Luminary

Bobby Caldwell, the soulful singer-songwriter behind the 1978 hit “What You Won’t Do for Love,” has died after a long illness. He was 71. His wife, Mary Caldwell, announced the news on Bobby’s Twitter, writing, “Bobby passed away here at home. I held him tight in my arms as he…

Actor and director Konkona Sen Sharma (“A Death in the Gunj”) will join the likes of Dave Chappelle, Lena Dunham and Russell Brand as podcast platform Luminary launches an India unit. Launched originally in the U.S. in 2018, Luminary operates a premium podcasting platform addressing a subscription audience with “smart…

Friedman’s legacy will be carried on by the 22 improv locations, including the New York flagship at West 44th Street and Ninth Avenue founded in 1963.

Budd Friedman, the Broadway producer who founded The Improv comedy club franchise and kickstarted the careers of some of Hollywood’s biggest comic voices, died of heart failure Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 90 years old. “The comedy world lost a giant today,” the Hollywood Improv wrote in a statement…