| Apr 6, 2008
"MAYBE I shouldn't say this, but so often during the last 30 years, you're trying to make something better than it is," actress Mare Winningham confides. "You're trying to find richness where there isn't any. You're trying to find complexity where there...
| Apr 22, 2008
SAN DIEGO -- When Mare Winningham makes her dimly lighted entrance in the Old Globe’s new production of "The Glass Menagerie," one could be forgiven for assuming that the Emmy-winning actress is playing Laura, the emotionally and physically crippled...
| May 14, 2008
"In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards nominees were...
| May 14, 2008
NEW YORK -- "In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in Upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards...
| Jun 16, 2008
FIRST THE good news: Compared to our debt-roiled, war-mired nation, Broadway had a lot to celebrate this year. In addition to luminously acted new dramas and shimmeringly staged revivals, there was something approximating a genuine horse race for best...
| Jul 6, 2008
THESE days, the actress formerly known as Rhoda sports personas vastly different from the straight-talking New Yorker she created for television's classic sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda." Three decades later, Valerie Harper...
| Jul 5, 2008
Reading "The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal" is like watching a cobra devour forest vermin. Even if you don't have much feeling for the prey, you may pause at the thought of what might happen if the monster turned its attention on you.
Not that Vidal...
| Jul 7, 2008
MUCH AS one would like to join Edith Piaf in a duet of "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," a critic can't help having occasional regrets after passing instantaneous verdicts on scores of plays and musicals, usually in the space of a few morning hours after a...
| Jul 10, 2008
A new school of psychology is inaugurated in Matthew Lombardo's play "Looped," which had its world premiere Tuesday at the Pasadena Playhouse. It's called Tallulah Therapy, and it involves being stuck in a room with an aging Southern booze-and-pill-...
| Jul 17, 2008
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OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
'Boston Legal' (ABC)
First eligible year: 2005
Year(s) nominated in Outstanding Drama Series: 2007, 2008
Nominations this year: 7
Total: 22 nominations, 5 wins
First eligible year: 2008
Year(s) nominated in...
| Jul 23, 2008
Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84.
Getty, who also won...
| Aug 1, 2008
" Chris & Don: A Love Story" is a fascinating documentary, one much better than its rather flat and unimaginative title.
What an extraordinary and unusual love story it turns out, by its end, to be, that of the long, devoted gay partnership between...