Posts Tagged: Broadway

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Co-founder of Circle in the Square theater, director Theodore Mann helped create ‘Off Broadway’

NEW YORK – Theodore Mann, a producer and director who, as a founder of the influential Circle in the Square, was a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s, died on Friday in Manhattan. He

Co-founder of Circle in the Square theater, director Theodore Mann helped create ‘Off Broadway’

NEW YORK – Theodore Mann, a producer and director who, as a founder of the influential Circle in the Square, was a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s, died on Friday in Manhattan. He

Edna Milton Chadwell, the last madam of the Chicken Ranch brothel, was a no-nonsense business woman

PHOENIX – Edna Milton Chadwell, the last madam of the Chicken Ranch, an infamous La Grange brothel which inspired a ZZ Top song, a Broadway hit and a movie starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, has died in Phoenix. She

Edna Milton Chadwell, the last madam of the Chicken Ranch brothel, was a no-nonsense business woman

PHOENIX – Edna Milton Chadwell, the last madam of the Chicken Ranch, an infamous La Grange brothel which inspired a ZZ Top song, a Broadway hit and a movie starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, has died in Phoenix. She

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Girls went ape for Davy Jones, 66, The Monkees’ heartthrob with the Beatles-like accent

(What boy in the 1960s didn’t want girls screaming for him the way they screamed for Davy Jones and The Monkees. And yet, I never hated them. I thought they’d be fun neighbors, living next door in a madcap household

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Girls went ape for Davy Jones, 66, The Monkees’ heartthrob with the Beatles-like accent

(What boy in the 1960s didn’t want girls screaming for him the way they screamed for Davy Jones and The Monkees. And yet, I never hated them. I thought they’d be fun neighbors, living next door in a madcap household

Robert Hegyes, 60, played ‘Epstein’ on ’70s TV show ‘Welcome Back Kotter’

METUCHEN, N.J. – Robert Hegyes, the Jersey-born actor who played Jewish Puerto Rican wheeler-dealer Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the 1970s classic “Welcome Back Kotter,” died from an apparent heart attack after suffering chest pains at his

Robert Hegyes, 60, played ‘Epstein’ on ’70s TV show ‘Welcome Back Kotter’

METUCHEN, N.J. – Robert Hegyes, the Jersey-born actor who played Jewish Puerto Rican wheeler-dealer Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the 1970s classic “Welcome Back Kotter,” died from an apparent heart attack after suffering chest pains at his

The life of James Farentino, 73, rivaled the roles he played on television

(Editor’s note: Any kid who grew up in the ’60s and ’70s remembers this face on TV. Thank you, James Farentino.) LOS ANGELES – Actor James Farentino, whose private life was sometimes as dramatic as the roles he played in

The life of James Farentino, 73, rivaled the roles he played on television

(Editor’s note: Any kid who grew up in the ’60s and ’70s remembers this face on TV. Thank you, James Farentino.) LOS ANGELES – Actor James Farentino, whose private life was sometimes as dramatic as the roles he played in

Small in stature, diminutive actor William Duell, 88, was large in theater

NEW YORK CITY – William Duell, a diminutive character actor whose puckishness and understated comic flair enlivened Broadway shows, television series and Hollywood films, died at his home in Manhattan on Dec. 22. He was 88. The cause was respiratory

Small in stature, diminutive actor William Duell, 88, was large in theater

NEW YORK CITY – William Duell, a diminutive character actor whose puckishness and understated comic flair enlivened Broadway shows, television series and Hollywood films, died at his home in Manhattan on Dec. 22. He was 88. The cause was respiratory