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  • Broadway to Honor Lengendary Actor Paul Newman

    On Friday night, Broadway theaters will dim their lights at curtain time to honor late, legendary film actor Paul Newman. Newman, who died late last week from complications of lung cancer, starred in a number of Broadway productions early in his long and...
  • Natasha Richardson dies

    NEW YORK - Tributes have begun to pour in from across the show business generations for Natasha Richardson, the Tony Award-winning actress who died after suffering a head injury on a ski slope. "She was a wonderful woman and actress and treated me like I...
  • Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee

    Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee
    "MAYBE I shouldn't say this, but so often during the last 30 years, you're trying to make something better than it is," actress Mare Winningham confides. "You're trying to find richness where there isn't any. You're trying to find complexity where there...
  • 'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations

    'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations
    "In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards nominees were...
  • Valerie Harper tackles Tallulah

    Valerie Harper tackles Tallulah
    THESE days, the actress formerly known as Rhoda sports personas vastly different from the straight-talking New Yorker she created for television's classic sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda." Three decades later, Valerie Harper...
  • A poison pen

    Reading "The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal" is like watching a cobra devour forest vermin. Even if you don't have much feeling for the prey, you may pause at the thought of what might happen if the monster turned its attention on you. Not that Vidal...
  • Bohemian tenants shown the door

    NEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
  • Supplementary Information to the 2008 Emmy Awards Categories

    OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES 'Boston Legal' (ABC) First eligible year: 2005 Year(s) nominated in Outstanding Drama Series: 2007, 2008 Nominations this year: 7 Total: 22 nominations, 5 wins 'Damages' (FX) First eligible year: 2008 Year(s) nominated in...
  • Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles

    Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles
    Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84. Getty, who also won...
  • Longtime love story a window on culture

    " Chris & Don: A Love Story" is a fascinating documentary, one much better than its rather flat and unimaginative title. What an extraordinary and unusual love story it turns out, by its end, to be, that of the long, devoted gay partnership between...
  • Marcia & Lorenzo are real cool geezers

    Marcia  &   Lorenzo are real cool geezers
    WHEN was the last time you heard anyone get excited about a new film critic? That was my reaction when "Michael Clayton" director Tony Gilroy began raving to me about the review he'd seen on YouTube. "It was terrific," he said. "I sent it to George...
  • Newman Tribute on TCM: Oct.12

     
    Yup, that's the big important date to remember, when TCM will devote its full Sunday schedule to Paul Newman classics, including ...Cool Hand Luke (1967), Somebody up There Likes Me (1956), Torn Curtain (1966), Exodus (1960), Hud (1963), and......