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  • Actor Blair Underwood On Starring In Broadway's 'A Street Car Named Desire'

    Actor Blair Underwood On Starring In Broadway's 'A Street Car Named Desire'
    Actor Blair Underwood is the first African-American man to star in a Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." He stopped by live to talk about this Tennessee Williams classic which has has extended its Broadway run to Aug. 19. This season,...
  • Interview tease: Chris Pine on his awful 'Avatar' audition and Broadway possibilities

    Interview tease: Chris Pine on his awful 'Avatar' audition and Broadway possibilities
    Stay tuned in a few weeks for my full Q&A from today's interview with Chris Pine (and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman) about the family drama "People Like Us," which opens June 29. For now, enjoy the full story behind an audition Pine previously...
  • Hana S. Sharif, Christopher Baker To Leave Hartford Stage

    Hana S. Sharif, Christopher Baker To Leave Hartford Stage
    Christopher Baker, senior dramaturg, and Hana S. Sharif, associate artistic director, will leave Hartford Stage this month to pursue other facets of their careers, according to an announcement artistic director Darko Tresnjak made to the staff. Baker...
  • Blythe Danner Returns To Williamstown For 'The Blue Deep'

    Blythe Danner Returns To Williamstown For 'The Blue Deep'
    Blythe Danner feels right at home on stage in the Berkshire hills. After a 12-year absence, the actress is returning to the Williamstown Theatre Festival that shaped her early career nearly 40 years ago and where she continued to return over the decades....
  • Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman

    Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman
    You may or may not know that “People Like Us” star Chris Pine auditioned for “Avatar.” It did not go well. “Sometimes you can leave your car in Burbank, Los Angeles, and walk into a conference room and your back is...
  • Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage

    Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage
     Maxwell Williams, resident director at Hartford Stage, is now the new associate artstic director at the theater. He succeeds Hana Sharif. “I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Max over the past year," says artistic director Darko Tresnjak,...
  • David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown

    David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown
    David Hyde Pierce says there wasn't a "Eureka!" moment when it occurred to him to set Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners in manors, "The Importance of Being Earnest" with the playwright's characters as transplanted American gangsters in the 1930s....
  • Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

    Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'
    Director David Cromer's production of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" at the Goodman Theatre next season has its star: Diane Lane. She’ll play opposite Finn Wittrock as the drifter Chance Wayne, recently on Broadway in ”Death of a...
  • "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance

    "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance
    Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of Molière’s  “Tartuffe,” an extra performance has been added on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m.  The Playhouse production, now playing through Aug. 4,...
  • Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'
    The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.  Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
  • The decline of scandal

    It's another sign of the blah times: The sordid details of our public figures' none too private scandals have grown beyond boring. By now, scandals have become as repetitive, predictable and standardized as the apologies for them. Just one more thing to...
  • Souped-up 'Streetcar' hits the gas on Broadway

    Souped-up 'Streetcar' hits the gas on Broadway
    "Me and the DuBois have different notions," says Blair Underwood's uncommonly desirable Stanley in director Emily Mann's accessible, enjoyable and — on occasion — revealing new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams'"A Streetcar Named...