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  • Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets

    Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets
    The lead actor categories at the Tony Awards saw a pair of upsets, with James Corden of "One Man, Two Guvnors" and Steve Kazee of "Once" taking home the prizes. Corden won for lead actor in a play for the British comedy import "One Man, Two Guvnors,"...
  • 'Once,' 'Porgy and Bess,' 'Death of a Salesman' big winners at Tony awards

    'Once,' 'Porgy and Bess,' 'Death of a Salesman' big winners at Tony awards
    High-profile Hollywood actors and Broadway veterans alike on stage and in the crowd celebrated theater, and the best performances of the year, at the 66th annual Tony Awards Sunday night. For the third time, actor Neil Patrick Harris hosted the salute to...
  • Bookmark: Biopics can't match great reads about famous people

    She's got the look. She's also got the walk, the talk and the wardrobe. When Michelle Williams pouts and flounces and oozes her way across the screen in "My Week With Marilyn," giving herself unreservedly to the role of a tormented yet still-alluring...
  • With 'A Catered Affair,' Porchlight looks to a new era

    With 'A Catered Affair,' Porchlight looks to a new era
    In this season of artistic change at several Chicago theaters, the Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago is next up at bat. Under its former artistic director, L. Walter Stearns (who now runs the Mercury Theater on Southport Avenue), Porchlight staged...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    East of the West A Country in Stories Miroslav Penkov Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 226 pp., $24 Miroslav Penkov hit American shores in 2001 (he was 21) from his native Bulgaria, and he hasn't stopped writing (or winning prizes for his wild, homesick...
  • An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais

    An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais
    Carlos Monsiváis wasn't a "pundit," although he spoke and wrote with biting irony and insight about politics. He wasn't a "talking head" either, although he regularly appeared on TV shows in his native Mexico to offer erudite yet unstuffy thoughts about...
  • Elaine Stritch has role of her life: Interview with Callaway is humorous and revealing

    Elaine Stritch has role of her life: Interview with Callaway is humorous and revealing
    So New York has the interview show "Inside the Actor's Studio," hosted by James Lipton. Based on the packed, enraptured house that showed up at the Steppenwolf Theatre this weekend to spend 90 minutes or so with the indefatigable Elaine Stritch -- live,...
  • The last mystery of Gore Vidal

    The last mystery of Gore Vidal
    You hear Gore Vidal long before you see him, the steady tap-swish-tap of foot and cane on an upstairs landing in his sunny Spanish Colonial house in the Hollywood Hills; then there's the slow whir of a mechanical chairlift carrying the novelist-essayist-...