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Passion’s Punch

Ask “Passion” star Donna Murphy to name the best thing that’s happened to her since she won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical, and she doesn’t hesitate.

“Bill Blass, who lent me a great gown for the evening, gave it to me,” says…

clock June 23, 1994Eileen Daspin


World View

The fact that she’s sold her new novel, “A Map of the World,” to filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, and has been compared with John Grisham, doesn’t impress author Jane Hamilton.

“I’m sure I can take that and get any kind of…

clock June 20, 1994Eileen Daspin


Keanu in the Fast Lane

TORONTO — Keanu Reeves, Hollywood Ur dude, is lunging, thrusting and dancing around a Toronto parking lot on a brisk spring morning. He’s lean as a greyhound, elegantly dressed, his hair cropped in a ruff, “Repo Man” style.

And he’s quoting…

clock June 6, 1994Eileen Daspin


X-Ray Vision

Paul Rudnick’s new comedy, “The Naked Truth,” has a cast of characters almost everyone will recognize — even if they aren’t on stage at the WPA Theater. There are composites of Nan Kempner, Pat Buckley, Nancy Reagan, Blaine Trump, Anne Slater, Robert…

clock June 2, 1994Eileen Daspin


A Shore Thing

Ten years ago, the chance that Larry Gagosian, Mary Boone, Ileana Sonnabend and Arne Glimcher would have loaned their star artists to a competing New York gallery was virtually nil. And the odds that artists like Eric Fischl, David Salle and Richard…

clock May 31, 1994Eileen Daspin

Fashion Features

Separation Anxiety

Unlike Anne Rice, who turned Hollywood topsy-turvy attacking Tom Cruise as the lead in the film version of her “Interview With the Vampire,” author Valerie Martin likes Tri-Star’s choices for her 1990 bestseller, “Mary Reilly.” The alternative take on…

clock March 8, 1994Eileen Daspin

Fashion Features

The House of Worth

Edith Wharton and Truman Capote were both impeccable chroniclers of society. The major difference between them was that Capote was a turncoat, according to actress Irene Worth.

“You cannot betray confidences the way Truman did,” says Worth,…

clock February 7, 1994Eileen Daspin

Fashion Features

Family Value

Portraying five neurotic members of a Southern California Jewish family eight times a week in a one-woman show, commuting from upstate New York to Manhattan with her six-year-old, whom she is “homeschooling,” and dealing with life temporarily without…

clock January 11, 1994Eileen Daspin



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