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Posted on 12 July 2018 | 9:10 pm
Things to Do Friday! - The Portland Mercury
The Portland MercuryThings to Do Friday!The Portland MercuryAlice Bag is known for fronting seminal Los Angeles punk band the Bags in the 1970s, but her legacy doesn't stop there—the Chicana icon is also an author, educator, and feminist archivist. In March, Bag released .... (I hope they play “Ten Thousand Words.
Posted on 6 July 2018 | 9:50 am
The 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This
The Portland MercuryThe 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: July 4-10The Portland Mercury... three is a whole heck of a lot of folks. Kudos to the Avett Brothers for not only fulfilling their destiny, but also exceeding it. (I hope they play “Ten Thousand Words.”) BS ... (Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside) Alice Bag is known for fronting ...
Posted on 4 July 2018 | 10:15 am
The Top 20 Portrayals of Satan in Movie
TVOvermindThe Top 20 Portrayals of Satan in Movie HistoryTVOvermindSatan sends goblins to Earth to accomplish his goal. The movie wasn't a big hit when it was released by was acclaimed for its photography and story. The movie starred a young Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert ...and more »
Posted on 20 April 2018 | 3:12 am
23 Performers Who Got Their Start as a
Playbill.com23 Performers Who Got Their Start as a Broadway KidPlaybill.comThanks to long-running hits like The Lion King, Matilda, and Les Misérables, Broadway has been home to many a child performer. Not many continue on with Broadway careers as adults, but that hasn't stopped this group from turning childhood success into ...
Posted on 27 July 2017 | 9:05 pm
See the Cast of 'Legend' Then and Now
Director Ridley Scott dubbed over Bennent's voice in the film, using co-star Alice Playten for Gump's dialogue instead because Bennent's voice sounded "too German." Prior to his role in 'Legend,' Bennent had a constroversial role in 'The Tin Drum' at the ...
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:31 am
Actress Alice Playten dies
Diminutive actress Alice Playten, whose career spanned more than 50 years, parts including Baby Louise in Broadway’s original “Gypsy,” a Tony nomination for “Henry, Sweet Henry” and two Obie wins, died of heart failure complicated by both ...
Posted on 5 July 2011 | 11:45 am
Marriage, New York Style: Frank Rich and
A civil rights landmark, plus the latest production of 'The Normal Heart' and a tribute to the actress Alice Playten. Adam: Hi, Frank. When you came over to New York, we said we’d try a weekly dialogue of some sort. Right now you’re closing next week ...
Posted on 28 June 2011 | 9:39 am
Alice Playten, actress on Broadway
NEW YORK — Alice Playten, a versatile character actress and musical comedy voice whose piping wail earned her comparisons to a baby Ethel Merman, died Saturday in New York. She was 63 and lived in Manhattan. The cause was heart failure after a lifelong ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 6:56 pm
In Memoriam: Alice Playten
FRED PLOTKIN is one of America’s foremost experts on opera and has distinguished himself in many fields as a writer, speaker, consultant and as a compelling teacher. He is an expert on everything Italian, the person other so-called Italy experts turn to ...
Posted on 27 June 2011 | 3:18 pm