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Estelle Parsons earns Tony nomination, but 'Velocity' will close Sunday

Estelle Parsons earns Tony nomination, but 'Velocity' will close Sunday

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Eric Coble's play {i:The Velocity of Autumn}, starring Tony nominee Estelle Parsons, will close Sunday after 22 preview and 16 regular performances on Broadway.
Karen Butler
Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston earn Tony nods

Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston earn Tony nods

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Film and TV stars Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris and Chris O'Dowd were among the Tony Award nominees announced in New York Tuesday.
Karen Butler

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
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'Roseanne's' Becky and DJ mark show's 25th anniversary

'Roseanne's' Becky and DJ mark show's 25th anniversary

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman say they still frequently run into people from all walks of life eager to tell them how much they love the classic Illinois-set sitcom "Roseanne."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
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Danner finds 'Nice Work' on Broadway

Danner finds 'Nice Work' on Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Actress Blythe Danner is joining the cast of the Broadway musical comedy "Nice Work if You Can Get It," producers announced Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.
By United Press International
Parsons joins 'Good People' cast

Parsons joins 'Good People' cast

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Octogenarian actress Estelle Parsons has joined the cast of the upcoming stage production of "Good People," the Manhattan Theatre Club said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 20, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2005 with 41 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2004 with 41 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2003 with 41 to follow.
By United Press International

Wilde's 'Salome' has all-star cast

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) -- One of the waning Broadway season's more unusual offerings is a reading of Oscar Wilde's macabre Biblical drama "Salome" by an all-star cast including Al Pacino, Marisa Tomei, David Strathairn, and Dianne Wiest.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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Estelle Parsons
Estelle Parsons arrives for the premiere of "Empire Falls" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on May 9, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Estelle Margaret Parsons (born November 20, 1927) is an American theatre, film and television actress and occasional theatrical director.

After studying law, Parsons became a singer before deciding to pursue a career in acting. She worked for the television program Today and made her stage debut in 1961. During the 1960s, Parsons established her career on Broadway before progressing to film. She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde (1967), and was also nominated for her work in Rachel, Rachel (1968).

Parsons worked extensively in film and theatre during the 1970s and later directed several Broadway productions. More recently her television work includes a role in the award-winning sitcom Roseanne. Nominated on four occasions for a Tony Award, in 2004 Parsons was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

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