| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Published on Mar 10, 2013
"All my life, people have had a connection to me because of Rhoda," Harper, who seems decades younger than her 73 years, says of her beloved TV alter ego, working gal Rhoda Morgenstern. "Now there are things I want to share."...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Yes, "Looped" is a bit of a camp-fest.
But why is that a bad thing?
The comedy centered on Tallulah Bankhead - so wiped out by drugs and drink she can't loop a line of dialog for what would be her last film - is not the stuff of high-minded drawing...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:53 AM
NEW YORK — Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on television’s “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its spinoff, “Rhoda,” has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
People magazine reported on its website...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The comedy "Looped" – opening at Parker Playhouse next Tuesday for a six-day run before going on national tour – was never supposed to happen.
And the show about flamboyant actress Tallulah Bankhead near the end of her tumultuous life almost...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Valerie Harper will share her battle against incurable brain cancer in an NBC News documentary hosted by Meredith Vieira.
"This first-person account captures Harper's raw, emotional and hopeful journey as she goes through experimental treatments and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
You'd think the past can't surprise you, but traveling through the past 40 years of lead actress Emmys yields one "Did this really happen?" moment after another.
It can't be only me, for example, taken aback that NBC's The Golden Girls won three...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Valerie Harper is exiting the tour of Matthew Lombardo’s “Looped” for medical reasons.
The actress, 73, was hospitalized earlier this month in New York City when she was rehearsing for the tour which was to kick off at Hartford’...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's getting harder and harder to decide what Julia Louis-Dreyfus should be most famous for.
You'd think her defining role as Elaine on NBC's Seinfeld would seal the deal. Then came boffo notices for her lead performances on CBS mainstay The New...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Valerie Harper, a four-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominated actress, was hospitalized over the weekend in New York City where she was rehearsing for the tour of the comedy "Looped," which was set to begin later this month in Hartford.
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:16 AM
R.J. Julia Booksellers, one of the premiere independent bookstores in the state, is hosting a discussion of January Joiner, the new Laura Jacqmin play which begins performances that same week at the Long Wharf Theater. Jacqmin and the show’s...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Betty White is turning 90, and NBC is saluting the surviving star of "The Golden Girls." She gets a 90-minute special at 8 p.m. Monday that features her "Mary Tyler Moore" co-stars and her "Hot in Cleveland" co-stars. The stars celebrating White include...