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'Porgy and Bess' set to close Sept. 23

'Porgy and Bess' set to close Sept. 23

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- The Tony Award-winning revival of "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" is to end its limited engagement Sept. 23, the show's producers said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 30, 2012.
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'Once' up for 11 Tony Awards

'Once' up for 11 Tony Awards

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- The Irish musical "Once" led the field with 11 nominations when Tony Award nods were announced Tuesday in New York.
'Porgy and Bess' extends run on B'way

'Porgy and Bess' extends run on B'way

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The producers of "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" say the Broadway revival's run has been extended through September.
David Alan Grier seeks joint custody

David Alan Grier seeks joint custody

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian and actor David Alan Grier is seeking joint custody of his 1-year-old daughter, court documents indicate.
Grier eliminated from 'DWTS'

Grier eliminated from 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Comedian and actor David Alan Grier Tuesday night became the latest celebrity eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles.
Grier to star in TV's 'Chocolate News'

Grier to star in TV's 'Chocolate News'

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian David Alan Grier has signed on to star in the character-driven sketch magazine series "Chocolate News," Comedy Central said Wednesday.
Grier to star in new Comedy Central show

Grier to star in new Comedy Central show

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- U.S. actor David Alan Grier is to star in and executive produce a faux magazine TV show, Comedy Central announced Wednesday.
Meloni to star in Nickelodeon movie

Meloni to star in Nickelodeon movie

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. television actor Christopher Meloni has signed on to star in Nickelodeon's first original prime-time family movie, the network announced Thursday.
Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Organizers of Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards said dozens of Hollywood's biggest stars are planning to attend the upcoming show in Santa Monica, Calif.

Baby girl joins comedian Grier's family

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Comedian David Alan Grier and his wife, Christine Y. Kim, welcomed a baby girl into their family this week in Los Angeles.

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San Diego theater to offer 'Wiz' revival

SAN DIEGO, July 25 (UPI) -- The La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego is set to offer fans of the Broadway musical "The Wiz" a contemporary revival of the classic musical production.

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Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2006 with 184 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, June 30, the 181st day of 2005 with 184 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2004 with 184 to follow.
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Controversial 'Woodsman' gets distribution

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- "The Woodsman," a controversial film about a pedophile, has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Newmarket Films following its Sundance Film Festival debut.

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Today is Monday, June 30, the 181st day of 2003 with 184 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, June 30, the 181st day of 2002 with 184 to follow.
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

ROBERT URICH DIES Emmy-winning actor Robert Urich has died. He was 55. Urich died Tuesday at a Los Angeles area hospital after a decade-long battle with cancer, his publicist said.
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