Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (1945) is a fabulous entertainer as well as being a singer-songwriter, actress, and film producer. She has been nominated for two Oscars, won three Grammys, four Golden Globes, three Emmys, and a special Tony Award. She has also … Continue reading

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Diana Sands

Diana Sands was born in 1934. She studied at The Actor’s Studio in NYC. And was perhaps most famous for playing Sidney Poitier‘s sister in the original stage and screen versions of A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961). She also … Continue reading

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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda was christened Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda. Born in 1937, she became a fashion model, actress, writer, political activist, and fitness guru. She won two Academy Awards, an Emmy, and seven Golden Globes. She announced her retirement from acting … Continue reading

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Bill Hurt’s Hamlet

BILL HURT….and I were both members of the Circle Rep in NYC in the late 70’s. During that time, we appeared together in HAMLET. Bill, of course, played “Hamlet,” and I was assigned the smaller role of “Osric.” I took … Continue reading

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I love you….

I belong to a Men’s Group. Okay! No big Whoop. We meet weekly to discuss….well, “things.” I am actually forbidden to reveal anything that we say or do…. Secret manly things: like the burning of the sage, the pounding of … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK attack!

Sometimes a FACEBOOK exchange is so bizarre that it lingers in the memory long after the event. Probably far longer than the issue deserves. But I still find myself thinking about a recent exchange that was not only vitriolic in … Continue reading

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WHITE PAGES

Have you seen the documentary about Joan Rivers: A PIECE OF WORK? (If not, rush out and get it. You won’t be disappointed,) There’s a telling moment in the film, when she looks at her diary and sees blank pages. … Continue reading

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