Alec Baldwin And Tom Sturridge's Broadway Play Orphans To Close Six Weeks Early

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Orphans, the Broadway play starring Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge is to close six weeks ahead of schedule, marking a final nail in the coffin for the headline hitting production.

Despite receiving two Tony nominations last week, producers revealed yesterday that the play will close six weeks ahead of schedule on May 19, after 27 previews and 37 regular performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

The play, which tells the tale of two orphaned brothers who kidnap an older man, earnt Brit star and Sienna Miller's fiance Tom a best lead actor Tony Award nomination and a nod for best revival.

Alec Baldwin And Tom Sturridge's Broadway Play Orphans To Close Six Weeks EarlyAlec Baldwin And Tom Sturridge's Broadway Play Orphans To Close Six Weeks Early

Tom Sturridge, Alec Baldwin and Ben Foster in Orphans (Joseph Marzullo/WENN.com)

The show hit the headlines earlier this year when Baldwin and original star Shia LaBeouf had a very public bust up over creative differences. Shia went on the quit the show with Ben Foster replacing the Transformers star.

Orphans attracted a star studded audience just last week when Tom's best mate Robert Pattinson was spotted at a performance.

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