Posts Tagged Performing arts

Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

In this July 18, 1963, file photo, actress Polly Bergen works on a scene during the filming of “Move Over, Darling,” in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Bergen, an  Emmy-winning actress and singer, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at her home in Southbury, Conn., publicist Judy Katz said. She was 84.   (AP Photo/Don Brinn, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

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‘Ghostlight’ proves Buckley not bound by Broadway

This undated photo provided by courtesy of Rogers & Cowan shows the Tony-winning stage-musical veteran Betty Buckley, left, and producer T-Bone Burnett. Buckley teamed-up with Burnett for the album "Ghostlight." The Broadway baby and Grammy- and Oscar-winning champion of Americana music may seem an unlikely duo, but they're actually kindred spirits. (AP Photo/Courtesy Rogers & Cowan, Myriam Santos)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series “Eight is Enough.”

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Review: Broadway’s ‘Love Letters’ is thin missive

In this image released by Polk and Company, Mia Farrow, left, and Brian Dennehy perform in "Love Letters," in New York. The play is made up of letters, Christmas cards, birth announcements and notes between a woman and a man over decades starting in 1937. (AP Photo/Polk and Company, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s the minimum requirement for putting on a play? Is it performers? Sets? Memorization? Surely, at a minimum, it’s acting, right?

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Actress Mia Farrow reveals her motto: ‘I’m trying’

In this Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, actress Mia Farrow gestures as she receives the "Leopard Club Award" at the 67th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno Switzerland. Farrow, 69, has returned to Broadway for the first time in 16 years to perform in A.R. Gurney's play "Love Letters," in which would-be lovers read aloud letters exchanged over a lifetime. (AP Photo/Keystone, Urs Flueeler, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Acting on Broadway is hardly a vacation, but if you’re Mia Farrow, it just might be. Her day job these days, after all, is speaking out about genocide and atrocities.

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2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.

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