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Beanie Feldstein, Jane Lynch Leaving Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’

Producers for Broadway’s current Funny Girl revival announced Wednesday that stars Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will soon be exiting. In a statement posted to social media, the show’s team shared that the two performers are set to leave the production Sept. 25. This follows Feldstein having announced June 6 that she would be missing […]

Hollywood Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

Beanie Feldstein in ‘Funny Girl’: Theater Review

Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo and Jane Lynch star in the first-ever Broadway revival of 'Funny Girl,' the 1964 Fanny Brice bio-musical that made Barbra Streisand a star.

Nehemiah Persoff, Actor in ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘On the Waterfront’ and ‘Yentl,’ Dies at 102

Nehemiah Persoff, a charter member of the Actors Studio who appeared in dozens of notable films and TV shows, from 'Some Like It Hot' and 'On the Waterfront' to 'The Twilight Zone' and 'The Untouchables,' has died. He was 1xx.

Hollywood Flashback: 50 Years Ago, Barbra Streisand Turned Lost Luggage Into a Huge Hit

Four years after launching to film stardom with musical drama Funny Girl, which was her feature debut and 1968’s highest-grossing movie (and led to her first Oscar), Barbra Streisand pivoted by co-starring with Ryan O’Neal in What’s Up, Doc? Director Peter Bogdanovich’s homage to classic screwball comedies like Bringing Up Baby, it was released March […]

Joni James, Popular Songstress of the 1950s, Dies at 91

Joni James, the soul-bearing pop songstress who had hits in the 1950s with “Why Don’t You Believe Me?,” “How Important Can It Be?” and a cover of Hank Williams’ “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” has died. She was 91. James died Sunday of natural causes in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, her family announced. Signed […]

Steve Schapiro, Acclaimed Photojournalist, Dies at 87

Steve Schapiro, the photojournalist and documentarian who covered the civil rights movement, produced stills for The Godfather and Taxi Driver and shot portraits of David Bowie, Barbra Streisand, Andy Warhol and Ray Charles, has died. He was 87. Schapiro died Saturday at his home in Chicago of pancreatic cancer, a publicist announced. Schapiro photographed the […]

Marilyn Bergman, Oscar-Winning Lyricist, Dies at 93

She wrote songs with her husband, Alan Bergman, for more than a half-century and for legends like Astaire, Sinatra and Streisand.

Sidney Poitier, Regal Star of the Big Screen, Dies at 94

Sidney Poitier, the noble leading man whose work in such films as No Way Out, Lilies of the Field and In the Heat of the Night paved the way for minority actors and actresses everywhere, has died. He was 94. Poitier died Thursday night at his home in Beverly Hills, a rep for his family […]

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show whose career, which also included hits like What’s Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, put him on a path toward living up to the example of those like Orson Welles and John Ford he so lionized, has died. He was 82. Bogdanovich died shortly after midnight Thursday at his home in […]

Uzo Aduba, Hugh Jackman, Josh Gad, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Remember Stephen Sondheim: “The Best There Ever Was”

Following the death of Stephen Sondheim, Hollywood stars took to social media to share tributes and memories of the award-winning composer and lyricist who was known for revolutionizing American musical theater. Sondheim, whose achievements included Company, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park With George and Into the Woods, died at 91. The composer often collaborated with […]

Barbra Streisand Partners With UCLA to Fund Institute Aimed at “Solving Societal Challenges”

The Barbra Streisand Institute is officially a go at UCLA as the showbiz icon has committed an undisclosed sum to fund research dedicated to four “societal challenges” she’s most passionate about, from climate change to disinformation. “While it’s easy to reflect on the past, I can’t stop thinking about the future and what it holds […]