Bruce Willis Will Make His Broadway Debut in Stage Adaptation of Stephen King’s Misery
We have seen him save Earth (several times!), be an assassin, lead a Special-Ops team, and go back in time. This time Willis is heading in a slightly different direction as he makes his Broadway debut in a stage adaptation of Stephen King’s Misery. Elizabeth Marvel (True Grit, Burn After Reading) will co-star in the play, penned by two-time Oscar winner William Goldman and directed by Will Frears.
Misery Chastain was dead. Paul Sheldon (Willis) had just killed her – with relief, with joy. Misery had made him rich; she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers. And now he wanted to get on to some real writing.
That’s when the car accident happened, and he woke up in pain in a strange bed. But it wasn’t the hospital. Annie Wilkes (Marvel) had pulled him from the wreck, brought him to her remote mountain home, splinted and set his mangled legs.
The good news was that Annie was a nurse and has pain-killing drugs. The bad news was that she was Paul’s Number One Fan. And when she found out what Paul had done to Misery, she didn’t like it. She didn’t like it at all. And now he had to bring Misery back to life. Or else…