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Tyne Daly Withdraws From ‘Doubt’ on Broadway, Citing Well being

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Tyne Daly, the Tony- and Emmy-winning actress, is withdrawing from a starring function on Broadway this spring, citing well being points.

Daly was set to star within the first Broadway revival of “Doubt: A Parable,” John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 2004 play a couple of sexual assault accusation in opposition to a Catholic priest. She’s going to now get replaced by Amy Ryan, who will start performances Feb. 13.

Roundabout Theater Firm, the nonprofit producing the revival, introduced the solid change on Tuesday, saying in a information launch, “Ms. Daly was unexpectedly hospitalized on Friday and sadly must withdraw from the manufacturing whereas she receives medical care; she is fortunately anticipated to make a full restoration.” The group didn’t present additional particulars.

The “Doubt” revival, additionally starring Liev Schreiber, was to start previews final Friday, however that first efficiency was canceled by Roundabout, citing an unspecified sickness. The manufacturing then started performances on Saturday, with the understudy Isabel Keating happening in Daly’s stead; Keating has been performing the lead function since then, and can proceed to take action by Sunday.

Daly was to play Sister Aloysius Beauvier, a nun who serves because the principal at a Catholic college and who suspects the parish priest, Father Brendan Flynn, of misconduct. Schreiber is enjoying the priest. In 2008, the play was tailored into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman; it was additionally tailored into an opera.

Daly, 77, has labored steadily onstage and display. She has carried out in seven earlier Broadway reveals, successful a Tony Award in 1990 for starring in a revival of “Gypsy,” and incomes two extra nominations since. She has additionally received six Emmy Awards, for the tv reveals “Cagney & Lacey,” “Christy” and “Judging Amy.”

Ryan, 55, has carried out in 5 earlier Broadway reveals, and was nominated twice for Tony Awards in Roundabout revivals. Her final look on Broadway was almost 20 years in the past, when she was featured in a revival of “A Streetcar Named Need.” Since that point she has labored totally on movie and tv, incomes an Oscar nomination for her work in “Gone Child Gone.”

The “Doubt” revival, directed by Scott Ellis, will now open March 7, one week later than initially deliberate. The manufacturing, which is scheduled to run till April 14, additionally options Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Zoe Kazan.