Latest Tony Kushner Stories

2011-05-06 14:26:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aryeh Neier, President of the Open Society Foundations, along with three other prominent recipients of City University of New York (CUNY) honorary degrees, warn that the University is endangering its reputation.

2009-09-02 21:44:02

The Signature Theatre Company said Wednesday it plans to stage the first New York revival of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. The new version of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning work is to run during the theater's 20th anniversary season in 2010-2011. The production will be directed by Michael Greif with Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika presented in repertory. Signature's Tony Kushner season will include two more works to be...

2009-05-13 09:40:15

Famous theater producer Rocco Landesman has been nominated as chairman of the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts, the White House said. The New York Times said the appointment of the 61-year-old president of Jujamcyn Theaters to the NEA position is expected to be officially announced Wednesday.

2008-09-17 06:00:27

By Randy McMullen Fresh off her much-talked-and-blogged-about performance as Hillary Clinton -- next to Tina Fey's Sarah Palin -- to kick off "Saturday Night Live" last weekend, Amy Poehler on Tuesday dropped a bombshell: She's leaving the show.

2006-08-23 01:04:58

By Alexis Greene NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - In the summer of Meryl Streep, audiences have watched this extraordinary actress transform from stylish bitch ("The Devil Wears Prada") to blowsy radio singer ("A Prairie Home Companion").

2006-03-01 18:56:54

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The turmoil of the Middle East will have a front-row seat at this year's Oscars.

2005-12-09 12:39:27

By Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg faces fierce debate over his film about Israel's retaliation for the Palestinian attack on its team at the Munich Olympics, but the director has at least one fan: the widow of a slain athlete.

2005-11-30 17:24:13

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's film about Israel's revenge for the killing of its athletes by Palestinian guerrillas at the 1972 Munich Olympics opens in three weeks, but the Oscar-winning director has made surprisingly little effort to publicize it.

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