Symphony Space to Honor Peter Schickele at
Symphony Space to Honor Peter Schickele at Spring GalaPlaybill.comAt its annual spring gala on May 1, Symphony Space will honor filmmakers D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, actress Marian Seldes, and Peter Schickele, the composer, musicologist, and performer who "discovered" the fictional composer P. D. Q. Bach.
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 8:20 am
Broadway insiders horrified by documentary
New York PostBroadway insiders horrified by documentary on theater icon's sad final daysNew York PostMarian Seldes was beloved: an elegant, talented, wonderfully eccentric actress and teacher whose students included Christopher Reeve, Patti LuPone and Kevin Spacey. She died in 2014, at 86. Now a new documentary about her, “Marian,” is causing ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 3:57 pm
Rick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes
Broadway WorldRick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes Documentary FilmmakerBroadway WorldRick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes Documentary Filmmaker As BroadwayWorld reported on Friday, Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being ...
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 9:36 am
Tennis Onstage: Game, Set and Watch - New
New York TimesTennis Onstage: Game, Set and WatchNew York TimesTerrence McNally's 2007 play is best remembered for its ace cast, Angela Lansbury and Marian Seldes. They played the members of a long estranged women's doubles team, finally reunited at the United States Open. Ben Brantley characterized the drama's ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:01 am
Marian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire
Broadway WorldMarian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late ActressBroadway WorldMarian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late Actress Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through ...
Posted on 21 September 2017 | 2:25 pm
VIDEO: Marian Seldes Shares Performance
Rick McKay has shared another video from his trilogy, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE. In his words, 'Here is a tribute to my pal Marian Seldes, one of the great actresses of the stage of the last century and well into this one. Marian passed away yesterday ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:55 pm
Harris and Burtka make entertaining team
Highlights included: Harris recounting a fight with Patti LuPone when he was ill-prepared for “Company” (“I shouted at Patti LuPone and lived to tell the tale”); Burtka’s impression of co-star Marian Seldes, relating a fall in an early “Peter ...
Posted on 11 August 2015 | 8:46 am
How Marian Seldes Took the Stage
When Marian Seldes served ham, it always tasted like caviar. More than any stage performer of her generation, this enduringly vital actress — who died on Monday at 86, after a life in the theater of more than six decades — made overacting feel like a ...
Posted on 7 October 2014 | 11:50 am
Marian Seldes, Broadway Star, Dead at 86
Celebrated stage actress Marian Seldes died peacefully in her home on Oct. 6 after an extended illness. She was 86. Marian Seldes made her Broadway debut in 1947, in Robinson Jeffers’ adaptation of “Medea.” She appeared in 24 productions, four of ...
Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:33 am
Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes
Actress Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning star of "A Delicate Balance" who was a teacher of Kevin Kline and Robin Williams, a muse to playwright Edward Albee and a Guinness Book of World Records holder for most consecutive performances, has died.
Posted on 7 October 2014 | 5:48 am