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Tanglewilde woman follows in path of mentor, Gwen Verdon

August 26, 2014 |

By Don Maines Broadway legend Gwen Verdon inspired Krissy Richmond to take the leap from ballet to musical theater. ... "Krissy has considered Gwen Verdon her mentor since Gwen Verdon did a piece with the ...

The Good Old Days in Darien -- An era of plenty for literary arts

April 15, 2010

The musical, "Pajama Game," starred a long-legged, red-headed dancer named Gwen Verdon, who was a regular visitor in Darien during the fifties when her son was enrolled in Cherry Lawn School (now a town park) on Brookside Road.

The Good Old Days in Darien / Ed Chrostowski

December 10, 2009

Also visiting regularly was Gwen Verdon, the long-legged, red-headed star of "The Pajama Game" on Broadway.

ACT of CT’s season opener ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ now playing

October 12, 2021 |

She was hand-picked by Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon to appear in the first revival of “Sweet Charity” and Fosse’s “Big Deal,” and has shared the stage with luminaries like Chita Rivera, Debbie Allen, Ben ...

Pantochino brings Fosse master class to Milford

November 25, 2019

Currently, Culbreath is lead instructor for the Fosse Master Class Series sanctioned by the Verdon Fosse Estate. ... Pantochino brings this class to Milford through the Verdon Fosse Legacy LLC, who’s mission ...

TV series to highlight nancy O knitted work

December 10, 2018 |

The Ridgefield Press The set decorator for an upcoming FX series about Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon recently came to nancy O looking for “unfinished knitting and crochet projects” to place on the set of the show.

In Other Words: The Matinee Girls

September 8, 2021 |

I often tried acquiring “the look” to go with it, strutting my stuff the way Gwen Verdon strutted hers in “Damn Yankees,” or belting out a throaty response to a question as I imagined Ethel Merman would do it.

‘Sweet Charity’ showcases classic Broadway tunes, Fosse dance moves

February 5, 2020 |

However, Broadway legend Gwen Verdon originated the part in 1966, scoring a Tony Award nomination for best leading actress in a musical. ... Miniseries sparked idea to stage show Eck decided to revive the show ...

Ryan Murphy rewrites Hollywood history for Netflix series

May 22, 2020 |

Audiences might also enjoy “Fosse/Verdon,” which follows the personal and professional relationship between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

Reel Dad picks his seven favorite baseball films

May 19, 2020 |

Gwen Verdon gets her one chance at the movies to recreate a starring role from Broadway.

Playhouse Theatre Academy in Hartford offers Adult Fosse Master Class

June 4, 2019 |

Stephanie has the distinct honor of having been hand-picked to work with the legendary director/choreographer, Bob Fosse, along with his former wife and muse, Gwen Verdon on her first two Broadway shows, the ...

Actor Sam Rockwell stops in for a pint at Toronado in San Francisco

May 3, 2019 |

RELATED: Sam Rockwell gives A.C.T. a shout-out during SAG Awards win Rockwell won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in 2018 for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and currently stars as ...

Len Cariou of TV's 'Blue Bloods' Brings His One-Man Shakespeare Show to Long Wharf

June 24, 2019 |

That was the one that made me burst out into tears, and even right now I’m moved thinking about it.” crt.uconn.edu Fosse/Verdon Family Issues If you were one of the many musical fans who were hooked on the ...

Director Coppola to bring expanded 'Cotton Club' to Albany

August 12, 2019 |

The cast includes Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins, James Remar, Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne, Gwen Verdon, Tom Waits and Fred Gwynne.

Broadway veteran to teach Fosse master class at Playhouse on Park

June 26, 2018

Pope has the honor of having been hand-picked to work with the legendary director/choreographer, Bob Fosse, along with his former wife and muse, Gwen Verdon on her first two Broadway shows, the revival of ...

Rensselaer native wins Emmy for hairstyling on 'Fosse/Verdon'

September 25, 2019 |

Bridgeford was personally selected by Michelle Williams, who starred as Gwen Verdon and was a producer on the series, to be Williams' exclusive hairstylist for "Fosse/Verdon." ... "It really brought things full ...

A deal with the devil

August 1, 2013

Jen Wheatenfox (right) plays the role that made Gwen Verdon famous - "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" - in the Foothill Music Theatre production. 8 p.m.

Wins for ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Pose’, ‘Chernobyl’ inject life into Emmys

September 22, 2019 |

The very deserving “Fosse/Verdon” went home without as much hardware simply because it had the ill fortune to come out the same year as “Chernobyl,” which won for limited series as well as directing and ...

'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

July 17, 2019 |

The leading miniseries nominee is "Fosse/Verdon," the biopic about dancer Gwen Verdon and choreographer Bob Fosse that earned 17 bids, including the first Emmy nominations for stars Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell.

The 10 best TV shows of 2019 — and how to watch them now

December 23, 2019 |

Choreographer and director Bob Fosse and his lifelong creative partner, dancer Gwen Verdon, captivated us in FX’s “Fosse/Verdon” and brought a deserved Emmy to Michelle Williams.

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