| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Today's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, indie film fave Parker Posey, Johanna Day (Edward Albee's "Peter and Jerry") and Glenn Fitzgerald (off-Broadway's "This") make up the cast for the world premiere of Will Eno's "The Realistic...
| Oct 13, 2011
Lala Vasquez, who stars on VH!'s "Lala's Full Court Life," stopped by to talk about her new acting role in the off-Broadway play "Love, Loss and What I Wore."
"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, and based on the...
| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Dec 5, 2007
Maybe the prolonged and confounding stagehands strike had Deanna Dunagan and Amy Morton all corked up and ready to burst. Maybe they're mindful that Broadway's cavernous Imperial Theatre housed "Les Miserables" for 13 years and is best suited to the...
| Feb 24, 2008
Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy.
It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
| May 11, 2010
The Tony call comes early on the West Coast.
Marcia Milgrom Dodge was trying to get some sleep; the director-choreographer had only five days to stage the new Reprise Theatre Company production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." But...
| Sep 3, 2008
WHEN IT comes to pursuing the bad guys, few actors move mountains like Tyne Daly. For years on television she huffed and puffed after crooks as a New York City cop on "Cagney & Lacey." More recently, as a social worker on "Judging Amy," she battled for...
| May 24, 2009
When Doug Hughes, the director of the revival of David Mamet's "Oleanna," heard that his two stars, Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, were sitting down with a writer for the Los Angeles Times, he freaked out. "He said, 'Ohmigod! Don't say anything to him...
| Jun 7, 2009
On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
| Aug 16, 2009
Ruth Ford, a onetime member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre who appeared in numerous Broadway plays and in films and television, has died. She was 98.
Ford died Wednesday of age-related complications at her home in New York City, said her lawyer,...
| Dec 20, 2009
Millennial anxieties ushered in the new decade with Y2K panic, 9/11 made it seem as if the paranoid were on to something, two quagmire wars were launched and the Great Recession left everyone wondering about the prognosis of the American economy as it...