Eli Wallach, who won a Tony Award on Broadway and appeared in more than 100 movies, starring opposite Clint Eastwood as a scheming treasure-seeker in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (1966), has died. He was 98.
Maya Angelou, the poet and professor whose bestselling memoirs of growing up black and female made her a beloved American storyteller, with a melodious voice and seemingly boundless optimism in the face of hardship, has died. She was 86.
“A $28 million tribute is the real thing,” Gregory Long said last night of the figure raised in celebration of his 25th anniversary as president of the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, a museum of plants and a center of education and scientific research. “It’s thrilling such generous people have come together to make these gifts.”
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the 2013 Tony Award nominated composers for the musical, "A Christmas Story," discuss their writing partnership and the development of the musical. Paul and Pasek speak with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio's "The Hays Advantage."