Donald Bain, ghost writer for popular
The Spokesman-ReviewDonald Bain, ghost writer for popular novels, dead at 82The Spokesman-ReviewHe had more than 100 credits, mostly as a ghostwriter, including the tie-in novels to the “Murder, She Wrote” television series that starred Angela Lansbury and Margaret Truman's “Capital Crimes” thrillers. He was also the uncredited author of “Coffee ...and more »
Posted on 28 October 2017 | 9:23 am
Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Oct.
Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Oct. 30San Francisco Chronicle“The Manchurian Candidate”: Far-fetched 1964 thriller, from director John Frankenheimer, about a hostile foreign power hijacking a presidential election. A chilling, un-Jessica Fletcher performance by Angela Lansbury. 7:15 p.m. Castro Theatre, S.F. ...
Posted on 27 October 2017 | 3:17 pm
Maybe a website is a necessary evil, but not
The Boston GlobeMaybe a website is a necessary evil, but not for Market BasketThe Boston GlobeBut honestly, this is like Angela Lansbury joining Snapchat. Is it really necessary at this point? And what does this mean for the company, which represents all that's nostalgic and wonderful and quaint about shopping? They employ polite baggers who ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 1:06 pm
Donald Bain, Widely Read Author (but Not by
New York TimesDonald Bain, Widely Read Author (but Not by That Name), Dies at 82New York TimesHis more than 125 books included 46 “Murder, She Wrote” mysteries, inspired by the television series of the same name starring Angela Lansbury, many written in collaboration with his second wife, Renee Paley-Bain. He began secretly collaborating with ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 12:27 pm
“At Home With Amy Sedaris” Salutes
“At Home With Amy Sedaris” Salutes Angela Lansbury's Legendary Workout VideoNewNowNextIf you have seen Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves then you may be experiencing déjà vu because Sedaris is doing a scene-for-scene recreation of the iconic—and underrated—workout video. Sedaris even mentioned Positive Moves as an inspiration for her ...and more »
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 2:45 pm
That Angela Lansbury, she’s so much more
The message of Lansbury’s Olivier award at the age of 89 – for her Madame Arcati, in Blithe Spirit – is that old does not have to mean frail Angela Lansbury is such a good actress that she could strike terror into your soul as Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd , before going on to make a teapot the maternal ideal as Mrs Potts, in Beauty and the Beast . Yet she will for ever be remembered as Jessica ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:00 am
Angela Lansbury's the ultimate showbiz
At the Olivier theatre awards (with all due respect to the other nominees), there was not much doubt about who was going to win the best supporting actress award, writes QUENTIN LETTS.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:35 pm
Angela Lansbury finally wins first Olivier
Even though Angela Lansbury has a few Tonys, an honorary Oscar and was already made a dame, she had not won an Olivier Award. read more
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:19 am
Angela Lansbury, Kinks musical among winners
An American classic directed by a Belgian and a musical about a very English rock band were the big winners at Britain's Olivier theatre awards Sunday — but it was an 89-year old theatrical Dame who brought the house down.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:35 am
Angela Lansbury, Ray Davies and Kevin Spacey
See who won big in Theatreland’s answer to the Oscars.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:17 am
Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds and Gena Rowlands
Last year's awardees included Angelina Jolie Pitt, who received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, as well as Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and costume designer Piero Tosi, who were honored for their respective bodies of work. Lee, 58, has scored two ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:37 am
Shakespeare theatre in London: five
Evening Standard Theatre Award winner Rosalie Craig (The Light Princess/City of Angels/wonder.land) will play Rosalind, while Patsy Ferran, who held her own against Angela Lansbury in the recent revival of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, takes on Celia.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:37 am
Oscars: Who Are the Candidates for Governors
Only five of the 23 individuals who have been honored at a Governors Awards ceremony have been women (Bacall, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Lansbury, Angelina Jolie and Maureen O'Hara). Since the Academy recently has made a concerted effort to demonstrate that it ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:35 pm
Aloha’ is an ambitious mess
But with the introduction of Angela Lansbury as Tippy’s mother, the once-giddy film grows darker. One of the best movies ever made about the joys of childhood, “Henry Orient” is ripe for rediscovery.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:51 am
Here's How A New Off-Broadway Show Is
Best known as the co-founder of The Trevor Project, Lecesne, 60, has a lengthy stage resumé that includes a stint in the 2012 Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's “The Best Man,” starring James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury. In “The Absolute Brightness ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:17 am
Jones, Lansbury still relish acting in their
They're starring in a play about a woman reluctant to age and the perils of passing time, but veteran actors James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury say that life in their 80s continues to be exciting thanks to their determination to keep doing what they
Posted on 6 January 2013 | 7:35 pm
Angela Lansbury to get 1st Stephen Sondheim
Actress Angela Lansbury will be the first recipient of the Stephen Sondheim Award from a Washington-area theater that has produced more of the composer's works than any other U.S. theater.
Posted on 5 November 2009 | 10:24 am
Broadway royalty remembers Gerald Schoenfeld
Theater royalty from Angela Lansbury to Helen Mirren to Andrew Lloyd Webber turned out Monday to remember Gerald Schoenfeld, head of the powerful Shubert Organization, Broadway's biggest landlord.
Posted on 9 February 2009 | 12:54 pm
Lansbury and company set for 'Blithe Spirit'
Casting is nearly complete for the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," which will bring Angela Lansbury back to Broadway and will also star Christine Ebersole, Jayne Atkinson, Simon Jones and Rupert Everett.
Posted on 17 November 2008 | 2:52 pm
Stars Present Their Films at AFI Bash
Warren Beatty leaned down to chat face-to-face with Kirk Douglas. Sylvester Stallone chomped on pineapple and glanced across the bar at Clint Eastwood. Angela Lansbury gawked at Jack Nicholson. Julie Andrews laughed with Billy Crystal.
Posted on 4 October 2007 | 6:35 am