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'Mame' Turns 50 and Angela Lansbury Celebrates

ZEALnyc | Posted 06.01.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Actress Angela Lansbury, Photo by Johan Persson By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, June 1, 2016 What is nonagenarian Angela Lansbury up to the...

Happy 90th Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Celebrate With Scenes From Her Favorite Roles

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

With all her projects, has she ever had any career regrets? When David Hartman on Good Morning America asked Lansbury if she wished she had handled things differently, she offered a candid reply.

James Earl Jones Honored at the American Theater Wing Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Broadway luminaries attended the American Theater Wing gala on Monday night at the Plaza Hotel to honor James Earl Jones: Angela Lansbury, Tony Bennet...

Broadway's Biff

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

We were all his 'favorite nephew'; and while his William Morris clients knew that he lavished equal care on his other stars, I expect that deep inside each somehow felt that she or he was Biff's own favorite.

Aisle View: The Final Visit

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Not enough. An interesting show, to be sure; but in this crowded April, with at least ten intriguing new productions on view, I wonder whether this Visit is quite worth the visit.

Bitch Slaps for Everyone

George Heymont | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Few performers could match Bea Arthur when it came to the art of the slow burn. Jack Benny could roll his eyes, inspect his fingernails, and shift his posture, but Arthur would stand rigidly onstage, glowering at one of her colleagues until the precise moment to strike had arrived.

Charmed, I'm Sure!

George Heymont | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When people with widely disparate cultural beliefs meet up in real life, several outcomes are possible. One of the best examples of this phenomenon was depicted in Pacific Overtures (the 1976 Broadway musical which focused on the historical moment in which Japan opened its isolated island society to Western culture).

Lansbury Knew 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot Was A 'Terrible Mistake'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Well, at least one "Murder, She Wrote" fan is relieved that the reboot was canceled: Jessica Fletcher herself, Angela Lansbury. BBC News spoke with...

R.I.P. 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Call Jessica Fletcher, there's been a murder ... this time it's her own series. NBC's "Murder, She Wrote" reboot starring Octavia Spencer, that was...

My Conversation With Angela Lansbury

Tavis Smiley | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Angela Lansbury is perhaps best known for her portrayals of the detective Jessica Fletcher in the long-running television series, Murder, She Wrote, and the diabolical meat pie-maker in Sweeney Todd. Just last month she was recognized with an Honorary Oscar.

Angela Lansbury's Next Move

Posted 12.02.2013 | TV

Angela Lansbury is an acting legend, freshly minted with an honorary Oscar for her decades of work. Now the "Murder, She Wrote" star is heading back t...

The 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot Might Not Actually Be Called That

Posted 11.12.2013 | TV

The "Murder, She Wrote" reboot with Octavia Spencer might not even be called "Murder, She Wrote." According to Deadline, NBC has been toying with titl...

12 Celebrities Stil Going Strong In Their 80s

Posted 02.11.2014 | Fifty

Proving that 80 is young in today's world, at least a dozen famous celebrities have continued to accomplish great things well into their ninth decade ...

Susan Lucci Talks Personal Struggles And Her Delicious New TV Role

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Susan Lucci is never at a loss for words. Not as the sexy, sassy, spoiled, rich diva, Erica Kane, (whom she played for 41 years on the ABC soap opera All My Children; not as the sweet, promiscuous, rich, multi-divorced Beverly Hills semi-diva, Genevieve Delatour, on Lifetime's Devious Maids; and not in real life. The question is: Who is she, really? Read on.

Guns 'n Poses

George Heymont | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

With America's perverse gun culture, an overwhelming amount of armed violence being marketed as entertainment, and a rising number of mass shootings, the world premiere of George F. Walker's delicious new black comedy, Dead Metaphor, has a creepy timeliness.

Angela Lansbury on Erroneous Reports: "I Am Not a Republican"

Evan Mulvihill | Posted 12.24.2012 | Celebrity
Evan Mulvihill

On Sunday, Angela Lansbury was the guest of honor at The Players' Pipe Night honoring Audra McDonald. Of course, the topic of the election came up.

Angela Lansbury Rocks Our Old Souls

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style

Style, she wrote.

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

Angela Lansbury's Vintage Workout Video Uncovered

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 08.30.2012 | Celebrity

She may have written the book on crime-solving, but Angela Lansbury also seems to have penned a chapter on fitness. In a 1988 exercise video, the now ...

How Not to Make a Documentary

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew what the odds were when we started (though, of course, I was convinced I could beat them). I'd heard the horror stories from filmmakers I'd interviewed over the years: unscrupulous and inept producers, financiers and film companies, and so forth.

A Vote for The Best Man

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

The Best Man depicts a time when presidential conventions were brokered through backroom deals as delegates were swapped for political favors. Today, conventions have become highly scripted coronation ceremonies, just short of political infomercials.

WATCH: Jones, Lansbury Still A Hit On Broadway In Their 80s

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

The show must go on, even if you're well into your eighties. A few hit Broadway shows have octogenarian lead actors lighting up the stage, NBC reports...

Hugh Dancy Hits the Spot: Hysteria

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new movie Hysteria answers an age old question, what do women want most?

11th Annual Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

At a time when we've become so cynical, it's refreshing to attend the annual Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards, which celebrate individuals who have contributed to the American experience in various realms

Gore Vidal's The Best Man: Redux

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Will Russell, who believes that personal smears shouldn't be used in politics, resort to his opponent's tactics in order to win? There's a chance that most of you already know the answer because The Best Man was also a 1964 movie starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee Tracy.