Sep 21
2001

Hollywood.com reported that ten years after it became a sensation on Broadway, Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning gay-themed play Angels in America, May be coming to television as an HBO miniseries starring Al Pacino and Meryl Streep and directed by Mike Nichols, the New York Post reported Friday, citing a person close to the project. The project will be a joint production between HBO and A venue Pictures and would be aired as six one-hour episodes, the newspaper said.

Jun 17
2001

Excellent news! The Associated Press reports that Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden (Best Supporting Actress for “Pollock”) has joined the already astonishing cast of ‘The Seagull’, which opens July 24th. The players, including Streep and Harden, as well as Kevin Kline, Christopher Walken and John Goodman have their last show on August 10 at the outdoor Delacorte Theater.

Dec 12
1999

Meryl Streep is sheduled to sing “Amazing Grace” Friday during a 25th anniversary commemoration of the death of Karen Silkwood. Ms. Streep played the title role in the 1983 movie, “Silkwood” and sang “Amazing Grace” in the film. Proceeds from the tribute – which also features appearances by folk singer Toshi Reagon, the film’s director Mike Nichols and Ms. Silkwood’s father Bill – benefit the Just Health Care Campaign, a union-sponsored health-care reform program.

Nov 30
1999

Meryl was seen at the 2001 Summer Benefit. The festival honored Gail Merrifield Papp, the wife of the Joseph Papp, who is the founder of The Public Theater/ New York Shakespeare Festival.

Nov 03
1999

Meryl was seen among other guests including Hillary Clinton, director Ken Burns and actress Jessica Lange at the General Motors Charity Gala in New York

Oct 26
1999

Meryl Streep has attended  the New York premiere of “Music of the Heart” alongside her family, as well as co-stars Angela Bassett, Gloria Estefan – and the real-life Roberta Guaspari, who is played by Meryl in the film.

Oct 23
1999

A concert with a purpose brought stars of rock, soul, blues and country music to a giant tent on the White House lawn Saturday to support the cause of bringing music back to cash-starved schools around the country. The stars who did the introducing involved another roster of stars: Meryl Streep, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey and Robert De Niro

Apr 24
1999

Meryl Streep attends the Venice Film Festival to promote her new movie “50 Violins”, which was now renamed to “Music of the Heart”. The drama has it’s world premiere in Venice and will release in cinemas this fall.