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  • F. Murray Abraham joins 'Homeland'

     
    Oscar-winning actor to play CIA intelligence operative Dar Adul later in Season 2 of Showtime's critically acclaimed terrorist thriller....
  • Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...
  • Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood

    Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood
    This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony. Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...
  • Aced the screen test

    Aced the screen test
    WHEN a hit play is made into a film, the cast is invariably switched out for more famous film counterparts. Thus Mary Louise Parker is traded for Gwyneth Paltrow ("Proof") or Meg Ryan ("Prelude to a Kiss"), Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham for Michelle...
  • Oscars update: "A Serious Man" may be nominated for best picture, director, actor, screenplay and . . . ?

     
    Based on strong audience reactions this past weekend and rave critics' reviews, "A Serious Man" looks like an Oscar underdog to watch. Shrewdly, Focus Features unleashed it s-l-o-w-l-y in limited release at only six theaters nationally last weekend...
  • Oh, let us weep for squandered Oscar potential

     
    Apparently, Gold Derby's musings on the squandered Oscar victory of Adrien Brody (check out our original post here) got our Envelope colleagues Emily Christianson and Patrick Kevin Day thinking about similar examples of lost Oscars promise. Check out...
  • Beleagured 'Christmas Carol' producer takes show on the road

     
    Sometimes in showbiz -- OK, a lot of the time in showbiz -- what's going on backstage is far more interesting than what's happening in front of the audience. Such is the case with producer-director Kevin Von Feldt's stage version......
  • Michael Stuhlbarg: A 'Serious' awards contender

     
    Michael Stuhlbarg gives such an impressive performance as a 1960s suburban poppa whose life crumbles in "A Serious Man" that he's a good bet to be nominated for best actor at the Golden Globes. The comedy/musical category is light, and the filmmakers...
  • Broad Stage's 2010-11 season to feature artists including Joshua Bell, Judy Collins and Alan Cumming

     
    The Broad Stage in Santa Monica keeps growing. Its third season, which will be announced Thursday, will be its biggest yet--with more than 60 theater, classical, jazz, dance and popular music acts featuring artists such as F. Murray Abraham, Joshua......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Anne Hathaway on Oscar duty | 'Avatar' lags in all-time ticket sales | Updates on Oscar winners

     
    • Anne Hathaway -- who heard her name announced as a best actress contender last year for "Rachel Getting Married" -- will be joining academy president Tom Sherak at the podium next Tuesday to read off this year's roster of Oscar nominees. As per the...
  • Monster Mash: Getty's grant money; Shepard Fairey faces criminal probe; top London theater critic stepping down

     
    -- Handing out money: The Getty Foundation is set to award $3.1 million to 26 arts institutions for a 2011 series of exhibitions about Southern California art after World War II. (Los Angeles Times) -- In deep: L.A. street artist......
  • Theater review: 'Amadeus' at Chandler Studio Theatre

     
    Following last year's pitch-perfect chamber edition of "Equus," The Production Company takes on playwright Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus." Although purists may faint, director-designer August Viverito's nervy revision of this Tony and Oscar winner is riveting....