producers Bob Boyett and Harriet Newman Leve announced Monday.

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Holland Taylor takes her play ANN to Broadway


September 24, 2012 – EW.com

ANN, a new play written and performed by Emmy-award winning Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men) will come to Lincoln Center Theater’s Vivian Beaumont Theater on March 7, 2013.