Stockard Channing Hopes to Go Back to B’way’s It’s Only a Play Soon

first_img View Comments Channing took home a Tony for Joe Egg and has been nominated for her performances in Other Desert Cities, Pal Joey, The Lion in Winter, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, Six Degrees of Separation and The House of Blue Leaves. Tony winner Stockard Channing, who as previously reported is out of the star-studded comedy It’s Only a Play on Doctor’s orders, is aiming to get back to the show soon. A spokesperson for the production told Broadway.com: “On the advice of her physician, Ms. Channing will be returning to her role in It’s Only A Play next week. We had previously anticipated her return this week but let us assure you that she will be returning to the production shortly—it’s only an injury.” Tony nominee Isabel Keating is stepping into the role of Virginia Noyes. Show Closed This production ended its run on June 7, 2015 Directed by Jack O’Brien, the Broadway production is currently in preview at the Schoenfeld Theatre and will officially open on October 9. The show, penned by Terrence McNally, also stars Tony winners Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, Emmy winner Megan Mullally, Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint and newcomer Micah Stock. Related Shows It’s Only a Playlast_img read more