| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:32 PM
NEW YORK — The Weathermen and their “Days of Rage” in 1969 emerged from the dimly remembered past during the 2008 presidential campaign when fevered attempts were made by the Republican Party to closely link Barack Obama with Bill Ayers,...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Waltrudis Buck stars in Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, "Driving Miss Daisy," which begins performances Wednesday at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park.
Stevie Zimmerman (Playhouse on Park's "Collected Stories" and "Love Letters") directs a...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:17 AM
What do David Mamet and Kathie Lee Gifford have in common? Both have flops on Broadway this season.
Mamet's new play "The Anarchist," which just opened on Sunday at the John Golden Theatre in New York, announced late Tuesday that it will close on Dec....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:11 AM
David Mamet has found himself confronting something unfamiliar: a Broadway flop.
The producers of "The Anarchist," the newest Mamet drama, announced Tuesday that the production, which stars Patti LuPone and Debra Winger, will end its Broadway run on...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Kathie Lee Gifford made a lot of money in the '80s as the spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Lines, singing the lyrics "In the morning, in the evening, ain't we got fun?" on TV commercials.
But Gifford's well-honed promotional skills proved ineffective for...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:50 PM
It's been a while since a play by David Mamet was presented in the area, especially one that hasn't been performed in quite some time here -- has it ever?
Mamet's "Speed the Plow" (AKA the "Madonna Play," in reference to the singer/actor's checkered...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:15 AM
They shop, they drink, they dine, they kvetch. They turn otherwise ordinary rooms into polished interiors, and then ... they go shopping again. They are the stars of “Million Dollar Decorators,” the Bravo reality series that started its second...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Actress Viola Davis talks Hollywood, humility and digging deep to help others...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Al Pacino and Andre Watts are among the National Medal of Arts winners announced Friday. President Obama will confer the awards on Monday at the White House....
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:58 AM
Two years ago, Kerry Washington found herself in the deep South with nothing to do. She had swung down to South Carolina to check out the presidential debates, only to learn her next film was in writers'-strike limbo. So the Bronx native decided to go...
| Jun 2, 2011
David Mamet, the acclaimed playwright known for characters that drop the F-bomb at every opportunity, has dropped the ultimate bomb on his fans and the creative community: He is no longer a "brain-dead liberal" but rather a "newly minted conservative."...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Jonathan Ames, creator of HBO's "Bored to Death," sits down with Los Angeles Times' Television Critic Robert Lloyd for a Q&A....