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Jeremy Irons: Broadway 'Slowly Killing Itself'

Complete video at: Actor Jeremy Irons reflects on Broadway's changes over the last 25 years. Calling the costs "ridiculously expensive," Irons argues Broadway is "slowly killing itself - the audience is slowly dying." ----- Jeremy Irons is considered one of the world's great actors, having won the Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards. On television Irons performance as Charles Ryder in Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited brought him worldwide acclaim, as well as the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Actor, and nominations for an Emmy and a British Academy Award. On the silver screen, he has starred in such films as David Lynch's Inland Empire, Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven, The Mission with Robert De Niro, and Reversal of Fortune with Glenn Close - the film based on Claus von Bulow. For this performance, Irons received the 1990 Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He made his Broadway debut in 1984 in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing opposite Glenn Close, for which he won both the Drama League Award and Tony Award for Best Actor.
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