| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:34 AM
With only a month to go until the release of her new album, Lady Gaga is putting the promotional engine into overdrive -- so much so that now she's promoting things other than "Artpop."
The singer late Wednesday posted a video for her song "Aura," which...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:30 PM
"The Walking Dead" zombies are multiplying at Universal Studios.
After announcing that AMC's series would serve as the overall theme of "Halloween Horror Nights" at both Universal's theme parks in California and Florida, the Hollywood location has...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:54 AM
You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show.
This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park celebrated its fourth anniversary with an awards celebration last weekend.
"The Bad Seed" was the big winner in the play category, taking home five awards; the musical awards were more evenly distributed. Here are...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:11 AM
It takes a particular mindset to be a Renaissance man, someone willing to wear the hats of playwright, music producer, freelance writer, radio personality, spoken-word performer, photographer and self-promoter.
All those descriptions would fit Orlando...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:10 PM
¿Test your knowledge of popular Christmas movies (636 words, US, UK, CAN)
What would the holidays be without snowflakes falling outside, a mug of hot cocoa in hand and a favorite Christmas movie on television?
Television is full of feel-good movies come...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:07 AM
The musical "Spamalot" opens the TriArts Sharon Playhouse running June 26 to July 7 in Sharon, CT. Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs with music direction by Eric Kang.
Next up is the two-character musical "They're Playing Our Song," staged by...
| Feb 24, 2013
Tom Kitt remembers seeing punk-pop group Green Day for the first time. He was a student at New York's Columbia University in the '90s and saw them in concert on MTV.
"I just knew they were special," he says over a lunch interview in Manhattan recently....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of schools taking part in the State Theatre's annual awards for excellence in high school musical theater. Thirty schools in the Lehigh Valley and Warren County, N.J.,...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The Freddy Awards kick off in weekend with Stephen Sondheim's dark musical "Sweeney Todd," presented by Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. Thursday through Saturday.
The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park has not one but two "live radio plays" in its upcoming season. That's a format that works well with stories of suspense — where the audience's imagination can add to the tension — and both of Breakthrough'...