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Sarah Ruhl to Receive Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award

September 28, 2016 by Casey Cipriani

Playwright Sarah Ruhl has been named the recipient of this year’s Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, The New York Times reports.

How Ryan Murphy is Fighting Ageism in Hollywood

September 28, 2016 by Casey Cipriani

Ryan Murphy is on a quest. Not only is he helping make the director’s chair more inclusive, he’s also making strides to challenge ageism in…

Vivica A. Fox Makes History, Will Play U.S. President in Sci-Fi Film

September 28, 2016 by Laura Berger

Vivica A. Fox is stepping into the Oval Office. The “Empire” actress will play the President of the United States in “Crossbreed,” a…

Amy Schumer is the First Woman to Make Highest-Paid Comedians List

September 28, 2016 by Casey Cipriani

Amy Schumer is the highest paid female comedian, and the first woman ever to land on Forbes’ list of the top earners in comedy. According…

“The Daily Show’s” Jessica Williams Takes on First Starring Role

September 28, 2016 by Laura Berger

Former “Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams has landed her first starring role. She’ll re-team with director Jim Strouse for an…

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson Team Up for Comedy About a Late-Night Host

September 28, 2016 by Laura Berger

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson are joining forces. The actresses have signed on to star in an untitled movie centered on a late night talk…

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