Broadway play 'Ann,' the solo show written by and starring Holland Taylor, has moved up its closing date, with the production now scheduled to close at the end of the month.
TV and bigscreen vet Taylor ("Two and a Half Men," "The Practice") had been nominated for a Tony for her performance in the bio about late Texas governor Ann Richards, but the kudo went to Cicely Tyson in "The Trip to Bountiful." With no trophy to help prod sales, producers -- led by Bob Boyett and Harriet Newman Leve -- opted to close the show a couple of months before the original end date of Sept. 1.
Taylor has been working on the stage project, directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, for more than five years. The show opened in Galveston, Tex. in 2010 and played a couple of more stops in that state before going on to stints in Chicago and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
No further plans for the play have been announced, but future stints for "Ann" remain a possibility. Show shutters at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater June 30.