“Say Goodnight Gracie” is doing just that.
The Frank Gorshin starrer, based on the life of George Burns and written by Rupert Holmes, will close Aug. 24 at the Helen Hayes Theater.
The play misses its first-year anni on Broadway by just five weeks, having opened Sept. 16.
“Golda’s Balcony,” another one-person bioplay, is expected to follow “Gracie” into the Helen Hayes. Written by William Gibson, it stars Tovah Feldshuh as Golda Meir.
As for “Gracie,” it begins its national tour Sept. 2 at Connecticut’s Hartford Stage. Other cities and dates include Washington, D.C. (Sept. 30), Palm Beach (Oct. 7), Boston (Oct. 20) and Wilmington, Del. (Nov. 7).