Ed Harris Takes on Beethoven, LaBute

Ed Harris

hide captionEd Harris as the title character in Copying Beethoven

Actor Ed Harris plays Ludwig van Beethoven in the new film Copying Beethoven, and he's also starring in the new play Wrecks, written and directed by Neil LaBute. The play is set to begin previews at New York's Public Theater on September 26 and open on Oct. 10.

Harris has been nominated for an Academy Award several times, each for his performances in different films: The Hours, Pollock, The Truman Show and Apollo 13.

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