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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 28, 2013.
By United Press International
Gandolfini, Fonda up for Tony Awards

Gandolfini, Fonda up for Tony Awards

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Jane Fonda, Marcia Gay Harden and Janet McTeer were among Broadway stars nominated for Tony Awards in New York Tuesday.

Prop knife swapped, actor injured

VIENNA, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Austrian police said they were investigating after an actor injured himself on stage with a real knife that was supposed to be a dull prop.
'Mary Stuart' heading to Broadway

'Mary Stuart' heading to Broadway

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- The new West End production of Friedrich Schiller's play "Mary Stuart" is heading to Broadway next spring, the show's producers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 28, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, June 28, 2007.

Standing room only at Woodstock film fest

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A standing-room-only crowd attended a series of short films opening the independent Woodstock Film Festival in the New York Catskills artists' colony.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 28, the 179th day of 2006 with 186 to follow.
By United Press International

CBS reveals 2006-2007 schedule

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- CBS is looking to maintain its primetime dominance next season with seven new dramas featuring some of Hollywood's top stars. Emmy Award winner James Woods plays a celebrity defense lawyer in "Shark," Ray Liotta, Virginia Madsen and Australia's Simon Bake

'Billy Elliott' leads Brit award nods

LONDON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The stage musical "Billy Elliot" leads the field with nine Laurence Olivier Award nominations announced in London Wednesday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 28, the 179th day of 2005 with 186 to follow.
By United Press International

Kevin Spacey mixes directing with acting

LONDON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- American stage and screen star Kevin Spacey, in his first season as artistic director of the Old Vic Theater Company, went on its stage this week for the first time as an actor in Dennis McIntyre's "National Anthem" when it opened in previews.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, June 28, the 180th day of 2004 with 186 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2003 with 186 to follow.
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Canadian pop singer Bryan Adams says someone took a shot at him as he rode a motorbike through London.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Antonio Banderas stars in 'Nine' on stage

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Antonio Banderas is making his Broadway debut in a revival of "Nine," a musical about a man haunted by all the women in his life that might have been tailor-mad
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Oscar-winning parents Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas welcomed their second child into the world early Sunday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "Spider-Man" each have been nominated for five 2003 MTV Movie awards.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The new Jack Nicholson-Adam Sandler comedy, "Anger Management," caused a fury at the box office this weekend, earning a staggering $44.5 million.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The shortage of black stunt-women who know martial arts meant Gabrielle Union had to do most of her own stunts on "Cradle 2 the Grave."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

A Blast from the Past

Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded on this date in 1587 after being charged with conspiring to murder England's Queen Elizabeth I. Mary Stuart was, more or less, a victim of the political intrigues and the religious conflicts that stemmed from the Reforma
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for February 3-9.
By United Press International

2002 Yearend: Hollywood In Memoriam

From screen legends to journeymen, death claimed its share of Hollywood professionals in 2002, most notably comedian Milton Berle, comic actor Dudley Moore, Oscar-winning writer-director Billy Wilder, singers Peggy Lee and Rosemary Clooney, and one of the
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 28, the 179th day of 2002 with 186 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

NOMINATION OR NOT, ALTMAN STILL SCRATCHES FOR CASH
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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