Posts Tagged Performing arts

‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ star Marcia Strassman dies

This photo provided by Julie Strassman, shows her sister actress Marcia Strassman. The actress who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970's sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died at age 66. Strassman’s sister, Julie, said the actress died at her Sherman Oaks, Calif., home on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after a long battle against breast cancer. (AP Photo/Courtesy Strassman Family, Randi St. Nicholas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died. She was 66.

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Review: Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ is thrilling stuff

This photo provided by Sam Rudy Media Relations shows, Jimmy Nail, standing center, and cast in a scene from the play, "The Last Ship." The show is Sting's semi-autobiographical story about a prodigal son who returns to his northern England shipbuilding town to reclaim the girl he abandoned when he fled 15 years before. (AP Photo/Sam Rudy Media Relations, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — You may be tempted upon leaving Sting’s Broadway musical “The Last Ship” to head straight to a pub to drain a pint and sing some sea shanties. Or maybe go weld something. Or do both.

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