Injury Forces Michael McKean Out of Broadway Show | NBC New York

Injury Forces Michael McKean Out of Broadway Show

McKean was struck by a car that jumped a curb Tuesday on the Upper West Side

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    Broadway producers are scrambling to fill Michael McKean's part in a revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" as the actor recovers from a broken leg after being hit by a car on the Upper West Side.

    Producer Jeffrey Richards said Wednesday that McKean's role will be played by James Lecesne from now on following Tuesday night's accident.

    McKean, 64, suffered a broken leg and facial lacerations when a car jumped the curb at 86th Street and Broadway, according to sources. He was being treated at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital

    Richards says McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the movie "This is Spinal Tap," is in stable condition.

    The actor has apparently never skipped a show in his career, and Richards says "this is the kind of first we are reluctant to announce."

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