Is Everbody On B’way Using Earpieces?

It’s one thing for Cicely Tyson, in her 90s, to be fed lines on Broadway right now in “The Gin Game.” But Bruce Willis (pictured)? Lazy! Learn your damn lines! (Details.) On the other hand, even such a professional as Angela Lansbury uses earpieces onstage. At least the technology has improved since 1986, when Mary Martin struggled through Kirkwood’s “Legends!”. Wearing a primitive earpiece during a Washington, DC, performance, Miss Martin heard taxi dispatches instead of cues and blurted, “Take me to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, please!”

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