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Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.
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BBC plans miniseries based on 'Wolf Hall' and starring Mark Rylance

BBC plans miniseries based on 'Wolf Hall' and starring Mark Rylance

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- British actor Mark Rylance is to play Thomas Cromwell in a miniseries based on Hilary Mantel's novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies," the BBC said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
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Redgrave, Jones to star in stage production of 'Much Ado'

Redgrave, Jones to star in stage production of 'Much Ado'

LONDON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones are to star in a London stage production of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" next year, producers said.
Eisenberg's play heads to off-Broadway

Eisenberg's play heads to off-Broadway

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave are to star in the world premiere of Eisenberg's play "The Revisionist" off-Broadway, producers said.
Shepherd, Stamos taking over 'Best Man' roles

Shepherd, Stamos taking over 'Best Man' roles

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Cybill Shepherd, John Stamos, Kristin Davis and Elizabeth Ashley are taking over roles from outgoing cast members in the Broadway revival of "The Best Man."
B. Clinton: GOP adopts European policies

B. Clinton: GOP adopts European policies

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Monday the Republican Party and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney "have adopted Europe's economic policies."
Broadway run of 'Best Man' extended

Broadway run of 'Best Man' extended

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" has been extended through late July, the show's producers said Wednesday.
'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.
'Nice Work' up for 9 Outer Critics Awards

'Nice Work' up for 9 Outer Critics Awards

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- The Broadway musical "Nice Work If You Can Get It," starring Matthew Broderick, is up for a leading nine Outer Critics Circle Awards, organizers said Monday.
Lansbury, Jones headline 'Best Man' revival on Broadway

Lansbury, Jones headline 'Best Man' revival on Broadway

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- Angela Lansbury says an election year like this one is the perfect time to have revived Gore Vidal's political play "The Best Man" on Broadway.
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'Silence!' extends run through Sept. 2

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- The producers of the off-Broadway show "Silence! The Musical" have extended the run of the unauthorized parody of "The Silence of the Lambs" through Sept. 2.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.
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James Earl Jones swears in N.Y. sheriff

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Actor James Earl Jones swore in an upstate New York sheriff with humor and gravitas -- even correcting the sheriff when he didn't repeat the oath properly.
Donna Hanover joins 'Best Man' cast

Donna Hanover joins 'Best Man' cast

NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Television personality and former first lady of New York Donna Hanover has joined the cast of the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man."
McCormack joins 'Best Man' cast

McCormack joins 'Best Man' cast

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Television actor Eric McCormack has joined the star-studded cast of the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," the show's producers said Wednesday.
Oprah, Jones saluted at Governors Awards

Oprah, Jones saluted at Governors Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey and James Earl Jones were honored for their movie careers Saturday at the annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles.
Lansbury, Larroquette join cast of Broadway's 'Best Man'

Lansbury, Larroquette join cast of Broadway's 'Best Man'

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette and Michael McKean are to star in a Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," producers said.
Jones, Winfrey to get honorary Oscars

Jones, Winfrey to get honorary Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- James Earl Jones and Oprah Winfrey are to be honored by Hollywood's Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
'Miss Daisy' headed to Broadway this fall

'Miss Daisy' headed to Broadway this fall

NEW YORK, June 29 (UPI) -- The first New York revival of Alfred Uhry's stage drama "Driving Miss Daisy" is to open this fall, the play's producers said Tuesday.
Jazz, poetry at White House, taped for HBO

Jazz, poetry at White House, taped for HBO

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said a program of jazz and poetry at the White House Tuesday was intended to "celebrate the power of words and music."
Vader portrayer treated for cancer

Vader portrayer treated for cancer

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) -- British actor David Prowse says he has been undergoing radiotherapy for two months to treat prostrate cancer, the New York Daily News reported.
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