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Date of Birth: July 27, 1922 (98)

Birth Place: New Haven, CT, USA
The Caucus Awards Honors Reese Witherspoon & Lauren Neustadter With Producers Award Photo The Caucus Awards Honors Reese Witherspoon & Lauren Neustadter With Producers Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2021

The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors is thrilled to announce the final honorees for the 2021 Caucus Awards - Academy Award®, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine’s President of Film and Television Lauren Neustadter (Little Fires Everywhere) will receive the Producers of the Year Award. 

BWW Review: RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT Is a Beautiful Contradi Photo BWW Review: RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT Is a Beautiful Contradiction
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2021

Rita Moreno — and the documentary about her — deals in contradictions. In the opening moments of “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” the actress prepares for her 87th birthday party and modestly shares the ways we can tell she’s “not a real star.” Cut

Norman Lear Will Receive The Carol Burnett Award at the 78TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES Photo Norman Lear Will Receive The Carol Burnett Award at the 78TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2021

Today the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that Norman Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read Photo Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

Pete Davidson and Maude Apatow join Ed Asner and a star-studded team of actors – including Mia Farrow, Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Diedrich Bader, Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong, and Michael Shannon.

DOC MCSTUFFINS TV Special Set for Friday, Dec. 4 Photo DOC MCSTUFFINS TV Special Set for Friday, Dec. 4
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Amplifying 'Doc McStuffins' themes of health and wellness, 'The Doc Is In,' a special featuring the beloved animated icon interacting with real kids, families and medical professionals about healthy habits, premieres FRIDAY, DEC. 4 (7:30 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Junior.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Featuring Laura Benanti, Alex Boniel Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Featuring Laura Benanti, Alex Boniello, James Harkness and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Broadway for Biden's all-star virtual fundraiser In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation is now available to watch on the NowThis YouTube page and Broadway for Biden's Facebook through Wednesday, November 4. The concert originally streamed on Wednesday, October 21.

A.R.T. Announces 'Behind the Scenes' Conversations with Artists Making Work at A.R.T. Photo A.R.T. Announces 'Behind the Scenes' Conversations with Artists Making Work at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

American Repertory Theater has announced today details about the first three events in the theater's new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, composers, and choreographers who are making work at the A.R.T.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Jennifer Hudson performed Tomorrow from Annie as part of Broadway For Biden's In our America: A Concert For the Soul of the Nation earlier this week.

VIDEO: Watch 70+ Stars in IN OUR AMERICA: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation Photo VIDEO: Watch 70+ Stars in IN OUR AMERICA: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Tonight at 8pm, Broadway for Biden will present In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation. The virtual event will bring Broadway together to celebrate hope and benefit the Biden Victory Fund.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Today (October 21) in live streaming: LaChanze visits Backstage Live, Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation, and so much more!

Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Streams Tonight; Nathan Lane and Billy Porter Joi Photo Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Streams Tonight; Nathan Lane and Billy Porter Join Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Broadway for Biden’s all-star virtual fundraiser In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation streams tonight, Wednesday, October 21 at 8:00pm EST. 

Reba McEntire Will Lead FRIED GREEN TOMATOES Series Photo Reba McEntire Will Lead FRIED GREEN TOMATOES Series
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Reba McEntire will star in an NBC series adaptation of 'Fried Green Tomatoes.' 

Sundance Institute Names 12 Fellows For Reimagined Episodic Lab: Pilot To Series Photo Sundance Institute Names 12 Fellows For Reimagined Episodic Lab: Pilot To Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

Sundance Institute announced today the 12 fellows chosen to participate in its first-ever Episodic: Pilot to Series Lab, designed as an immersive two-part experience hosted on Sundance Collab, where selected emerging TV writers will workshop an original pilot and develop a series overview.

AFI FEST To Honor Rita Moreno; Tony Kushner to Join Her in Conversation Photo AFI FEST To Honor Rita Moreno; Tony Kushner to Join Her in Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

AFI FEST will be honor the legendary Rita Moreno with an evening of conversation celebrating her distinguished career.

Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson and 70+ Stars Will Take Part in IN OU Photo Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson and 70+ Stars Will Take Part in IN OUR AMERICA: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Broadway for Biden has just announced an all-star team for upcoming fundraiser In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation. The one-night only virtual event will bring Broadway together to celebrate hope and benefit the Biden Victory Fund.

Billy Porter Hosted The ACLU's Bill of Rights Gala Photo Billy Porter Hosted The ACLU's Bill of Rights Gala
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

Billy Porter hosted this Sunday's ALCU Bill of Rights Gala, which consisted of an hour-long program celebrating the work of the ACLU. The event also served as a call to vote.

AFI FEST 2020 Announces Tribute to Rita Moreno, Sofia Coppola Photo AFI FEST 2020 Announces Tribute to Rita Moreno, Sofia Coppola
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced that AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi will present four Tributes at this yeara??s festival.

New DEFINE AMERICAN Report Shows that Immigration Storylines on TV Foster Inclusive A Photo New DEFINE AMERICAN Report Shows that Immigration Storylines on TV Foster Inclusive Attitudes
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Today, Define American, a non-profit media advocacy organization that fights anti-immigrant hate through the power of storytelling, released its second-annual report.

Scoop: Coming Up on the 72ND EMMY AWARDS on ABC - Sunday, September 20, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the 72ND EMMY AWARDS on ABC - Sunday, September 20, 2020
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on the 72ND EMMY AWARDS and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 20, 2020!

ONE DAY AT A TIME Debuts on CBS Oct. 5 Photo ONE DAY AT A TIME Debuts on CBS Oct. 5
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

All Episodes from the Fourth Season of the Award-Winning Series Inspired by Emmy Winner Norman Lear's 1975 Show of the Same Name Will Air.

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