Katie Holmes Plants Her Stake on Broadway – and Succeeds

You’ll want to know what sort of performance Katie Holmes gives in Theresa Rebeck’s Dead Accounts, which marks the actress’s second Broadway appearance and her first since she slipped out of the orbit of That Superstar Who Declared His Love by Jumping on a Sofa.

She’s good.

Katie Holmes Draws Applause as Dead Accounts Previews on Broadway

Katie Holmes brought star power, and a touch of improvisation, in her return to the Broadway stage on Monday, as the new family comedy Dead Accounts opened for previews.

Holmes, 33, drew applause on several occasions – notably, when a telephone she was using in one scene broke, and she deftly fixed it without skipping a beat, even punctuating her dialogue by slapping the broken piece back into place.