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  • Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut

    Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut
    Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of "Gypsy"  July 10 to 20.  It is the third  and final show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes the musical "A...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Hayes Dean, Cheo Feliciano, Hal Cooper

    Phillip Hayes Dean Actor, director wrote one-man play 'Paul Robeson' Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, a playwright, director and actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a...
  • 'Babe Ruth's Called Shot' about baseball, myth

     'Babe Ruth's Called Shot' about baseball, myth
    It was the most stupendous home run in the history of baseball, and it happened right here in Chicago. There are no films of that ball in flight, but we know that it came off the bat of an aging slugger and arched high into the air and became legend....
  • Phillip Hayes Dean, playwright of 'Paul Robeson,' dies at 83

    Phillip Hayes Dean, playwright of 'Paul Robeson,' dies at 83
    Phillip Hayes Dean, the theater actor, director and playwright whose stage biography of Paul Robeson is currently being performed in Los Angeles, has died at age 83. Dean died Monday in L.A. of an aortic aneurysm, according to a spokeswoman for the...
  • Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations

    Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations
    Costume designer Jane Greenwood is the Susan Lucci of the Tony Awards — she has been nominated 16 times but has never won. This year, her five-decade losing streak will officially come to an end. Tony organizers announced on Tuesday that Greenwood...
  • Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

    Jane Greenwood, the longtime theatrical costume designer whose first Broadway credit was 1963′s "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," will receive a lifetime achievement trophy during the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony. A legit stalwart with a long list of...
  • Long Wharf's 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' Fitting Tribute To Wisdom

    Long Wharf's 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' Fitting Tribute To Wisdom
    The show: Athol Fugard's "The Shadow of the Hummingbird" at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II in New Haven. What makes it special?: It marks Fugard's return to the stage as an actor for the first time in 15 years in this world premiere of his latest work....
  • Kevin Costner tackles football in 'Draft Day'

    Kevin Costner is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns in his new movie, "Draft Day." The Ivan Reitman-directed project a kind of gridiron "Moneyball" takes place on that fateful spring day when the 32 teams in the National Football League go...
  • For Leslie Uggams, '4 Girls 4' at Easton's State Theater another step in illustrious career

    In a career that now has stretched 60 years and included music, television, theater and movies, actress and singer Leslie Uggams has worked with just about everyone. She performed with Frank Sinatra as well as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. She's...
  • Ebony Repertory to resume 'Paul Robeson' play with Keith David

    Ebony Repertory to resume  'Paul Robeson' play with Keith David
    A new Los Angeles production of the Phillip Hayes Dean play "Paul Robeson," starring Keith David, will resume performances Friday, the Ebony Repertory Theatre announced. Performances of the play at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center were postponed...
  • Keith David's injury postpones Ebony Repertory's 'Paul Robeson'

    Keith David's injury postpones Ebony Repertory's 'Paul Robeson'
    A new production of the Phillip Hayes Dean play "Paul Robeson" that was scheduled to open Friday in Los Angeles has been postponed due to an injury sustained by actor Keith David. The play, a production by the Ebony Repertory Theatre at the Nate...