| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Rene Augesen will play Blanche to Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Strreetcar Named Desire" this fall.
A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Augesen was in the core acting company of the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:37 AM
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey will present the Monte Cristo Award to Oscar and Tony Award winning actor Christopher Plummer at the annual gala fundraiser in New York for Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
The presentation will...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:00 PM
My mom's late Auntie Beth was the best Scrabble player I ever saw.
She routinely beat everyone in the family well into her 90s. An avid crossword solver, she knew words I never heard of, and she was a great strategist to boot. At her big 100th...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Last year at the Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback ran around for 11 days making a movie about two guys (themselves; it’s a documentary) scrambling to line up financing for a different movie, a sex-soaked tale of a right-...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:28 PM
One in nine of us works in sales, according to the U.S. government. The other eight in nine of us work in... sales, according to Daniel Pink. We just don't sell it as such. "They're not stalking customers in a furniture showroom, but they — make...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Shia LaBeouf won't be making his Broadway debut this season after all. The 26-year-old actor has quit the upcoming revival production of the play "Orphans" in New York over "creative differences," according to a news release sent Wednesday.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Alec Baldwin, who shut down his Twitter account last week in the aftermath of a rant in which he defended his wife against errant claims by a British publication, says he'll remain off the social network forever.
It's the third time the former "30 Rock"...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Ben Affleck's “Argo” seems to be unstoppable. The film about a CIA plot to rescue American hostages in Iran in 1980 won the 19th Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday night for ensemble in a motion picture.
The win came hours after the film,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York theater institutions don't come much feistier or more dynamic than Elaine Stritch. The tart-tongued, 88-year-old force of nature -- whose stage career includes memorable collaborations with Stephen Sondheim and Edward Albee -- kicked off her...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging.
Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Matthew Morrison, the "Glee" star who's recently released his second solo album, is planning a duet for the rest of his life: He's newly engaged to Renee Puente, his girlfriend of two years.
"An incredible night of LOVE @ejaf Ball," Morrison tweeted...