| Mar 24, 2011
In the late 1990s, Brett Rohrer decided he wanted to be onstage and headed off to an audition at a community theater. He got as far as a nearby parking space.
"I just sat in my Jeep," he said. "I drove to auditions several times and never went in. But...
| Sep 12, 2010
On screen, Julie Bowen plays a perfectionist mom, a sane obsessive surrounded by slightly crazy compulsives: the father who married a hottie younger than her. The man-child of a husband she considers her fourth child. The pigeon- and hotel bedspread-...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:25 PM
(Update: Looks like Michael Lohan doesn't have a place in Baltimore to promote "Celebrity Rehab 5" after all. Mosaic, where he had been scheduled to appear with Octomom Nadya Suleman abruptly canceled the event Tuesday, said spokesman and general...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Want a recipe for weekend fun that blends food, wine and philanthropy? Head to Wilmington, Del., and join acclaimed chefs and dining trendsetters for the "Meals From the Masters" foodie extravaganza.
The annual fundraiser benefits Meals on Wheels food...
| Apr 17, 2011
Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A number of Republican aspirants to the White House in 2012 are garnering millions of media impressions by leveraging Fox News and other media outlets to fuel their ambitious goals. They don't realize it, but they are in danger of celebrity self-...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 11:12 AM
The novel "Crime and Punishment" is a gripping, modern psychodrama, a masterpiece of tension and suspense.
A police detective seeks to solve a brutal double homicide without a shred of evidence — and sets himself the task of touching the conscience...
| May 8, 2011
| 6:05 AM
Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out.
People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 2:22 PM
It's a big weekend for two organizations devoted to bringing more people into the local theater community.
Performance Workshop Theatre, a nonprofit company and theater arts training school, just moved from its Federal Hill location to new digs in...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:00 PM
If you happened to tune in for the Celebrity Beach Bowl during Super Bowl weekend, you might have caught the diehard Ravens fan who did the Ray Lewis dance after catching a touchdown pass from NFL great Warren Moon.
If you didn't -- and I can't say that...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 2:12 PM
When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson.
Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 5:02 AM
Paul Haggis is back to his tricky script tricks with the thoroughly engrossing prison break thriller "The Next Three Days." He foreshadows, hides details, delays his "reveals" and does a pretty good job of keeping us guessing, even if we remember the 2003...