| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Compass Rose Theater opens its third season — and its first with a full, four-show schedule at its Spa Road location — with Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," featuring a cast of 17 delivering a splendid production of the...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 7:45 PM
In winning the Supporting Actor Oscar for "Beginners," 82-year-old Christopher Plummer became the oldest Oscar winner ever in the acting categeories. But backstage, he good-naturedly declined that distinction.
"I don't believe that for a second," Plummer...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:26 PM
"The Adventures of Tintin 3D" (PG-13). Directed by Steven Spielberg, this animated tale is about a young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell), and his faithful dog, Snowy, who face numerous adventures while fighting off shady characters. With...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
While "The Artist" is expected to do well at the Feb. 26 Oscars, the film has some new hardware for the mantle courtesy of its four-legged cast member. Uggie won a Pawscar.
The Jack Russell terrier took home the prize on Thursday (Feb. 9) for "Best Scene...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Looking for backstage access to this year's Academy Awards? You've come to the right place.
All weekend, I'll be blogging about what is being said backstage, as Hollywood takes the time to pat itself on the back for whatever good work it did in 2011....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:50 AM
The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.”
Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie.
Early arrivals included "Artist"...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Think actress Drew Barrymore has had a pretty wild life? You should hear the stories about her granddad, stage and screen actor John Barrymore, whose life makes ol' Drew's look positively dull.
The elder Barrymore's story will be newly laid out for all...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:20 AM
For a limited time only, theater-goers have an opportunity to get two great actors for the price of one at Rep Stage. Yes, if you hurry, your ticket to "Barrymore" at Howard Community College amounts to a backstage pass to a rehearsal by the legendary...
| May 28, 2011
The races and the sexes will get an intense look during Rep Stage's 2011-2012 season, the company's 19th.
Michael Stebbins, producing artistic director of the Equity theater in residence at Howard Community College, will guide the season-opening...
| Mar 22, 2008
The current owner of Sparrows Point is a rapidly growing multinational steel giant controlled by one of the world's richest men.
Sparrows Point's new owner will be a rapidly growing multinational steel giant controlled by one of the world's richest men....