“I keep being surprised by how beautiful it is out here,” the actress Edie Falco said as she cooled off inside of the air-conditioned VIP tent at “Super Saturday,” the Brobdingnagian benefit in Water Mill benefitting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund on Saturday, August 1. “I can’t believe I grew up in a place that Read More
Monday: Nurse Jackie
Is Nurse Jackie television’s first half-hour drama? Paired with Weeds (which returns for its fifth season 30 minutes earlier at 10 p.m.), the new series is being positioned as another dark comedy with a strong female lead—the “Life is full of little pricks” tag line on the publicity campaign tells you all Read More
At an intimate screening of Nurse Jackie, Showtime’s new dramedy starring Edie Falco as an experienced nurse with a speed-snorting habit, on Thursday, March 26, the publicist Peggy Siegal thought it would be fun if everyone brought their favorite doctors along for the one-hour preview and the dinner following.
“I don’t know, I just thought Read More
Showtime gave the greenlight to their new comedy Nurse Jackie, starring Sopranos First Lady Edie Falco. They’re also giving the First Lady of MILFs, Mary-Louise Parker, two more seasons of Weeds.
Ms. Falco’s series will begin production in New York in the fall. Episodes will air in the spring or early summer 2009, Read More
Attending the premiere of Warner Brothers’ Batman: The Dark Knight at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, July 14: the film’s stars Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhaal (wearing charcoal Dries Van Noten splashed with flowers and accompanied by husband Peter Sarsgaard), Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman and Aaron Eckhart; actors Ethan Hawke, Edie Falco, Josh Hartnett, Seth Read More
On Monday, April 28, in the subterranean auditorium of the New York Public Library, Vanity Fair hosted a cocktail hour and convocation of experts grandly titled “Redesigning the World: A Green Way to the Future.” And environmentally concerned New Yorkers Mary Richardson Kennedy (wife of Robert Kennedy Jr.), NBC Universal’s Ben Silverman, and public-relations consultant Read More
Here's what you'll be eating if you are one of the lucky ones with $3,000 to spend on Saturday's Billy Joel concert in the Hamptons Social @ Ross series in Southampton (hey! Edie Falco danced shoeless at the last gig–Dave Matthews!)
– Deviled Eggs
– Chilled Cucumber Soup
– "BLT" Cherry Tomato Read More
Of all the characters—and of all the actors—still around for this last season of The Sopranos, David Chase has not only chosen, but has actually succeeded in doing something with A.J. (Robert Iler).
Long the afterthought of the ensemble, A.J.’s only memorable contribution to the series was when he got his eyebrows Read More
The real surprise in the third episode of The Sopranos was a throwaway line from Carmela Soprano, when she tells her hospitalized husband Tony she thinks one of his lieutenants has been holding back some of the vig in periodic payments.
You weren’t supposed to notice this line in the tumult of the (marvelous Read More
Marsha Norman’s ‘Night, Mother, at the Royale on Broadway with Edie Falco and Brenda Blethyn, is the first play I’ve seen that makes suicide utterly mundane. You might think the least suicide could be is dramatic, particularly in a play, but that isn’t Ms. Norman’s intention.
The intriguing raison d’être of her 1983 Pulitzer Prize–winning Read More