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Created in 1999, Simply Streep is your premiere online resource on Meryl Streep's extensive work on film, television and the theatre - a career that is unmatched in modern film and that has won her numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards, and the praise to be one of the world's greatest working actresses. At Simply Streep, we have built an extensive collection to discover Miss Streep's work through an archive of press articles, pictures and videos, alongside information on the charities and causes she supports. There is much to discover, so enjoy your stay.
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Oct 21
2005

Meryl Streep, a board member of The Center for Health and The Global Environment, will be honoring Former Vice President Al Gore as the 2005 Global Environmental Citizen at the Carriage House Center in New York City on October 21, 2005. The event will feature remarks by Streep and Gore as well as a gala dinner featuring sustainable cuisine prepared by award-winning master chefs Peter Hoffman, Michel Nischan, and Nora Pouillon. For more information, please visit the Center’s official website.

Sep 16
2005

Meryl’s upcoming comedy “Prime” will be the opening film of the 2005 San Diego Film Festival on September 21, 2005 at 07.00 PM | Pacific Gaslamp 15 Theater. More information can be found on the festival’s official website.

Sep 08
2005

Live From Lincoln Center, the Emmy-Award winning PBS series, is presenting a special nationwide broadcast of jazz September 17 as a benefit for hurricane relief. The Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, live from Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, will feature Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Bill Cosby, Elvis Costello, Robert De Niro, Paquito D’Rivera, Jon Hendricks, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Cassandra Wilson, Buckwheat Zydeco, and many others. Read the full article here

Sep 02
2005

Those who weren’t able to see “Theater of the New Ear” (yet), can listen to the show on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. There are several airdates, all listed on their Official Website, also with the offer of a free trial, which allows you to listen to the show.

Aug 26
2005

Festival officials announced a partial list of this year’s lineup, headlined by three Hollywood features: the US premiere of “Prime”, starring Meryl Streep, “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”, starring Robert Downey Jr. and “North Country”, featuring Charlize Theron and Frances McDormand. The festival will run Sept. 9-13, with screenings at Loews Theatres Boston Common. More information and screening dates at the Official Website.

Aug 14
2005

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie will join Meryl Streep as the centerpieces of a Haitian relief event to benefit Wyclef Jean’s charity Yele Haiti. Clef and Norah Jones will perform at the function, which will take place at a private residence in the Hamptons on Aug. 27, according to the New York Post.

Aug 08
2005

Yet another movie rumor. According to Variety, Paramount Pictures has set “Nip/Tuck” creator and exec producer Ryan Murphy to write and direct an adaptation of John Jeter’s play Dirty Tricks, with Meryl Streep starring as Martha Mitchell, the whistle-blowing wife of Nixon chief of staff John Mitchell. Murphy, who will produce with Plan B’s Dede Gardner and Brad Pitt, has put together a strong cast with Annette Bening, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jill Clayburgh. Read the full article in the Forum or at Variety.com.

Jul 21
2005

John A. Davis, writer and director on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, will bring John Nickle’s kids’ book The Ant Bully to the big screen as a CG-animated film, it was announced today. The story is about a boy who floods an ant colony with his water gun, then is magically shrunk to insect size and sentenced to hard labor for his crime. Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Lily Tomlin, Cheri Oteri, Alan Cumming, Regina King, Ricardo Montalban, and Zach Tyler Eisen will lend their voices to the project. Warner Bros. will distribute with a planned release date of August 4, 2006. The film will also be distributed on IMAX screens..

Jul 21
2005

Meryl will again participate in Charlie Kaufman’s “Theatre of the New Ear”, this time at UCLA Live’s Royce Hall, Sept. 14-16. Her original co-stars, Hope Davis and Peter Dinklage are also on board. You can visit UCLALive.org for more information. Full article can be read at Playbill Online.

Jul 12
2005

It’s now confirmed that Meryl is shooting Robert Altman’s “A Prairie Home Companion”. Also on board is an all-star cast featuring Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones, Virginia Madsen and Lindsay Lohan.