Stage to Screens: Jim Parsons of 'The Big Bang Theory' Makes His Broadway Debut
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Playbill -- Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons, famed as the genius-nerd Sheldon of TV's "The Big Bang Theory," is among the stars of The Normal Heart on Broadway.
A few months ago, Jim Parsons had what he calls a "Come to Jesus" call with his manager and two of his agents. After more than six years away from theatre, the Emmy Award winning actor who plays savant-like theoretical physicist Sheldon on the hit CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" felt that it was time to scratch an itch he was having to return to the stage — and that his three-month summer hiatus from "Big Bang" was a good opportunity to do it. (Full Story)