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Thursday, June 10, 2021

‘Girls5eva’ Helps Peacock Cement Its Brand as the Go-To Place for Smart, Female-Focused Comedy by Caroline Framke

There’s rarely been a TV moment as purely joyous, strange and poignant as the final scene of “Girls5eva,” Peacock’s new comedy about a ‘90s girl group reuniting 20 years later to r…

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Maya Rudolph on Playing a Villain in ‘Enchanted’ Sequel, Working With ‘Dream Come True’ Amy Adams by Caroline Framke

The announcement that Maya Rudolph would be joining “Disenchanted” — the sequel to Disney’s 2011 hit “Enchanted” — as a villain was exciting news, if not completely surprising.…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Maya Rudolph on Burnout, Beyoncé and the Magic Link Between Music and Comedy by Caroline Framke

Maya Rudolph is one of six creative leaders in comedy honored for Variety‘s 2021 Power of Women. For more, click here. When Maya Rudolph was a kid, she’d stage one-girl musicals in her l…

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

‘The Long Song’ Disrupts PBS Masterpiece’s Typical Slate By Putting Black Characters First: TV Review by Caroline Framke

“The Long Song” knows what an audience might expect from a period drama airing on the BBC, as it did in the UK in 2018, or under the PBS Masterpiece banner, as it will in the US starting…

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre