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VarietyInfusing the evening with genial snark, Seth MacFarlane joined David Letterman, Jon Stewart and Chris Rock as hosts tapped to heighten the Oscars' hipness quotient and address its age-old (which is to say, old age) problem. Once viewers got past the...
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's "My Funny Valentine" on Saturday was billed as a program of romantic music, but it wasn't all boy-meets-girl. Featuring Michael Andrew and Swingerhead, the concert was just as much a love letter to musical theater...
OSCARS: Music brings contrasts, global view: John Williams lands 48th nom while Danna scores first Acad honorsVarietyWith Thursday's Oscar nominations in the music categories, the Academy offered up some notable contrasts. John Williams scored a record 48th nomination, while veteran Canadian composer Mychael Danna scored his first two. Williams, 80, was nominated for...
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year. •Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
As 2012 draws to a close, let's take a look back at the year in Chicago theater. January started with a roar — Klea Blackhurst doing Ethel Merman doing "Gypsy" at the Drury Lane Theatre. Twyla Tharp, an artist who refuses to stop reworking her...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTCM has released its classy “TCM Remembers” video that honors people who've died in the closing year. The tribute features writers (Ray Bradbury, Gore Vidal), singers (Andy Williams, Davy Jones, Whitney Houston), a comedian (Phyllis Diller), a...
Liz Smith"THE THING is there are people who are writing phony romans a clef about people they never knew or met. Like Jackie Susann. If you are writing about people you actually know, then it's different. But to take Mrs. Onassis or Lee Radziwill or me, like...
LOS ANGELES -- Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including"The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68. Family spokesman Jason Lee said Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness. Other details...
This weekend: Anne Hathaway hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; ‘Family Guy’ marks 200th episode; Christina Ricci visits ‘The Good Wife’The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe highlights this weekend: 1. Anne Hathaway hosts “Saturday Night Live,” which can satirize the election results with Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah), Mitt Romney (Jason Sudeikis) and Joe Biden (Sudeikis again). Hathaway can help them spoof ...
Dallas Symphony OrchestraAll of us at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra are shocked and saddened by the new this morning of the passing of Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch. Marvin was a consummate musician and composer who in many ways revolutionized theater music, film...
Tags: Tony Awards, Theater, Culture, Music, Wicked (musical)
(CNN) - Marvin Hamlisch, a prolific composer who put together musical ensembles for an array of movies, television and theater shows, died at his home in Los Angeles, his agent said Tuesday. His work over a four-decade career earned him three Oscars,...
Whether or not you consider Barbra Streisand the last reigning diva of a more lyrical period in American pop music, she certainly stands as a symbol of the era that gave us Judy Garland, Ethel Merman, Lena Horne, Dinah Washington, Doris Day, Sarah Vaughan...
Tags: Lena Horne, Personal Service, Volo, Ethel Merman, United Center
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