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  • Nora Ephron, 71, took a late shine to playwriting

    Nora Ephron, 71, took a late shine to playwriting
    Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday at 71, had a diverse writing career that extended well beyond the romantic comedy films that made her famous. Over the decades, she worked as a journalist for the New York Post and several magazines, wrote a handful of...
  • Barbra Streisand sets Hollywood Bowl date for concert tour

    Barbra Streisand sets Hollywood Bowl date for concert tour
    Babs is coming to the Bowl.  As part of her 2012 concert tour -- her first in five years -- Barbra Streisand has added a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Nov. 9. The 8 p.m. concert is the only scheduled Los Angeles stop on the tour. The concert is...
  • Marvin Hamlisch tribute in New York draws big stars

    Marvin Hamlisch tribute in New York draws big stars
    The late Marvin Hamlisch received a tribute Tuesday evening in New York that drew a number of friends and collaborators from the worlds of theater, music and movies. The roster of attendees to the invitation-only event included Barbra Streisand, Neil...
  • Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
    Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." The episode aired Wednesday night and featured the famed violinist performing Fritz Kreisler's "Spanish...
  • Jerry Lewis' 'Nutty Professor' musical opens in Nashville

    Jerry Lewis' 'Nutty Professor' musical opens in Nashville
    Jerry Lewis officially unveiled his new stage-musical version of "The Nutty Professor" this week in Nashville. The brief engagement, which runs through Aug. 19, is an out-of-town tryout in anticipation of a hoped-for transfer to Broadway. Lewis, who is...
  • The Morning Fix: R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch. The Osbournes vs. NBC.

    The Morning Fix: R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch. The Osbournes vs. NBC.
    After the coffee. Before wishing I didn't have to wait until next year to see 'The Great Gatsby.' The Skinny: Warner Bros. announced Monday that it was bumping the release of its "The Great Gatsby" adaptation from Christmas to summer 2013, and I'm...
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68: Sudden, brief illness halted busy life

    Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68: Sudden, brief illness halted busy life
    Marvin Hamlisch, the stage and film composer who created the memorable songs for "A Chorus Line," has died at 68. The composer died on Monday in Los Angeles after collapsing from a brief illness, his family said in a statement. One of the most...
  • Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90; had a sharp wit

    Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90; had a sharp wit
    Judith Crist, who blazed a trail as the first full-time female film critic at a major U.S. newspaper and went on to become widely known to cinema lovers through her movie reviews in TV Guide magazine and on the "Today" show, died Tuesday at age 90. Crist...
  • Marvin Hamlisch, 68, remembered by theater collaborators

    Marvin Hamlisch, 68, remembered by theater collaborators
    Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday in Los Angeles at 68, was one of the most honored composers in the theater world, and one of the hardest working. From his songs for "A Chorus Line," which opened in 1975 and ran on Broadway for close to 15 years, to...
  • Without Marvin Hamlisch, some uncertainty for 'Nutty Professor'

    Without Marvin Hamlisch, some uncertainty for 'Nutty Professor'
    "The Nutty Professor" was the last stage musical that Marvin Hamlisch completed before the composer died unexpectedly on Monday at 68. The show, directed by and based on the movie that starred Jerry Lewis, is having its world premiere in Nashville through...
  • 'The Lion King' to surpass 'A Chorus Line' on Broadway

    'The Lion King' to surpass 'A Chorus Line' on Broadway
    "The Lion King" is set to roar past "A Chorus Line" on Wednesday to become the fifth-longest running show in Broadway history. The Disney musical, directed by Julie Taymor, has been playing for 14 years and nine months. It opened at the New Amsterdam...