Jessica L'anger.

So, earlier this week, Dallas Roberts was suddenly replaced by Christian Slater in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie. No word was initially given for the switch, but, according to Playbill.com, it was generally understood to be a creative decision on the part of director David Leveaux and producer Bill Kenwright.


Word on the street is that star Jessica Lange was none-too-pleased by Roberts's performance. One version has it that he was acting Lange out of the stratosphere. Another version, according to today's NY Post, has it that Roberts was playing around with his part in a way that "shocked and offended" Lange. We're going to go with the former, as we've heard that Lange's turn in a Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire was...no so good. As well, Christian Slater was hired, which seems to make it clear that Lange was worried about being out-acted, not being onstage with a crazy person.

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