NEW YORK (AP) — David Hyde Pierce returns to TV this spring playing a familiar part — an erudite man who adores fine food, wine and art. But this has nothing to do with “Frasier.”
Pierce is playing Paul Child, husband and chief cheerleader of Julia Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her TV series and books.
An all-star roster of film, TV and theater performers — including Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and Rosie Perez — have signed up for a 10-hour telethon to raise money for the victims of the war in Ukraine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Theater actor Julie Halston will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her work fighting the lung-scarring disease pulmonary fibrosis.
The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced Wednesday that Halston would get the special Tony “for her dedication and advocacy in raising funding and awareness.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Brian Stokes Mitchell will be hosting a new streaming talk show focusing on fellow artists like him who have made the jump from stage to film, television or music.
The first clutch of guests on “Crossovers: Live!” include Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Marc Shaiman and David Hyde Pierce.
The actor who played one of the 1990s most beloved dad roles has died.
John Mahoney, 77, died Sunday in hospice care in Chicago, TMZ first reported Monday evening, citing his publicist.
Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company later confirmed the death and canceled Monday night's opening of You Got Older in honor of Mr.