Marriott's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' hits jackpot
Chicago TribuneMarriott's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' hits jackpot for laughsChicago TribuneThe 1992 comedy film, "Honeymoon in Vegas," which starred Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, James Caan, Anne Bancroft and a 6-year-old Bruno Mars, put a humorous spin about gambling bets gone terribly wrong, an angry mother's curse and an army ...
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 1:19 pm
Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready
Broadway.comMichael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch SongBroadway.comThe 2017-2018 theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Fall Preview series captures the stars and creators bringing these stories center stage ...
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 11:05 am
Academy's 'Prisoner offers glimpse of '70s
Cape Cod Times (subscription)Academy's 'Prisoner offers glimpse of '70s ManhattanCape Cod Times (subscription)And Jack Lemmon, who played Mel opposite Anne Bancroft in the 1975 film version of “Prisoner,” continued that tradition.) Birmingham, on the other hand, seems a little uncomfortable as Edna, sometimes leading to a short circuit in the chemistry between ...
Posted on 4 September 2017 | 9:36 am
Fall Preview: Michael Urie & Mercedes
Broadway.comFall Preview: Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch SongBroadway.comMERCEDES: You're not going to believe this: It was reading it a couple of months ago. I never saw it, I'm embarrassed to say. So, then it was the question of should I watch Anne Bancroft [in the film version], but then I thought I better not. You start ...
Posted on 4 September 2017 | 7:02 am
How Actor Anne Bancroft Beat Out Audrey
Playbill.comHow Actor Anne Bancroft Beat Out Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor for Her Tony-Winning RolePlaybill.comA half-century later, that's how the world still remembers Anne Bancroft, now the subject of a richly detailed and definitive biography by Douglass K. Daniel out September 1. A great actor was already formed and functioning in the pre-Gittel days ...
Posted on 2 September 2017 | 9:04 pm
Mad Men Recap: That’s What the Money Is
“I’m ready,” Don Draper tells his new lover, Diana, in the second-to-last-scene of “New Business.” Something in Jon Hamm’s delivery suggests that Don means it this time — that he’s ready to commit to a woman and have an entirely adult (and maybe even monogamous) relationship. Does he mean it? ... More »
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:01 am
Vivian Nathan, Original Member of The Actors
She appeared in the original Broadway productions of Tennessee Williams' 'The Rose Tattoo' and 'Camino Real' and played Jane Fonda's psychiatrist in 'Klute.'
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:42 am
Richard Dysart Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘L.A.
Richard Dysart , the stage and screen actor who won an Emmy Award in 1992 for playing senior partner Leland McKenzie on NBC’s hit legal drama L.A. Law , died April 5 in his home after a long illness. He was 86. Born March 20, 1929, Dysart got his start in radio as a teen and worked at New York’s off-Broadway Circle in the Square Theatre in the 1950s. But it was his role as McKenzie on L.A. Law ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 11:08 am
Kenny Solms tells about success as comedy
If variety is the spice of life, Kenny Solms has tasted great success and writes about it in his memoir, BITS: A Comedy Writer’s Screams of Consciousness. Touted in his hometown newspaper as “Philadelphia’s funniest person,” he began his career in New York, where he teamed up with New York University classmate Gail Parent to ... The post Kenny Solms tells about success as comedy writer for the ...
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 6:17 pm
Actors Circle to present ‘The Miracle
FACTORYVILLE — Local theater group Actors Circle will present “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson April 16 through 19 and 23 through 26 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Performances will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 3:02 pm
THE 2015 HOUSTON THEATER AWARDS: THE WINNERS
Christy Watkins didn’t seem the least bit fazed in dispelling the looming specter of Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan, teacher and savior of deaf-mute Helen Keller in William Gibson’s bio-drama. She stirred us to our core. Never once did Bancroft pop ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:05 pm
Linda Gray of 'Dallas' is ready to hustle up
Gray, then a model, stood in for Anne Bancroft, who wasn’t available that day. The book is out Sept. 8. At least she’s not kissing the director this time. “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart traded her goth garb for a preppy shade of peach to make out ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:08 pm
Italian woman, 46, arrested for locking 'toy
Neither has been named. In The Graduate, the classic 1967 film, 21-year-old Benjamin Braddock, played by Dustin Hoffman, is seduced by an older woman, Mrs Robinson, played by Anne Bancroft. The relationship turns sour when Benjamin realises they have ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:59 am
Lily Tomlin and the generational feminism of
It's a pretty special conversation to me, and after we finished recording, she sat for a moment and we talked more about Carl Reiner and about an encounter she had with Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft during the Broadway run of her remarkable show ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 12:11 pm
'Miracle Worker' seeks to be heard
Immortalized on stage and screen by Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan and a young Patty Duke as Helen Keller, this classic tells the story of the struggle of Annie Sullivan, played in TCT’s production by Elaine Chilcoat, and her student Helen Keller ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:21 am
Open Question: Do you think Anne Bancroft
Posted on 22 August 2017 | 12:18 pm
Resolved Question: What is your favorite
Bryce Dallas Howard
Catherine Zeta Jones
Anne Bancroft - ELEPHANT MAN
Alfre Woodard - HEART & SOULS
Angelina Jolie - GIRL INTERRUPTED
Abigail Breslin - SIGNS
Ashley Judd - KISS THE GIRLS
Barbra Streisand - NUTS
Bonnie Hunt - CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN
Bryce Dallas Howard - THE VILLAGE
Brie Larson - ROOM
Colleen Dewhurst - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
Catherine Zeta Jones - CHICAGO
Dakota Fanning - HIDE AND SEEK
Farrah Fawcett - EXTREMITIES
Geena Davis - LONG KISS GOODNIGHT
Goldie Hawn - BIRD ON A WIRE
Halle Berry - GOTHIKA
Judy Garland - THE WIZARD OF OZ
Jennifer Lopez - ENOUGH
Jessica Chastain - THE HELP
Kate Hudson - SKELETON KEY
Marilyn Monroe - SOME LIKE IT HOT
Melissa McCarthy - BRIDESMAIDS
Madeline Kahn - CLUE
Natalie Wood - REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
Shirley Temple - LITTLE PRINCESS
Sally Field - PLACES IN THE HEART and SOAP DISH
Uma Thurman - KILL BILL 1&2
Viola Davis - THE HELP
Posted on 27 July 2016 | 2:57 pm
Resolved Question: Did Anne Bancroft ever
Posted on 17 May 2014 | 10:20 am
Resolved Question: How did Anne Bancroft do
Doing a cosplay based off her portrayal of Annie, and can't figure out how she did her hair. Does anyone know the style of updo she wore or any tips on how to do the hair? If you don't know whAt it looks like, you can search for pictures of her with the hair for reference. Thanks!!!
Posted on 1 June 2013 | 8:35 pm
Resolved Question: Did you know that Linda
She only got paid $25 as well. ( I think that's American money.)
Also she looks too young for a 72 year old! LOL Jared Daniel.
Mrs H: I would demand more!
Posted on 30 January 2013 | 4:17 pm