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Thursday, January 31, 2019

David Foster Signs With ICM Partners, Expanding To Broadway by Bruce Haring

David Foster, a 16-time Grammy-winning musician, songwriter, composer, arranger, producer and recording artist, has signed with ICM Partners, which will make touring its top priority. The ag…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Verna Bloom Dies: Versatile TV, Film, Broadway Actress Was 80 by Bruce Haring

Verna Bloom, whose memorable turn as Marion Wormer in the 1979 comedy classic Animal House saw her immortalize cucumber innuendo, has died. She passed Wednesday in Bar Harbor, Maine from dem…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Ethel Ayler Dies: Actress For Stage, Film And TV’s ‘Cosby Show’ Was 88 by Bruce Haring

Ethel Ayler, whose career spanned prominent Broadway, film and TV roles for five decades, died at age 88 on Nov. 18 in Loma Linda, Calif., according to her family. The cause of death was not…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Donald Moffat Dies: Prolific Actor For Broadway, TV And Film Was 87 by Bruce Haring

Donald Moffat, a character actor who appeared on Broadway, television and film, died Thursday in Sleepy Hollow, New York. He was 87 and passed from complications of a recent stroke, accordin…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Broadway League: Audience Getting Younger, More Kids And Teens Attending Shows – Report by Bruce Haring

Broadway used to be the province of the blue hairs. But lately, the blue hairs attending shows are as likely to be kids and teens as they are the ladies who lunch. The Broadway League's annu…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Neil Simon Dies: Popular Playwright Of Numerous Broadway Hits Was 91 by Bruce Haring

Neil Simon, the creator of such Pulitzer and Tony award-winning plays as The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park and Lost in Yonkers, has died at 91. He died last night at New York-Presbyteria…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Chazz Palminteri Joins Cast Of Broadway’s ‘A Bronx Tale’ Musical by Bruce Haring

Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri will join the cast of his Broadway musical A Bronx Tale in the role of Sonny beginning May 24. Written by Palminteri, A Bronx Tale features music b…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tim O’Connor Dies: Actor Best Known For ‘Peyton Place’ Was 90 by Bruce Haring

Character actor Tim O’Connor, best known for his role as Elliot Carson in 1960s prime time soap Peyton Place, has died. He passed in his sleep on April 5 in his longtime home of Nevada…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

President Trump Calls Michael Moore Play “Total Bomb” Via Twitter by Bruce Haring

An early Saturday evening tweetstorm from President Donald Trump focused on director and nemesis Michael Moore, characterizing the filmmaker’s now-shuttered Broadway play as “a T…

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