| Aug 25, 2011
The lingering effects of racism percolate through Alonzo D. LaMont Jr.'s "Zulu Fits." Although the production directed by the playwright at Heralds of Hope Theater has some rough edges, it's a thoughtful play about how young African-Americans are...
| Sep 1, 2011
When the reign of Oliver Cromwell and his fellow killjoys ended, one of the first things the new English king did was order the theaters to reopen.
Charles II didn't stop there. He allowed those theaters to do something previously unthinkable —...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Paul DeBoy may have a genetic inclination toward the stage.
The Baltimore-born actor, starring in the national touring production of the perennially popular musical "Mamma Mia" that hits the Hippodrome this weekend, first revealed the tendency during his...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Bobby Flay has a theory about Father's Day:
"All guys think they can grill," he said. "They're going to take the reins whether they have the skills or not."
But don't worry. Flay's not going to pass judgment on your burger — he'll even give you...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Even though World War II ended in 1945, it has never ended at the movies. Based on a 2007 Israeli film, "The Debt" is a new English-language film about the decades-long hunt for a Nazi doctor who conducted horrible procedures at a concentration camp.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:17 AM
In live theater, self-consciousness is contagious. When it begins in the text, the playwright gives it to the director, the director passes it to the actors, and the actors infect the audience. An hour or so after the curtain rises, everyone is...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Movie premieres normally feature glamorous stars being hounded by paparazzi as they step out of limos and onto the red carpet.
But a North County movie premiere of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" on Sept. 23 will...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Almost 50 years after its 1964 Broadway opening, composer Jerry Bock's and lyricist Sheldon Harnick's "Fiddler on the Roof" continues to touch hearts with its hero's adherence to cherished religious traditions.
The 40-member cast assembled by 2nd Star...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Animal Kingdom, the thoroughbred that won this year's Kentucky Derby, got a police escort to Pimlico for the Preakness. Wounded war veterans got escorts to Orioles games. Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell got an escort to the Grand Prix.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:39 PM
Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday.
"Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Vagabond Players may save money on its utility bill this month, because much of "Wait Until Dark" actually takes place in the dark. Although Frederick Knott's 1966 Broadway thriller tends to be slow and creaky, it's still capable of making you nervous....