Berlin stage production of ‘Mann ist Mann’ by Bertolt Brecht
If you ever went into a video store and picked out the horror movie with the most messed-up cover ever, it might have been directed by Stuart Gordon. With a filmography that included Re-Animator, From Beyond, Fortress, and Robot Jox, Gordon was one of the kings of cult films in the ‘80s and ‘90s. He was filled with vision and talent but, tragically, he passed away this week at the age of 72.
From an African girl who was “gifted” to Queen Victoria to a slave who took on his master in a British court, several little-known but remarkable chapters of black British history are being put in the spotlight on stage this year.
Over 170 film and television roles including My Man Godfrey (Carlo), You Can’t Take It with You (Kolenkhov), and Destry Rides Again (Boris)…
Art Carney was the original ‘Felix Unger’ in ‘The Odd Couple’ on Broadway opposite Walter Matthau, 1965
Hepburn during auditions for ‘High Button Shoes’ in London in 1948—her stage debut.
Bernard Slade, a versatile writer who created one of Broadway’s most successful plays and several hit TV shows, has died. He passed Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. at age 89 of complications from Lewy body dementia, according to his daughter.