Broadway campaign for ‘Ann’

Holland Taylor's solo show opens in the spring

Holland Taylor’s legit solo show “Ann” will get a Gotham run this season, landing on Lincoln Center Theater’s Broadway stage this spring.

Commercial producers Bob Boyett (“One Man, Two Guvnors,” “Other Desert Cities”) and Harriet Newman Leve (“Stomp”) produce the show in association with LCT. Kevin Bailey (“Greater Tuna”) exec produces.

Also the writer of the show, Holland portrays Ann Richards, the colorful former governor of Texas. Storyline follows the politician through day-in-the-life moments in the governor’s office and beyond.

Taylor (“Two and a Half Men”) hasn’t appeared on Broadway since 1983, when she was in the cast of the short-lived flop “Moose Murders.”

“Ann” bowed in Galveston, Texas, in 2010 and also has played cities including San Antonio, Austin, Chicago and Washington, D.C., where the Kennedy Center run earlier this year logged strong biz.

Benjamin Endsley Klein, the resident director of Broadway’s “War Horse,” helms “Ann,” which will move into LCT’s Vivian Beaumont Theater in a spring run that opens March 7. The Beaumont’s current occupant, “War Horse,” is set to shutter Jan. 6.

Dates for Broadway previews of “Ann” remain to be set.

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