| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Psychic powers are not required to detect the problems with "Ghost the Musical," which haunts the Hippodrome this week as part of a national tour.
For a start, it's over-produced. It seems the creators wanted to have it both ways, wanted it to be a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:12 AM
New Haven's Shubert Theater landed a major touring musical to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
The family friendly show, "Matilda," will launch its tour at the end of the theater's 2014-15 season, opening in May 2015 following a six-week period of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
"Matilda the Musical," the hit family-friendly show based on the Roald Dahl book, will launch a national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in 2015, organizers announced Thursday. The musical, which won multiple Tony Awards, is currently...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As a theater actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman commanded a pile-driving force. He didn’t start softly and build. He came out of the blocks in a fury and steadily ratcheted up to an apoplectic finish.
Writing in the Village Voice about his...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Unlike many A-list Hollywood stars, Philip Seymour Hoffman never left theater behind. Stage acting and directing remained a cornerstone of Hoffman's career, which encompassed the lofty heights of Broadway and the less-exalted world of small theater....
| Jan 9, 2014
Like "Love Actually," which seemed to be everyone's guilty, snuggled-up-with-a-sweetie pleasure in the United Kingdom this Christmas, the 1990 movie "Ghost" is one of those sentimental romcoms that, oh I don't know, just somehow works.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
CLAIM TO FAME
Dublin-born Scott has been living and working in London for more than 10 years, racking up stage, TV and film credits, but it was his turn as Sherlock Holmes' bete noire Moriarty in BBC's "Sherlock" that brought him to international...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ever since the first national TV broadcast in 1967 of the Tony Awards, then its 21st year, a delicate dance has been tapped out between the handing out of trophies for artistic theatrical worthiness and the entertainment of the ever-fickle folks at home....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:32 AM
The 2013 Tony nominations were announced Tuesday morning in New York by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster and "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
"Bring It On," "A Christmas Story," "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda: The Musical" were nominated as...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Aaron Eckhart is returning as a modern-day Frankenstein, named Adam Frankenstein and facing off against an array of supernatural creatures in Lionsgate's first trailer for "I, Frankenstein."
The film is based on the graphic novel Kevin Grevioux, who also...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
British theater director Matthew Warchus ("God of Carnage") is set to direct "Pride," an ensemble period dramedy toplined by Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West.
Based on a true story, script was penned by Stephen Beresford, whose debut stage play,...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Miss Agatha Trunchbull, headmistress of Crunchem Hall school, hates pigtails. They're good only to serve as handles by which she can toss a rebellious child into the air — a feat this one-time Olympic hammer-throwing champion...