December 03, 2016  

Eddie Izzard and Dennis Haysbert Forgot Lines on Stage

June 26, 2010 (3:42 am) GMT
Their debut performance in David Mamet's play 'Race' was panned by critics when they stumble on the dialog.

and disappointed theatre-goers with a shaky start to their stint on Broadway - reportedly forgetting their lines and stumbling through their first performance of "Race".

The British comic has joined forces with the former "" star to tackle the lead roles in David Mamet's play, with Izzard stepping into the role previously played by James Spader. But the New York Post reports the actors failed to impress the audience when they took to the New York stage for their first performance on Monday, June 21 night.

A source tells the publication, "(They) seemed unsteady and most forgetful of their lines. Doing any Mamet play is no easy task and the dialog is unwieldy. It was their first performance, hopefully things will improve as they get into the roles."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jeremih Allegedly Sends a Body Double to Perform for Him in Houston
  2. Twitter Trolls Respond to Amy Schumer's 'Barbie' Casting With Fat-Shaming Comments
  3. Kylie Jenner Braves the Cold Weather in Racy Bikini in These Pics
  4. Naked Jai Courtney Chased 'Suicide Squad' Director Around on Set. See the NSFW Photo!
  5. Robert Pattinson Is Proud of Kristen Stewart and Is 'Super Impressed' With Her Rolling Stones Video
  6. Lady GaGa Wants Fans to Join Her at Super Bowl Halftime Show
  7. Supergirl to Battle Superman's Villain Mr. Mxyzptlk This Season
  8. J. Cole Disses Fellow Rappers on New Song 'False Prophet'