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Rupert Grint to make his Broadway debut in 'It's Only a Play'

Rupert Grint to make his Broadway debut in 'It's Only a Play'

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) --"Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint will make his Broadway debut alongside veteran actors Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in "It's Only a Play."
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Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane to reunite in 'It's Only a Play'

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane to reunite in 'It's Only a Play'

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) --F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing and Megan Mullaly will join "Producers" stars Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in Broadway production "It's Only a Play."
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
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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."
'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.
Hilty, Long to announce Drama League nods

Hilty, Long to announce Drama League nods

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- Megan Hilty and Justin Long are to announce the Drama League Award nominees in New York next week, organizers announced Monday.
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Channing, Larroquette to host Drama League Awards

Channing, Larroquette to host Drama League Awards

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Stockard Channing and John Larroquette will be the co-hosts of the 78th annual Drama League Awards in New York, organizers said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.
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Parton, Poison to perform at Tonys

Parton, Poison to perform at Tonys

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- Dolly Parton, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Stockard Channing and Poison have agreed to perform at Sunday's Tony Awards show in New York, CBS said.
Radcliffe, Fonda up for Drama Desk Awards

Radcliffe, Fonda up for Drama Desk Awards

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Bill Irwin, Daniel Radcliffe, Jane Fonda, Stockard Channing and Allison Janney were among the actors nominated for Drama Desk Awards in New York Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 13, 2009.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007.
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Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing arrives for the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on March 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Stockard Channing (born February 13, 1944) is an American stage, film and television actress. She is known for her portrayal of First Lady Abbey Bartlet in the NBC television series The West Wing; for playing Betty Rizzo in the film Grease; and for her role in both the stage and screen versions of Six Degrees of Separation.

Channing was born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard in New York City, the daughter of Mary Alice (née English), who came from a large Brooklyn-based Irish Catholic family, and Lester Napier Stockard (died 1960), who was in the shipping business. She grew up on the Upper East Side. She is an alumna of The Madeira School, a Virginia boarding school for girls, after starting out at The Chapin School in New York City. She studied history and literature at Radcliffe College, and graduated in 1965.

Channing started her acting career with the experimental Theatre Company of Boston and eventually performed in the group's Off Broadway production of Adaptation/Next. In 1971, she made her Broadway debut in Two Gentlemen of Verona -- The Musical, working with playwright John Guare.

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