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  • Shakespeare's 'romantic comedy with a dog' opens

    Shakespeare's "romantic comedy with a dog" kicks off Wednesday at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," the Bard's playful take on the conflict between loyalty and love, was written when Shakespeare was in his 20s. And, yes,...
  • Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman on 'Late Show'

    The passing of the "Late Show" torch has officially begun. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert paid his first visit to the Ed Sullivan Theater following the news that he will be taking over for David Letterman next year.  To answer your first question: No,...
  • Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown

    Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey. Some 6,000 to 7,...
  • Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction

    Guitar bought by Beatle at discount in Illinois could fetch $600K at auction
    Back in 1963, Gabe McCarty was living in downstate Benton and playing bass for the Four Vests when he got a call from a woman whose younger brother was visiting after scoring a hit in England. The woman was Louise Harrison and her younger brother,...
  • Chris Evans vaults 'Captain America' to no. 1 box office spot

    "LOOK, I'm 95. I'm not dead!" That's what Chris Evans, aka Captain America, quips at one point during the fabulous "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." And I'm not the only one who thinks this movie is the greatest. It's been number one at the box...
  • Jerry Vale, singer who topped the charts in 1950s and '60s, dies at 83

    Jerry Vale, singer who topped the charts in 1950s and '60s, dies at 83
    Jerry Vale, a smooth-voiced singer who reached the top of the pop charts in the 1950s and '60s with his interpretations of romantic ballads, died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert. He was 83. Vale's attorney, Harold J. Levy, confirmed his death after...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • Orson Bean, a sage on the Geffen stage

     Orson Bean, a sage on the Geffen stage
    Orson Bean never met a leading lady quite like Jayne Mansfield. The voluptuous blond sex symbol was the toast of Broadway in the comedy "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" in 1955 and 1956. "It was interesting," recalled Bean, breaking into a wide...
  • L.A. Theater Review: 'Ruth Draper's Monologues' Starring Annette Bening

    Chutzpah isn't the first trait you'd associate with the elegant, patrician Ruth Draper (1884-1956), intimate of Shaw and Henry James and creator of precisely observed monodramas on the female types of her era. But to become the toast of two continents she...
  • Forget 'Chicagoland' — 'The Sixties' shines for CNN

    Tom Hanks is one of the executive producers of a stunning, revelatory, exciting and surprisingly provocative 10-part television series titled "The Sixties." And there he is on camera at the start of Episode 1, saying, "The TV was the center of our house....
  • 'The Good Wife' Team Talks Plot Twists, Character Growth with Charlie Rose

    Charlie Rose cut straight to the chase on Wednesday night in his discussion with "The Good Wife" gang. "We're going to start with one question: what the hell happened to Will and why?" Rose, the "CBS This Morning" host, posed the question to "Good Wife"...
  • Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come. Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...