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  • Actress Elaine Stritch dead at age 89

    Actress Elaine Stritch dead at age 89
    Elaine Stritch, whose husky voice and brassy demeanor dominated stages from New York's Broadway to London's West End in a career of more than 60 years, died at age 89 on Thursday, her spokesman said. Stritch, who also had Emmy-winning roles on the...
  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • 'Black Orpheus' Musical to Bring Bossa Nova to Broadway

    Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage (pictured above) and director George C. Wolfe ("Lucky Guy," "Angels in America") have signed on to a brewing Broadway musical adaptation of Marcel Camus' 1959 film "Black Orpheus." The score of the production will...
  • Tilda Swinton to play legendary gossip scribe Hedda Hopper

    "HEDDA, I think it's time you just shut the f--k up!" That was Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of "The Sandpiper," back in 1965. Hedda was sitting a few seats behind Elizabeth and Richard Burton. Hopper, a rabid "red-baiter" and supporter of Sen. Joe...
  • On Theater: A winning 'Company' to keep

    Among the musicals of Stephen Sondheim — and he's been turning them out regularly since 1957 — few have produced major solo hits, save for "Send in the Clowns" from "A Little Night Music." But his 1970 show "Company" came pretty darn close, as...
  • Alec Baldwin Joins Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Movie

    Alec Baldwin has joined Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes biopic and will play Robert Maheu, a key confidant of the eccentric billionaire. Beatty is producing, directing and starring as Hughes in the untitled movie, funded by Ron Burkle, Steve Bing,...
  • Review: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' shows the actress feisty, fragile

    Formidable, indomitable, irascible: Pick your adjective, and it pretty much describes the force of nature who holds the stage in "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me." But what makes this documentary on the celebrated actress and singer especially involving is...
  • Review: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' ★★&#9733 1/2
    "Everybody's got a sack of rocks," Elaine Stritch says, quoting her late husband, John Bay. Some people don't let you know it. Some people do. The 89-year-old Broadway, TV, movie and cabaret star never lets you forget it. Swinging her particular rock sack...
  • Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations

    Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations
    Costume designer Jane Greenwood is the Susan Lucci of the Tony Awards — she has been nominated 16 times but has never won. This year, her five-decade losing streak will officially come to an end. Tony organizers announced on Tuesday that Greenwood...
  • MOVIES

    MOVIES
    "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me": In this intimate and honest documentary, the complex entertainer, now 88, reflects on a career that began with a Tony-nominated Broadway splash in William Inge's 1955 play “Bus Stop” and continued nearly 60 years...
  • Stevie Nicks really wants to write music for 'Game of Thrones'

    Stevie Nicks really wants to write music for 'Game of Thrones'
    Stevie Nicks has become a huge "Game of Thrones" fan, and now she wants to write music for the HBO series. The Fleetwood Mac singer was recently interviewed by the U.K.'s Radio Times magazine and revealed her deep love for both the HBO series and the...
  • Shirley Jones Talks Frank Sinatra, Gordon MacRae at TCM Opening Night Gala

    Old Hollywood glamour was in the air on Thursday as Shirley Jones, Maureen O'Hara and Kim Novak turned out for opening night of the TCM Classic Movie Festival. The fifth annual fest kicked off with the world premiere of the restoration of Rodgers and...