| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:20 PM
NEW YORK — Wandering through the darkened auditorium of Broadway's Cort Theatre here on a recent Saturday morning felt a lot like a tour of Chicago's off-Loop theater.
Michael Shannon, the former denizen of the Chicago fringe turned TV and movie...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:08 AM
It's a little after 10 p.m. in Chicago's theater district and you just got out of "The Book of Mormon" at the Bank of America Theatre, but the show's dirty jokes and catchy music numbers have left you a little too giddy to go home. What are some good...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If you still think of Cyndi Lauper as the rainbow-haired, helium-voiced pop music confection who defined ’80s girl power with tunes like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “She Bop” — well, you’re partially right....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Easter weekend will be a special treat for fans of beloved, classic animated Disney movies, as ABC Family will be showing Alice in Wonderland (1951), Mulan (1998), The Lion King (1994) and Beauty and the Beast (1991) Saturday, March 30, and Sunday,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Some of you will remember this charming film from 2005 called, "Kinky Boots."
It's the story about an English shoe factory that was about to go out of business until they begin to make footwear for drag queens. A story of discovery and acceptance that's...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I'm a 37-year-old single father with a 14-year-old son. I've raised him on my own basically since birth, with help from some good friends and nearby family. Overall he's a good kid: gets decent grades, rarely gets in trouble. Our relationship isn't...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
John Waters — This Filthy World
7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. (860) 444-7373, gardearts.org
A discussion with John Waters is that rarest of celebrity things: an actual discussion.
He's happy to reel...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Cyndi Lauper knew exactly what to wear to Friday's press conference to promote the new musical "Kinky Boots," which kicks off a five-week world premiere run Tuesday at the Bank of America Theatre.
"You're all staring at Cyndi Lauper because she's a...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods," a co-production with Baltimore's CenterStage and the Westport Country Playhouse.
Mark Lamos, artistic director of the...
| Jan 14, 2011
Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel'
John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:00 PM
NEW YORK —There is something uniquely appealing, entertainment history reveals, about urban urchins in cloth caps, be they Parisian waifs, London pickpockets or unflaggingly optimistic New York orphans. If they sing and dance and have lost a...