January 30, 1988 |
Anyone wondering why it is that Judith Ivey lives in New York rather than out here should spend 10 minutes reading her theater notices. They are the kind guaranteed to make even the most spoiled actress dash off thank-you notes and send baskets of flowers. They're so glowing and adulatory that you suspect the reviewers must all be near relatives.
April 22, 1990 |
Judith Ivey has always been the bridesmaid, never the bride. Not that she hasn't had ample opportunities at stardom. The Texas-native has two Tony Awards for her supporting roles in "Steaming" and "Hurlyburly" and garnered crackerjack reviews for her supporting performances in such films as "Compromising Positions," "Hello Again" and "In Country." But those films didn't burn up the box office. "People don't read movie reviews," said Ivey.
September 7, 2010
Judith Ivey: An article in Sunday's Calendar section about actress Judith Ivey's taking on the role of Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" said that she'd appeared in Neil Dunn's play "Steaming. " The playwright's first name is Nell. Westlake shooting: An article in Monday's LATExtra section about a fatal police shooting in Westlake misspelled the last name of LAPD Cmdr. Blake Chow as Chou.
November 2, 2012 |
"The Heiress," Ruth and Augustus Goetz's oft-revived 1947 stage adaptation of "Washington Square," Henry James' novel of 1850s New York, is back again -- Thursday was opening night for the latest of the tale of misplaced love, coveted property and a plain, diffident heroine who learns to bare her fangs. Jessica Chastain's profile has shot up via recent film roles, including "The Tree of Life," "Take Shelter" and "The Help" She made her Broadway debut as Catherine Sloper, the mousy heiress who's caught between an insincere suitor (Dan Stevens of "Downton Abbey")
June 15, 1992 |
Designs on Ivey: It's official. Actress Judith Ivey, winner of two Tony Awards, will join the cast of CBS' comedy series "Designing Women," said co-executive producer Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. Next season, Ivey will play a Texas widow who inherits her husband's fortune and moves to Atlanta. She replaces actress Julia Duffy, whose contract wasn't renewed after one season on the show.