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Katharine Hepburn

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  • Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress

    Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress
    For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Oscars 2012: Streep beams

    Oscars 2012: Streep beams
    You figure this would be old hat for Meryl Streep by now, given that she's been nominated for about a gazillion Oscars. But a clearly delighted Streep said hearing her name announced from the Oscars' stage was a near-surreal experience. "They call...
  • First Folio invites you into the life of Katharine Hepburn

    It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • Stefanie Powers brings Tallulah Bankhead to life in 'Looped' at the Hippodrome

    Stefanie Powers brings Tallulah Bankhead to life in 'Looped' at the Hippodrome
    In the second and best installment of “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour,” the follow-up to “I Love Lucy,” the guest star is Tallulah Bankhead, playing herself as a new neighbor of the Ricardos and Mertzes. During a clash of...
  • Broadway Vet Carolyn Kirsch In Newington's "Driving Miss Daisy"

    Broadway veteran Carolyn Kirsch will direct and star in Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" which opens the Mainstage season at Newington Town Hall, 131 Cedar St., on Sept. 14 to 16. Kirsch is a veteran nine Broadway shows, including the original...
  • National Theatre Live Begins New HD Screening Season In Connecticut

    National Theatre Live Begins New HD Screening Season In Connecticut
    The new season of HD screenings from the National Theatre Live series begin Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," Simon Stephens' stage...
  • Tourism Proposal: Create The Connecticut Theater Trail

    If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and  a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?  Is the state tourism office missing a market?  After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
  • Fashion books reviewed: 'City of Style,' 'By Invitation Only'

     Fashion books reviewed: 'City of Style,' 'By Invitation Only'
    Looking for a stylish read? Here are some very fashionable books out this spring. "City of Style" (Harper Collins, $21.99) is an approachable field guide to L.A. style in all its incarnations, whether Laurel Canyon bohemians or Mexican American cholas,...
  • Alan Bennett's London Hit 'People' Screened At Connecticut Theaters

    People who see "People" are the luckiest people in the theater world. At least those catching Alan Bennett's "People," a London Hit that will be screened live as part of London's National Theatre Live broadcasts and shown in selected Connecticut cinemas...