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A Stage Version of Cheers Is in the Works

Cheers

A Stage Version of Cheers Is in the Works

Originally posted 06/09/2015 02:10PM

Here's something to raise a glass to: Cheers is bound for the stage.

For fans missing their weekly trip to the bar "where everybody knows your name," one of the legendary sitcom's stars has exciting news.

"You know," John Ratzenberger, who played postal worker Cliff Clavin on the sitcom, told PEOPLE at the Los Angeles premiere of Inside Out, "I just got an email yesterday that CBS is planning a stage show of Cheers.'"

More than 20 years after the Boston-based sitcom ended its run in 1993, Ratzenberger mused to PEOPLE that a theatrical production "could be good. It could be horrible. If it was a musical, that would be kind of fun, sure. If it's a drama like Tennessee Williams, that would be kind of depressing."

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5 Things We Learned About Cheers from John Ratzenberger | John Ratzenberger

John Ratzenberger

5 Things We Learned About Cheers from John Ratzenberger

Originally posted 11/12/2013 01:00PM

John Ratzenberger, aka Cliff Clavin from Cheers, did a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") Monday, and in between personal tidbits (his favorite color is "blush red") and career trivia (did you know he was in The Empire Strikes Back? We didn't), there were some great lesser-known facts about the long-running NBC series that we thought were super-interesting. So we're sharing them with you.

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John Ratzenberger's Last Call on Dancing | John Ratzenberger

Dancing With the Stars

John Ratzenberger's Last Call on Dancing With the Stars

Originally posted 05/02/2007 08:30AM

John Ratzenberger left Dancing With the Stars like a gentleman on Tuesday night – without complaint and with a lady on his arm.

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Cheers's Cliff to Join Dancing with the Stars | John Ratzenberger

John Ratzenberger

Cheers's Cliff to Join Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 03/02/2007 09:20AM

Now a new generation of viewers will know his name: Former Cheers star John Ratzenberger will join the cast of Dancing with the Stars, ABC announced Friday on Good Morning America.

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