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  • Theater review: 'Terre Haute' at the Blank Theatre

     
    Ideology is the pretense for a close encounter of the erotic kind in "Terre Haute," Edmund White's absorbing two-hander now at the Blank Theatre. Based on the astonishing fact that Timothy McVeigh and Gore Vidal were pen pals, "Terre Haute"......
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...
  • Brushing up on hair history: "Vidal Sassoon: The Movie"

     
    There's no doubting how Michael Gordon, founder of hair company Bumble & Bumble and producer of the upcoming documentary "Vidal Sassoon: The Movie," feels about his subject. In the first few moments of the film, Sassoon is described as the......
  • Monster Mash: 'Billy Elliot' hit with injury lawsuit; David LaChapelle sues Rihanna over music video

     
    Two theatergoers sue 'Billy Elliot' musical...
  • ‘Public Speaking,’ ‘Collapse’ and stand-up comedies — a weekend of documentary watching.

     
    The long Memorial Day holiday weekend was a chance to catch up on all sorts of films Ive been meaning to get to — documentaries, mainly (Though I did plow through the Andy Serkis star turn as rocker Ian Drury “Sex, Drugs & Rock'n Roll.”...
  • "The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel" By Adam Langer

    "The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel" By Adam Langer
    'The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel' By Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau, 259 pp., $24 By their chunky glasses, facial scruff, skinny jeans, and iPhones you shall know them: New York’s latest crop of aspiring male fiction writers, fresh from the provinces...
  • Stage Left mostly succeeds with tales from the campaign trail

    Smart, fleet-footed and firing enough enthusiastic F-bombs to feel true-to-life, Beau Willimon's 2008 behind-the-scenes look at wheeling and dealing on a presidential campaign is savvy enough to understand what audiences want to see. The maneuvering and...
  • Hollywood Super-Agent Sue Mengers Dies

    Hollywood Super-Agent Sue Mengers Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of her death, Mengers was...
  • Christopher Plummer salutes studio moguls in new TCM miniseries

    Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are movie studio names, but they also reflect the names of colorful individuals who helped get them started. Those legends are saluted by the most appropriate network for that, as Turner Classic Movies launches the...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Elizabeth Ashley

    Great Old Broad Series: Elizabeth Ashley
    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...
  • Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Nominated For A Tony

     Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Nominated For A Tony
    Last May, Da'Vine Joy Randolph graduated from the Yale School of Drama, unclear what her future as an actor would hold. On Tuesday morning, she was nominated as best featured actor in a musical for her performance in "Ghost: The Musical," in a role of...
  • Tony Awards 2012: The complete nominees and winners list

    Tony Awards 2012: The complete nominees and winners list
    Here is the full list of Tony nominations for 2012 (WINNERS are noted): Play "Clybourne Park,"  Bruce Norris WINNER "Other Desert Cities,"  Jon Robin Baitz "Peter and the Starcatcher,"  Rick Elice "Venus in Fur,"  David Ives Musical "Leap of Faith"...