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Ed Asner Returns with One-Man Stage Show "FDR"

Ed Asner Returns with One-Man Stage Show "FDR"

Actor Ed Asner has resumed his national tour of the one-man show "FDR" and will perform one show at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
Actor Ed Asner as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the play "FDR"

Actor Ed Asner as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the play "FDR"

Actor Ed Asner in his new one-man show called "FDR" with him portraying the 32nd U.S. president Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
A Return Visit: Ed Asner feeling better, resuming 'FDR' tour with local dates

A Return Visit: Ed Asner feeling better, resuming 'FDR' tour with local dates

Actor Ed Asner still remembers hearing the news that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had died.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ed Asner Returns with One-Man Stage Show "FDR"

GARY | The Miller Beach Arts and Creative District along with Mas Media VII are happy to announce Ed Asner's return. Asner has fully recovered and is anxious to make good on his promise to return.

April 11, 2013 3:36 pm
OFFBEAT: Lorna Luft's Judy Garland doc event cancelled, Asner still on the mend

OFFBEAT: Lorna Luft's Judy Garland doc event cancelled, Asner still on the mend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 22, 2013 12:00 am

Gary mayor thwarts thief on way to theater

GARY | A funny thing happened to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on her way to the theater Tuesday night — she stopped a would-be thief from stealing her neighbor’s television.

March 13, 2013 9:30 pm
Actor Ed Asner released from hospital after leaving Gary stage Tuesday night

Actor Ed Asner released from hospital after leaving Gary stage Tuesday night

GARY | Actor Ed Asner was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for exhaustion, according to his publicist. Asner left the stage during his performance Tuesday night in "FDR" at the Marquette Park pavilion.

March 13, 2013 6:30 pm Related
Actor Ed Asner with this Disney Pixar Character Alter Ego Carl at the October 2009 Movie Premier of "Up"

Actor Ed Asner with this Disney Pixar Character Alter Ego Carl at the October 2009 Movie Premier of "Up"

Director Pete Docter said actor Ed Asner was Pixar's first choice for the voice of Carl from the film "Up."

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Reader not happy with actor Ed Asner's politics

OFFBEAT: Reader not happy with actor Ed Asner's politics

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

GARY | A stint at U.S. Steel Gary Works helped Ed Asner support himself early in his career, the actor said during a master class for local drama students Tuesday at West Side Theater. 

March 12, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Ed Asner delights, critiques young actors

Ed Asner delights, critiques young actors

In the area to perform his one-man show, "FDR," actor Ed Asner conducted a workshop with young actors to offer his advice.

March 12, 2013 6:18 pm
Ed Anser delights, critiques young actors

Ed Anser delights, critiques young actors

In the area to perform his one-man show, "FDR," actor Ed Asner conducted a workshop with young actors to offer his advice.

March 12, 2013 5:57 pm
From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

Ed Asner answers questions during a class for local high school and university students at West Side High School in Gary. Asner said he worked at U.S. Steel and an auto plant before finding work as an actor.

March 12, 2013 5:30 pm
From steel mills to stage: Ed Asner's been there

From steel mills to stage: Ed Asner's been there

Award-winning actor Ed Asner teaches a master class for local drama students Tuesday in the theater at West Side High School in Gary. Seated in an armchair, Asner answered questions and critiqued students' work in an intimate setting onstage.

March 12, 2013 4:30 pm
From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

From steel mill to stage: Ed Asner's been there

Students from local high schools and universities listen as award-winning actor Ed Asner gives them performance pointers.

March 12, 2013 1:33 pm

Tickets for Asner's performance as FDR sold out

GARY | Tickets for Ed Asner's performance as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt tonight at the Marquette Park Pavilion are sold out.

March 12, 2013 12:05 am

Actor Ed Asner to play FDR during Miller Beach Arts event

GARY | The Miller Beach Arts and Creative District, in conjunction with Mas Media, present Ed Asner as President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Tuesday.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Ed Asner here for one-man show about FDR

OFFBEAT: Ed Asner here for one-man show about FDR

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Actor Ed Asner as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the play "FDR"

Actor Ed Asner as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the play "FDR"

Actor Ed Asner is touring the country in a new one-man show called "FDR" with him portraying the 32nd U.S. president.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
Ed Asner to bring his one man show, 'FDR,' to town

Ed Asner to bring his one man show, 'FDR,' to town

CROWN POINT | From Broadway in New York City to an exclusive Chicagoland performance, the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District and Mas Media 7 proudly present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy awards and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame…

February 26, 2013 11:09 am
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