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Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf Proves She's As Good As It Gets!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 08.26.2016 | Home
Andrew Cristi

Laurie Metcalf has just raised the bar on television, becoming the record-setting talent to be the most nominated actress in acting categories in a si...

Bruce Willis in 'Misery': In Bed With His Number One Fan

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Don't expect Die Hard Bruce Willis in his Broadway debut in Misery at the Broadhurst Theater.

Bruce Willis, Laurie Metcalf Star in "Misery" on Broadway

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Alexandra Villarreal

Obsession is a dangerous thing. It fills your intestines with knots as you twist and turn trying not to think of someone or something, begging to escape into any other headspace than the one where that someone or something exists.

What to See on Broadway This Fall? Ask the Producers.

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Cara Joy David

Of course, the season has already crowned one giant hit, Hamilton, that will inevitably define it. But there is still much to come.

Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf in Arthur Miller's All My Sons at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The first-rate revival of Arthur Miller's tragedy All My Sons at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater is a reason to celebrate theater out east. With a cast led by Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf, under Stephen Hamilton's direction, the drama moves quickly through the moral dilemma of an American family post-World War II.

Killing It at the Guild Hall Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.11.2015 | Home
Regina Weinreich

If you know her seemingly effortless performances, you what he means. She went on to present the first lifetime achievement award of the night, for visual art, to photographer Ralph Gibson.

Methadone for the TV-Binge-Watcher: What to Watch While Waiting for the Next 'Hit'

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 10.11.2014 | Home
Mellini Kantayya

Being a mere mortal and not a mighty algorithm, my suggestions aren't as nuanced as Netflix's 76,897 genre categories, but I did my best to match common themes and tones to these wonderful shows that may be new to many viewers.

Chris Harnick

Laurie Metcalf's TV Dreams Come True | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home

"Getting On" is the show Laurie Metcalf has been waiting for. "I have my fingers crossed about this project so, so bad; so tightly because I just -...

'Roseanne' Turns 25!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.18.2013 | Home

25 Years ago today "Roseanne" premiered on October 18, 1988 on ABC. The show starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman was created by Matt Williams and ...

'Getting On' Looks Great

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.30.2013 | Home

"Getting On" looks like the comedy you've been waiting for. HBO just released the teaser above featuring three comedy veterans Laurie Metcalf, Alex Bo...

It's Tony Week! Who Should Win?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
Cara Joy David

I feel pretty confident that my favorite play of the year, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will win Best Play and my favorite musical, Matilda, will win Best Musical. (There is a groundswell of support for Kinky Boots.)

Who Will Take the Tony on Broadway This Year?

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
Gregory G. Allen

It is that time of year when the Broadway community in New York City shines their bright lights on the 'best of the best' with the annual Tony Awards ceremony.

Nathan Lane Gets a Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Award; Cinderella on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.05.2013 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The award season is all about superlatives and thank you speeches but for East Hampton's Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Awards, it is about community and family.

Laurie Metcalf Takes Us to The Other Place

Carey Purcell | Posted 03.27.2013 | Home
Carey Purcell

Laurie Metcalf's performance in The Other Place, which capably depicts both the brittle defenses of a woman facing illness as well as the deep tenderness she feels for her husband and daughter, is a remarkable achievement.

Laurie Metcalf Breaks Down at Other Place; Revival No Picnic

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.19.2013 | Home
Michael Giltz

Sometimes the stock of a playwright falls for a very good reason. Such is the case with William Inge, a wildly successful artist in the 1950s whose work quickly seemed dated and fell strongly out of favor.

The Dark Side Of The Mind

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 03.13.2013 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

On the surface of The Other Place, Sharr White's terrifying and ultimately poignant play, Juliana's life is spinning out of control. Her profligate hu...

'Roseanne' Star Gets New Role Off Broadway

Posted 03.01.2013 | Home

FOR someone who pretty much worships Laurie Metcalf, Joe Mantello isn't making her life easy in "The Other Place," opening Jan. 10 on Broadway. "I use...

Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash & More Join New HBO Pilot

Posted 11.28.2012 | Home

HBO has added some big names to its new comedy pilot. According to TVLine, Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash and Alex Borstein have all joined HBO's medi...

Which 'Grey's Anatomy' Actor Is Headed To 'The Good Wife'?

Posted 10.23.2012 | Home

"The Good Wife" is getting a dose of "Grey's Anatomy." According to EW, "Grey's" alum T.R. Knight is joining the CBS drama's impressive slew of Sea...

Carey Mulligan Shines in Through a Glass Darkly

Danny Groner | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

Carey Mulligan has received deserved praise for her performance in Through a Glass Darkly at New York Theatre Workshop. Mulligan truly shows what a star she has become.

The Other Place May Be Right Here

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Harrowing as the prospect of cancer is, a question arises as to whether or not she really has that dreaded disease -- or something else.

The Mysteries Within The Other Place

Danny Groner | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

In The Other Place, an MCC Theater production that opened this week at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, the mystery of what happened ten years earlier is superseded by more immediate questions.

Ethan Hawke Survives a Vampire Film to Direct a Sam Shepard Revival

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

What would Ethan Hawke do differently if he could live life without fear of death? "I would smoke all the time and I would ride a motorcycle everywhere."

Broadway Revivals Founder on Brighton Beach

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Too often the only review that counts is the Times pronouncement via Ben Brantley or Charles Isherwood. This time Brantley's response was not what's known as "a money notice."

TIME: CW's Easy Money "Best New Network Show"

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ou might be surprised to hear that the best new network show of the fall season may well be on The CW, shunted onto a throwaway night that the network...