The Bernards High School alumni are both participating in the school’s centennial celebration. Palmer, who was graduated from the high school 50 years ago, is spear-heading the event, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 18–19, 2005. The former borough Mayor got two-time Oscar winner Streep, a former cheerleader and homecoming queen from the Class of 1967, to be the event’s honorary chairwoman. Read full article at The Bernardsville News
Meryl has been mentioned to star in “Dark Matter”, loosely based on the killings of five people by a disgruntled physics graduate at the University of Iowa in 1991. No official statements on the film or Meryl’s involvement have been announced yet. Read an article at The Iowa Channel.com
Theatre folk Kevin Kline, Vanessa Redgrave, Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Kushner and Meryl Streep are among guest readers for The Academy of American Poets benefit presentation “Poetry and The Creative Mind,” set for April 6 at Lincoln Center. The second annual event, sponsored by Target, will begin at Alice Tully Hall at 6:30 PM. Read more information at Variety.com
On Thursday, May 27, New Dramatists – the nation’s oldest not-for-profit workshop de-voted to the development of new playwrights – will honor Meryl Streep with its 2004 Career Achievement Award at its 55th annual spring luncheon, to be held in the Broadway Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis. Kevin Kline will present the award, and playwright Tony Kushner will also pay tribute to the star. All proceeds will benefit New Dramatists. Article courtesy Theater Mania. Thanks to Frank for submitting.
For 25 years in Delaware, the Common Wealth Awards have recognized people of international renown. This year’s honorees for distinguished achievement are television journalist Andrea Mitchell, Chilean writer Isabel Allende, Nobel Prize-winning researcher Dr. Stanley Prusiner, Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep and America’s leading advocate for people with paralysis, Christopher Reeve. Read more at the Delaware’s Official Website. Thanks to Frank for submitting.
In an Official press release, Universal Pictures announced to produce “Prime”, a romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep, described as an “emotional love story set in New York about a 37-year-old career woman from the Upper East Side”. Visit their Press Release for more information.
Congratulations. Meryl was announced Best Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series for “Angels in America” by the Screen Actor’s Guild. Receiving her award by Richard Chamberlain, Meryl also appeared on stage to introduce the “In Memoriam” segment. Al Pacino also won an acting award for “Angels”.
The website of Variety reports: Actress Meryl Streep turns producer for Sarah Jones’ bridge and tunnel, which officially opens at the 45 Bleecker Street Theatre, Feb. 19. Streep joins The Culture Project, Allan Buchman, Robert Dragotta, Jayson Jackson, Michael Alden and Eric Falkenstein in presenting the latest one-woman work from the writer-performer of Surface Transit.
Various sources, including MSNBC.com announced Meryl to present an award at the 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Streep herself is nominated as Best Female Television Actress for “Angels in America”. The SAGs will be handed out this Sunday.
Congratulations to Meryl for winning another Golden Globe Award. She was voted Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie made for Television for her performance in “Angels in America”. The big winner in the television categories, “Angels” scored a total of five Golden Globes, including Best Movie made for Television, Best Actor (Al Pacino), Best Actress (Meryl Streep) and the supporting performances by Jeffrey Whright and Mary-Louise Parker. Earlier on the show, Meryl also presented a Golden Globe to Tim Robbins in the Best Supporting Actor category.