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Mike Nichols

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  • Ebert and Siskel: Partners shared unique relationship

    This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic.   On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
  • Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure

    Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure
    In 2012, The Times published the following profile of Mike Nichols as he set about to direct a Broadway revival of "Death of a Saleman." Nichols died Wednesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest at his New York home. Mike Nichols is running scared....
  • Networks plan Elizabeth Taylor tributes

    Networks plan Elizabeth Taylor tributes
    Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
  • 'Dream On' Actress Stars In 'Boeing-Boeing' At Hartford Stage

    'Dream On' Actress Stars In 'Boeing-Boeing' At Hartford Stage
    Denny Dillon has lived an improvised life. Whether growing up in Cleveland, only to be thrust into high school in the Philippines, or riffing with John Travolta, which landed her a memorable part in"Saturday Night Fever," or finding herself in an out-of-...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Inside guy, Buck Henry

    Patt Morrison Asks: Inside guy, Buck Henry
    Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of...
  • Tweets take their (expletive) place among city's rich literary tradition

    Tweets take their (expletive) place among city's rich literary tradition
    Olivia Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, once tried to shock her husband out of his habit of profane tirades by repeating one to him verbatim. Bemused, he replied that he hoped he didn't sound like that because, "You got the words right, Livy, but you don't...
  • Andrew Garfield is 'getting on the fridge' as Biff, Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield is 'getting on the fridge' as Biff, Spider-Man
    NEW YORK — Seeing as he grew up in the county of Surrey in southeast England and was called one of Britain's rising stage actors at an early age, you might expect that Andrew Garfield has Sir Laurence Olivier as one of his role models. But his...
  • Tony Awards: 'Death of a Salesman' wins for revival of a play

    Tony Awards: 'Death of a Salesman' wins for revival of a play
    The recent production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield, won the Tony Award for revival of a play. Scott Rudin, one of the producer's of the revival, accepted the award and was joined on stage by...
  • Tony Awards 2012: Mike Nichols wins for 'Death of a Salesman'

    Tony Awards 2012: Mike Nichols wins for 'Death of a Salesman'
    Mike Nichols picked up his sixth Tony Award on Sunday for directing the recent revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman." Nichols, 80, thanked Rebecca Miller, the daughter of the playwright, as well as the cast and crew of the production. The...
  • 'Once' in a lifetime night at 2012 Tony Awards; 'Clybourne Park' wins best play

    'Once' in a lifetime night at 2012 Tony Awards; 'Clybourne Park' wins best play
    Broadway fell fast for "Once," the melancholy but moving movie-to-musical about a lovelorn Irish street musician and his Czech guardian angel, which scooped Disney's chirpier "Newsies: The Musical" for the award for best musical at the 2012 Tony Awards....
  • Yelp begins featuring content on Bing Local search pages

    Yelp begins featuring content on Bing Local search pages
    Local reviews site Yelp will begin featuring content -- including review snippets and photos -- on Microsoft Bing Local search pages. San Francisco-based Yelp said the new "Powered by Yelp" experience would be featured prominently on relevant Bing...