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  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater picks Valjean for 'Les Miserables'

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater picks Valjean for 'Les Miserables'
    Ever since Central Floridian Davis Gaines announced during his cabaret series at The Abbey that he would be playing Javert in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables," I've been wondering who would play Jean Valjean. The Shakes announced this...
  • On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment

    On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment
    Citizens beware! That bloodthirsty, carnivorous plant has taken root again, this time in Costa Mesa. And it's hungry! Specifically, the horticultural horror is being housed at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, where a revival of "Little Shop of Horrors" is in...
  • Don't miss "Beauty and the Beast" at the State Theatre

     
    The original Broadway creators have come together again for the touring production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” by NETworks Presentations which will be at State Theatre in Easton for two shows June 3 and 4 with a Quakertown...
  • Emmy Creative Arts: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Breaking Bad' Editors are a Cut Above the Rest

    Balancing tension and payoff, unease and release, misdirection and revelation for the span of a 90-minute film is never easy for an editor. But keeping viewers' fingernails well-bitten over a 60-minute TV episode -- frequently with commercial...
  • James Monroe Iglehart releases the genie inside

    James Monroe Iglehart releases the genie inside
    James Monroe Iglehart is a theater actor in the body of a professional wrestler. This is not an exaggeration. The 39-year-old performer stands 6 feet tall, weighs 295 pounds and seems to fill a room with his ebullient personality. "I almost became a...
  • 2014 Tony nominations: Strange year for musicals

    2014 Tony nominations: Strange year for musicals
    In a wildly unpredictable year for the Tony Awards, especially in the popular category of new musicals, “A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder,” “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” “After Midnight,” and “Aladdin&...
  • 2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees

    2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees
    Best Play: Act One All The Way Casa Valentina Mothers and Sons Outside Mullingar Best Musical After Midnight Aladdin Beautiful - The Carole King Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Revival of a Play The Cripple of Inishmaan The Glass...
  • ABC orders new Shonda Rhimes soap, 'Marvel's Agent Carter' and more

    ABC orders new Shonda Rhimes soap, 'Marvel's Agent Carter' and more
    ABC is getting into the pickup corral, so far announcing orders for five new dramas -- including one from its buzz-maker, Shonda Rhimes -- and four new comedies. Perhaps the most unsurprising order is for the sexy suspense legal thriller from "Grey's...
  • ABC's New Shows: Watch Trailers for the Fall 2014 Lineup

    ABC has announced its new schedule for the 2014-2015 season, and with it, released the first trailers for its upcoming fall series. Below, see the promos and summaries for ABC's lineup, which includes Shonda Rhimes' latest drama "How to Get Away with...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • 25 years of summer movie hits

    25 years of summer movie hits
    No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did. Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...