That Time a Critic Destroyed a Satirist On
That Time a Critic Destroyed a Satirist On TV Splice TodayMore than a generation ago, TV talk was raw and unfiltered. Now, with Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, and Trevor Noah dominating the scene, ...
Posted on 6 December 2018 | 2:57 am
Wake Up With BWW 12/4: On the Red Carpet at
Wake Up With BWW 12/4: On the Red Carpet at THE CHER SHOW Opening Night, and More! Broadway WorldGood morning, BroadwayWorld! Just 20 more shopping days until Christmas! Before you get your shop on, check out some of today's top stories! Want our ...
Posted on 4 December 2018 | 2:22 am
The Living Room TV Show - Network Ten - Ten
The Living Room TV Show - Network Ten Ten Eyewitness NewsThe Living Room is a weekly show combining the best of lifestyle TV with a *fresh* entertainment spin. Watch The Living Room online and view galleries and ...
Posted on 30 November 2018 | 12:00 am
14 Career Actors on How They Earned Their
14 Career Actors on How They Earned Their Actor's Equity Card BackstageAcquiring an Equity Card is a momentous occasion for any actor and one that often transforms their life. After all, once an actor is able to secure a card, they ...
Posted on 21 November 2018 | 12:00 am
Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History:
Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: October 23 Playbill.com1844 Actor Sarah Bernhardt is born. "The Divine Sarah" creates many memorable roles in French and English, notably in Alexandre Dumas, fils' classic La ...
Posted on 23 October 2018 | 12:00 am
See the Cast of 'Legend' Then and Now
Director Ridley Scott dubbed over Bennent's voice in the film, using co-star Alice Playten for Gump's dialogue instead because Bennent's voice sounded "too German." Prior to his role in 'Legend,' Bennent had a constroversial role in 'The Tin Drum' at the ...
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:31 am
Actress Alice Playten dies
Diminutive actress Alice Playten, whose career spanned more than 50 years, parts including Baby Louise in Broadway’s original “Gypsy,” a Tony nomination for “Henry, Sweet Henry” and two Obie wins, died of heart failure complicated by both ...
Posted on 5 July 2011 | 11:45 am
Marriage, New York Style: Frank Rich and
A civil rights landmark, plus the latest production of 'The Normal Heart' and a tribute to the actress Alice Playten. Adam: Hi, Frank. When you came over to New York, we said we’d try a weekly dialogue of some sort. Right now you’re closing next week ...
Posted on 28 June 2011 | 9:39 am
Alice Playten, actress on Broadway
NEW YORK — Alice Playten, a versatile character actress and musical comedy voice whose piping wail earned her comparisons to a baby Ethel Merman, died Saturday in New York. She was 63 and lived in Manhattan. The cause was heart failure after a lifelong ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 6:56 pm
In Memoriam: Alice Playten
FRED PLOTKIN is one of America’s foremost experts on opera and has distinguished himself in many fields as a writer, speaker, consultant and as a compelling teacher. He is an expert on everything Italian, the person other so-called Italy experts turn to ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 3:18 pm