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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Yulin Kuang on Debut Novel, “Great Suffering” in Romance and Emily Henry Adaptations by Lexy Perez

Yulin Kuang knows she hit the literary jackpot. The writer-director, whose credits include The CW’s I Ship It, Hulu’s Dollface and Netflix’s The Healing Powers of Dude, is adapting E…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 10:20AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Hannah Brown Embarks on a New Love Story With Debut Romance Novel by Lexy Perez

Hannah Brown knows a thing or two about love. After appearing on season 23 of The Bachelor, the former Miss Alabama USA went on to became a fan favorite which led her to lead season 15 of Th…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:45PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

PEN America Ceremony Canceled Amid Criticism Over Response to Israel-Hamas War by Lexy Perez

Facing widespread unhappiness over its response to the Israel-Hamas war, the writers’ group PEN America has called off its annual awards ceremony. Dozens of nominees had dropped out of th…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 01:07PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Christopher Durang, Playwright and Tony Winner for ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,’ Dies at 75 by Lexy Perez

Playwright Christopher Durang, a master of satire and black comedy who won a Tony Award for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist with Miss Witherspoon, has d…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:47PM

Ryan O’Connell to Release Essay Collection (Exclusive) by Lexy Perez

Ryan O’Connell is set to release a new book. The Emmy-nominated and Writers Guild Award-winning writer, actor, and producer’s debut collection of essays was acquired by St. Martin’s Pr…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 11:00AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

When Basquiat Painted and Partied In L.A. (and Took Madonna to the Fox Commissary) by Lexy Perez

Jean-Michel Basquiat burst onto the New York art scene in the early 1980s and has been claimed as an NYC legend ever since. “The rap on Jean-Michel was he’s a street kid from New York an…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 01:00PM

Pop Art Icon Kenny Scharf and Other Artists Reinvent the Oscar by Lexy Perez

To kick off our annual Oscars Issue, The Hollywood Reporter commissioned 11 leading artists — spanning North America, from L.A. to Guadalajara to New York City — to reinterpret the iconi…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00AM
Friday, March 1, 2024

Bethany Joy Lenz Names Cult She Was in for 10 Years by Lexy Perez

After revealing last year that she was a part of a cult for a decade, Bethany Joy Lenz is finally naming the group she joined at the time. When unveiling the cover for her upcoming memoir Di…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 01:21PM
Saturday, February 24, 2024

L.A. Art Week Crush: What’s On at the Frieze, Felix and Spring/Break Fairs by Lexy Perez

“L.A. has come of age — I’ve heard that so many times in the past decade. It has always sounded provincial and defensive,” says Dean Valentine, co-founder of the Felix Art Fair. “W…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 02:00PM
Friday, February 23, 2024

The Anti-Frieze: The Best Art Shows to See Outside the Fairs by Lexy Perez

While Frieze Los Angeles, Felix and Spring/Break Art Show will certainly be the draw of the international collecting crowd descending upon the city for L.A. Art Week (Feb. 26 to March 3), …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 01:00PM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Eva Mendes to Release Debut Children’s Book by Lexy Perez

Eva Mendes is set to release her debut children’s book. Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, announced Thursday that the actress will release Desi, …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 03:14PM
Friday, February 16, 2024

Kate Berlant Is Ready to Be Used by Hollywood by Lexy Perez

In her one-woman show, there’s a running joke that Kate Berlant cannot cry on cue. Throughout the performance, she stands in front of a camera that projects footage of her onto a screen ab…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00AM
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Does LACMA Have a Looted Art Problem? by Lexy Perez

Michael Phillips — producer of The Sting, Taxi Driver and Close Encounters of the Third Kind — learned in early January 2023 that a Buddha sculpture he owned was plundered. An anonymous …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00AM
Monday, February 12, 2024

Kate McKinnon to Release Debut Novel in October by Lexy Perez

Kate McKinnon is set to publish her debut novel. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (LBYR), a division of Hachette Book Group, will publish the Saturday Night Live alum’s novel, it was …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 02:26PM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Former ‘Gilmore Girls’ Writer Recalls Casting Search for Logan Huntzberger Role (Exclusive Excerpt) by Lexy Perez

Joining the writers room during the fifth season of Gilmore Girls required sitting down with a pen and paper to take notes on all the previous storylines and “lots of coffee,” or so writ…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:00PM
Monday, February 5, 2024

Emma Heming Willis to Write Book on Being a Caregiver to Bruce Willis Amid Dementia Diagnosis by Lexy Perez

Bruce Willis’ wife Emma Heming Willis is ready to chronicle her journey of being a caregiver to husband Bruce Willis. Heming Willis is set to release a book to share her experience as a c…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 02:03PM
Friday, January 19, 2024

Hollywood Ghostwriters Tell All (Including Their Names) by Lexy Perez

One of the ghostwriter’s most valuable skills is getting their subjects to talk. So, when I gathered L.A.’s most successful ghostwriters at the Formosa Cafe to gossip, they knew all my t…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards