| Jun 12, 2014
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,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:46 AM
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,...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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,...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:55 AM
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,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 AM
"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...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:40 PM
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...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
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.
| May 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 26, 2014
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....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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"...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...