'Private Lives' to close on Broadway

'Private Lives' to close on Broadway

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of "Private Lives" is to finish its run more than a month earlier than planned, producers of the Noel Coward comedy said Tuesday.
Cattrall to star in Noel Coward play

Cattrall to star in Noel Coward play

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross have signed up to star in a Broadway revival of Noel Coward's classic comedy "Private Lives," the show's producers said.

Eyre: British children lacking in arts

LONDON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Sir Richard Eyre, who heads up Britain's National Theater, says the country's children are not being appropriately exposed to the arts and culture.

'Mary Poppins' takes flight on Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- After a successful British run, a stage rendition of "Mary Poppins" has debuted on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

Judi Dench set for 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett will co-star in Fox Searchlight's "Notes from a Scandal," Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

Van Gogh in love is subject of new play

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- It's Vincent Van Gogh's year in the theater, first as the subject of an Off-Broadway musical titled "Vincent" that recounted his anguished life story and now as

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HOLLYWOOD, June 26 (UPI) -- The spirit of Father Ellwood (Bud) Kieser lives on with the 28th anniversary this week of the Humanitas Prizes.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

28th Humanitas Prize winners

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 28th Humanitas Prize awards, which were presented Tuesday in ceremonies in Los Angeles:

'Wing,' 'Iris' win Humanitas Prizes

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- A movie about an enduring love that survives debilitating disease, and a TV drama in which the president shakes his fist at God, took two of the top honors Tues
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 28th Humanitas Prizes

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 28th Humanitas Prizes, announced Monday in Los Angeles.

Humanitas Prize announces 2002 nominees

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- The screenwriters of "A Beautiful Mind," "I Am Sam" and "Iris" were named finalists Monday for the 28th Humanitas Prizes, awarded each year "to encourage, stimulate and sustain writers in their humanizing task and to give them the recognition they deserve
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Modern Millie' gets 11 Tony nominations

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a new musical based on a 1967 Hollywood film, was the big winner in the 2001-2002 Broadway season Tony Award nominations lineup anno

'The Crucible' revived on Broadway

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- Arthur Miller's stage masterpiece "The Crucible," performed across the nation and around the world since its 1953 Tony Award-winning Broadway premiere, has retu

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SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
By United Press International

BAFTA nominees

LONDON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 2002 British Academy Film Awards, announced Monday by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts:
Richard Eyre
Actors Billy Crudup and Claire Danes who became lovers on the set of their latest film "Stage Beauty" succeed in not beign photographed together during promotional stints by placing the film's director Richard Eyre (center) between them at the Oct. 4, 2004 New York premiere of "Stage Beauty" (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre CBE (born 28 March 1943) is an English director of film, theatre, television, and opera.

Eyre was educated at Sherborne School, an independent school for boys in the market town of Sherborne in north-west Dorset in south-west England, followed by Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge and Lincoln College at the University of Oxford.

Eyre was Associate Director at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh from 1967 to 1972. He won STV Awards for the Best Production in Scotland in 1969, 1970 and 1971. He was artistic director of Nottingham Playhouse from 1973-78 where he commissioned and directed many new plays, including Trevor Griffith's Comedians.

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