How Laurie Metcalf made it to her own show in the nick of time


Laurie Metcalf — who’s nominated for Best Actress in a Play at the Tonys — is so in demand these days, she barely made it to her own show on Thursday.

The “A Doll’s House, Part 2” star appeared on “The Tonight Show,” but spies said, “Laurie was the last guest and they were running late — she had a 7 p.m. curtain.”

With time running out to hit the stage, Metcalf told her p.r. minders to “let her car go” and decided it would be quicker after Jimmy Fallon’s interview if she dashed on foot from 30 Rock through Times Square and to the Golden Theatre.

But an insider pointed out: “Laurie ‘runs her lines’ before every performance in her dressing room. Since that wasn’t possible — she zipped through Times Square screaming her lines in character” through throngs of tourists.

The source added, “The show’s stage manager [J.] Jason [Daunter]…



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