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  • Stars light up Broadway this season

    Stars light up Broadway this season
    As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
  • With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear

     With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear
    Now that baby boomers are reaching their seniority, it's no surprise that there has been a rush on "King Lear." Graying actors of a certain magnitude want their crack at the greatest role left for them while graying audiences are drawn to a subject (the...
  • John Lithgow, Annette Bening open in 'King Lear' in Central Park

    Taking on Shakespeare's elderly tragic hero for the first time in his career, John Lithgow opened on Tuesday in "King Lear" in a new production at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park. While the Delacorte has seen its share of...
  • Annette Bening to Join John Lithgow in Shakespeare in the Park's 'King Lear'

    Annette Bening has booked a role opposite John Lithgow in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of "King Lear," starting performances in July. Bening will play one of the king's scheming, ingrate daughters in "Lear," in which Lithgow...
  • Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park

    Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park
    Having recently completed one stage production in Los Angeles, Annette Bening has already set her next theatrical outing: a role in Shakespeare's "King Lear" that New York's Public Theater will produce this summer in Central Park. Bening will play the...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...
  • Remembering the great Sylvia Sidney

    "BROADWAY IS the main artery of New York life -- the hardened artery." So said the man who reveled in Manhattan's peccadilloes in the '30s, '40s and '50s; the fearsome columnist Walter Winchell. BROADWAY IS now jumping because the successful Tony Awards...
  • Mick's size victory! ... Art and literature attract celebs ... No Baldwin in 'Normal Heart' ... Angela down under

    "A PREREQUISITE, you might say!" So opined Mick Jagger on how he agreed to go on tour with The Rolling Stones again, provided Keith Richards would apologize for claiming in his memoir that Jagger had a tiny p---s! I went downtown near Katz's Deli to a...
  • Review: On 'Breaking Bad,' Walter White comes clean

    In what may be the first recorded (and distinctly over-tweeted) perfect finale in television history, AMC's "Breaking Bad" came to a close Sunday night. Not only did Vince Gilligan's five-season, hyper-violent prose poem to midlife male frustration...
  • 'Breaking Bad's' Boy Scout Production Mantra: Always Be Prepared

    Prosthetics, fake snow and the death of Margaret Thatcher were just some of the challenges the "Breaking Bad" team faced during the production of its final eight episodes. "Breaking Bad" exec producer and director Michelle MacLaren took a moment from...
  • Area natives score big in Tony nominations

     
    Two people with ties to the Lehigh Valley have been nominated for Tony Awards, the annual award given by by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League. Ann Roth of Lower Mount Bethel Township has been nominated for best......
  • Tony Awards nominations find some class amid the crass

    The Tony nominations were announced Tuesday, but before we plunge into the big race between "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda the Musical," one obvious question should be addressed before any other: Given the crassly commercial direction of Broadway, why do we...