Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsHarry Groener
IN THE NEWS

Harry Groener

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 1989 | JAN HERMAN, Times Staff Writer
Nobody can accuse Harry Groener of hiding one of his flops. The slim, red-haired star of "Sunday in the Park With George" at South Coast Repertory turned up for this interview at the Costa Mesa theater in a crimson jacket with the words, "Sleight of Hand," emblazoned across the back. That stage thriller by John Pielmeier, in which Groener played a vile magician bent on murder, managed to last eight performances after opening on Broadway a couple of seasons ago.
ARTICLES BY DATE
ENTERTAINMENT
June 27, 2010 | By Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times
If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down: Lucky enough to have a distinguished actor as Shakespeare's tragic king, it has divided the role in two. Dakin Matthews, one of L.A.'s most accomplished stage actors — with particularly lofty...
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 1996 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Broadway musical star Harry Groener, a three-time Tony Award nominee, came back to Los Angeles for the TV pilot season this spring. He couldn't get arrested. "Nothing happened," he said. "They were looking for stand-up comics or people in their 20s. I couldn't even get a callback. And I went up for a lot of stuff." He shrugged. The look on his face, more frustrated than hurt, told volumes about the actor's life at the top as well as the bottom.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 1996 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Broadway musical star Harry Groener, a three-time Tony Award nominee, came back to Los Angeles for the TV pilot season this spring. He couldn't get arrested. "Nothing happened," he said. "They were looking for stand-up comics or people in their 20s. I couldn't even get a callback. And I went up for a lot of stuff." He shrugged. The look on his face, more frustrated than hurt, told volumes about the actor's life at the top as well as the bottom.
NEWS
November 17, 1991
The writers and producers of the once-delightful "Dear John" (NBC) must be desperate. Ever since Harry Groener (Ralph) left the show, they've introduced two nowhere characters that add nothing to the series. Victoria Channon, Hollywood
ENTERTAINMENT
June 27, 2010 | By Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times
If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down: Lucky enough to have a distinguished actor as Shakespeare's tragic king, it has divided the role in two. Dakin Matthews, one of L.A.'s most accomplished stage actors — with particularly lofty...
ENTERTAINMENT
December 19, 1999
Re "Mad About the Man?" (by Patrick Pacheco, Dec. 12): This past summer's off-Broadway revue of Coward tunes starring Harry Groener and Twiggy was titled "If Love Were All," not "Noel and Gertie." TOM OGDEN Hollywood
ENTERTAINMENT
May 8, 1990 | GREG BRAXTON, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Durang Goes On Stage: Christopher Durang will step into the production of his play "Laughing Wild," which opens May 12 at the Tiffiny Theater. He replaces the previously announced Harry Groener, who left the production due to artistic differences. Durang plays the role he created in New York.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 1999
John Lithgow, Nancy Dussault, Harry Groener, Marilynn Lovell, Megan Mullally, Douglas Sills and B.J. Ward are among the scheduled cast members for "A Marvellous Party," Center Theatre Group's one-night-only salute to the late Noel Coward, taking place tonight at the Mark Taper Forum. The 7:30 p.m. performance is part of a yearlong international tribute marking the 100th anniversary of the playwright-composer's birth. Information: (213) 972-7660.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2000
Harry Groener, Shirley Knight, Sharon Lawrence and Stephanie Zimbalist headline a celebration of the wit and elegance of Noel Coward, "A Cowardly Cavalcade," an evening of song at the Pasadena Playhouse on Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Stuart Ross, with musical direction by Brad Ellis, the theatrical concert will feature such songs as "A Room With a View," "Mad About the Boy," "I'll See You Again" and "Mad Dogs and Englishmen."Admission is a suggested donation of $15. (626) 356-7529.
NEWS
November 17, 1991
The writers and producers of the once-delightful "Dear John" (NBC) must be desperate. Ever since Harry Groener (Ralph) left the show, they've introduced two nowhere characters that add nothing to the series. Victoria Channon, Hollywood
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 1989 | JAN HERMAN, Times Staff Writer
Nobody can accuse Harry Groener of hiding one of his flops. The slim, red-haired star of "Sunday in the Park With George" at South Coast Repertory turned up for this interview at the Costa Mesa theater in a crimson jacket with the words, "Sleight of Hand," emblazoned across the back. That stage thriller by John Pielmeier, in which Groener played a vile magician bent on murder, managed to last eight performances after opening on Broadway a couple of seasons ago.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 1999
David Hyde Pierce will be honored for his "diligent work" in the fight against Alzheimer's disease during the Los Angeles Alzheimer's Assn.'s seventh annual Night at Sardi's fund-raiser, March 10 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire hotel. Actress Shelley Fabares will present the award, and Hyde Pierce's "Frasier" co-star, John Mahoney, will introduce video clips from the honoree's career.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|