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  • Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre
    In 1997 I interviewd Julie Harris and Linda Purl oin advance of the production of Athol Fugard's "the Road to Mecca" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.  By FRANK RIZZO In Athol Fugard's play, ``The Road to Mecca,'' Julie Harris plays an elderly woman...
  • Julie Harris' Last Performance On Stage At Monomoy Theater On Cape Cod

    Julie Harris' Last Performance On Stage At Monomoy Theater On Cape Cod
    From my 2008 piece.:    It started with Alan Rust casually saying to his friend Julie Harris, "I was going to ask you if you'd like to do 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,' but I didn't have the heart to ask you to play...
  • Talking to Julie Harris About Her 'Literary Ladies'

    I interviewed Julie Harris several times over the years but one of my favorites was for a piece I did for The Hartford Courant in 1990 in advance of a tour of "Driving Miss Daisy" at New Haven's Shubert Theater. By FRANK RIZZO "Don't call Julie Harris...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star

    Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
  • Edward Gorey's gothic tales from the vault

    Edward Gorey's gothic tales from the vault
    Twelve years after his death on tax day 2000, Edward Gorey — writer, illustrator, Victorian aesthete born half a century too late — has earned an adjective all his own: "Goreyesque." The word is used, increasingly, to refer to anything that...
  • Julie Harris Dead at 87

    Julie Harris, one of Broadway's most honored performers, whose roles ranged from the flamboyant Sally Bowles in "I Am a Camera" to the reclusive Emily Dickinson in "The Belle of Amherst", died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died at her West Chatham, Mass....
  • Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages

    Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages
    Julie Harris, who died Saturday at 87, was often described as a Broadway legend, having received a total of six Tony Awards during her career. But like many stage actresses of her generation, Harris frequently toured and spent a lot of time performing...
  • Julie Harris, a Chicago appreciation

     Julie Harris, a Chicago appreciation
    Chicago theater often is perceived as a kind of giant theater graduate school — a place for young artists to find opportunity, refine their craft and attract attention from elsewhere. There is truth to that image. But sometimes, an older actor...
  • Geoffrey Rush to star in film version of 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

    Geoffrey Rush to star in film version of 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
    Geoffrey Rush will reprise his role in the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" for the big screen, according to news reports in Canada. The Oscar-winning actor, who has appeared in the hit stage musical in his native Australia, also is expected to serve as...
  • An Appreciation: Julie Harris, Broadway saint

    Julie Harris wasn’t simply one of the great American actors of the 20th century. She represented to those in her profession a reverential ideal. Harris died Saturday at 87 at her home in Chatham, Mass., far away from the bright lights of Broadway....
  • Our Laguna: Playhouse fundraiser a California dream

    More than $100,000 was raised at the Laguna Playhouse California Dreamin' fundraiser held Nov. 16 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point. Founded in 1920, the Playhouse may be one of the oldest continuously operating theaters on the West...