The Queen of Soul shut down the New York Post writer after her comments about Franklin's bosom.
Her column was widely syndicated, and at her peak she earned more than $1 million a year.
Liz Smith was slinging the juiciest Hollywood gossip to the masses before most of us were born - known by the moniker the “Grande Dame of Dish”.
One thing the theater community does well is celebrate its own. And Polly Bergen was a member of the theater community. Now, as I previously wrote, the League of American Theaters and Producers opted not to dim the lights for her.
Polly Bergen was a real class act. She had a grace about her, an intangible quality that not many possess.
Readers of mine know I spend a lot of time talking about how theater, and theatrical experiences, should be made more accessible
Strident, a woman with whom to reckon, Tyne Daly's Katharine Gerard is a force of nature. Encased in fur, she's the refrigerator
In Amanda Peet's fine playwriting debut for Manhattan Theater Club at City Center, "The Commons of Pensacola," Sarah Jessica