Nora Ephron News

Date Of Birth:
May 19, 1941
Date Of Death:
June 26, 2012 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Trudie Styler, John Demsey, and Zosia Mamet Take the Stage at Fifth Annual WIE Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Women: Inspiration and Enterprise Symposium (WIE), the global conference and community to empower the future generation of women leaders, will feature a star-studded line-up of industry luminaries at its fifth annual event on September 19, at Dolce Vita's stunning showroom in Soho, New York. For the first time, WIE will engage both women and men in dialogue around leadership collaboration and what the sexes can learn from one another under the theme 'It Takes Two.' (more...)

Todd Haynes To Direct Reese Witherspoon In Nora Ephron-Penned Peggy Lee Biopic
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 09, 2014

Academy Award-winning WALK THE LINE star Reese Witherspoon is poised to make a return to musical biopics byway of a new collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes on a film tracing the life and career of iconic performer and recording artist Peggy Lee, scripted by the late Nora Ephron. (more...)

Fran Drescher Ties the Knot in Intimate Weekend Ceremony!
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Fran Drescher, who recently made her Broadway debut as Cinderella's stepmother Madame in RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN's CINDERELLA, wed Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai at the couple's beach home over the weekend. (more...)

InDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 07, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this InDepth InterView originally presented in 2013. (more...)

Julie Powell to Visit Santa Fe University of Art and Design
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) announced today that it will host author Julie Powell on campus Sept. 15-17. Powell, best known for writing the blog and bestselling memoir that inspired the film Julie & Julia, will visit classes within the Creative Writing and Literature Department, host a public reading and Q&A, and introduce a special screening of Julie & Julia at The Screen. (more...)

HURRICANE NASHVILLE, MY NAME IS ASHER LEV and More Set for Theater LaB Houston's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Theater LaB Houston has announced its 22nd season of Houston Premieres for the 2014/2015 season. Following a successful transition from its Alamo Street venue to Obsidian Art Space this past season, TLH will expand its performance calendar by adding two full productions with four week runs. This year's exciting season includes premieres of major Off Broadway productions and an award winning performer from recent Fringe Festivals. (more...)

Starz to Debut Dramatic Thriller THE MISSING, 11/15
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Starz announced today that the limited series, 'The Missing,' will debut Saturday, November 15th at 9pm ET/PT on STARZ. (more...)

PORTLANDIA's Carrie Brownstein to Pen LOST IN AUSTEN Remake
by Movies News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

According to Deadline, PORTLANDIA's Carrie Brownstein has signed on to finish writing Columbia Pictures' new version of LOST IN AUSTEN. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/9/14 - PIPPIN Hits 500, LET IT BE Back in London and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: PIPPIN celebrates its 500th performance on the Great White Way, LET IT BE lands back in the West End and more! (more...)

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

Tom Hanks to Reunite with Meg Ryan in ITHACA?
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Sleepless in Seattle co-stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan might reunite in the upcoming film ITHACA, based on William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy. Hanks is in talks for a cameo appearance in addition to executive producing the feature. ITHACA is Ryan's directorial debut. (more...)

Anna Fishbeyn's MY STUBBORN TONGUE to Play New Ohio Theatre, Begin. 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

New Ohio Theatre presents XO Feminist Productions' MY STUBBORN TONGUE written and performed by Anna Fishbeyn ('Sex in Mommyville') directed by Scott Klavan ('Irena's Vow') with performances beginning August 6 prior to an official press opening of August 8 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, inside the landmark Archive Building, between Greenwich Street and Washington Street in the West Village). (more...)

Rooftop Films Lineup for the Week of June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Fortunately, Rooftop Films is here to help by screening two completely free shows this coming week: Rob Reiner's 1989 classic WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (presented simultaneously in all five boroughs thanks to AT&T and Tribeca Film Festival) and FIVE STAR, Keith Miller's award-winning tale of a Brooklyn teen contemplating the gang life. (more...)

Fran Drescher to Host Cancer Schmancer Brunch at Tavern on the Green, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

This Saturday, June 21st Fran Drescher hosts her annual wellness brunch fundraiser for her organization Cancer Schmancer at Tavern on the Green at 11 am. Brunch is followed by a 2 pm performance of Cinderella, the Broadway production in which Drescher stars as the Wicked Stepmother. (more...)

London Sound Mixing Workshop with 3 Time OSCAR Winner David Macmillan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

This will be an unique opportunity to develop your skills in Sound for Film with a 3 times Oscar Winner. You will have an educational experience of excellence, with David Macmillan who was responsible for the sound of films such as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Apolo 13, Speed, The Right Stuff, Natural Born Killers, The Life of David Gale, and many more. (more...)

BAFTA New York Announces New Board of Directors
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts New York, (BAFTA New York), announced today the results of its recent election. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

Courtney B. Vance, Rene Auberjonois Join Cast of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2014

Veteran actors Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois have joined the season two cast of the acclaimed SHOWTIME drama series MASTERS OF SEX. Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will be guest starring as Dr. Papanikolaou, a former professor of Dr. DePaul (guest star Julianne Nicholson), who she and Johnson hope will endorse their screening program that uses the test named after him: the Pap smear. Production on season two is currently underway in Los Angeles. Season two returns on Sunday, July 13th. (more...)

Cicely Tyson, Robert Towne to Receive AFI Honorary Degrees
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2014

Screenwriter Robert Towne and actress Cicely Tyson. Both Towne and Tyson will be recognized for their 'contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image.' (more...)

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