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  • Theater review: 'The Merchant of Venice' at the Broad Stage

     
    F. Murray Abraham has a splendid fluency with the language of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," now playing at the Broad Stage....
  • Hartford Stage has a new artistic director; Writers' Theatre has Lincoln Center success

     
    Darko Tresnjak, a director who has worked frequently at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and other Chicago theaters, is the new artistic director of Hartford Stage, the theater announced Monday. Tresnjak's work was seen most recently in Chicago at the Bank of....
  • 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...
  • Ari Brand Joins Cast In Long Wharf's "Asher Lev"

    Ari Brand Joins Cast In Long Wharf's "Asher Lev"
    Ari Brand plays the title role in "My Name Is...Asher Lev" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven May 2 to 27. ┬áBrand made his Broadway debut in "The Neil Simon plays," directed by David Cromer. Since then he’s played the roles of Teddy in the...
  • Kate MacCluggage To Star In "Twelfth Night" At Hartford Stage

    Kate MacCluggage To Star In "Twelfth Night" At Hartford Stage
    Kate MacCluggage, who charmed as the conflicted witch in “Bell, Book and Candle” at Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage, will be returning to Hartford Stage in William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” staged by artistic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Television offerings for 2009-2010

    Television offerings for 2009-2010
    Here are synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series, movies and specials from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules are bound to change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. Fall broadcast ABC...
  • 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...