| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The previously announced La Jolla Playhouse-Kennedy Center production of the 1997 musical "Side Show" will open in La Jolla on Nov. 5 in a reimagined form that will be directed by screenwriter and director Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls").
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Jessica Lange is a two-time Oscar winner frequently cast by such notable helmers as Sydney Pollack. But, until she slipped on a habit to play a nun on "American Horror Story" last season, you'd have to rent a Blu-ray to see her work.
After decades of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Ken Howard has been re-elected national president of SAG-AFTRA, easily defeating Esai Morales as his primary challenger in the contest to lead the actors union in the first contest since the merged union was created.
Howard was first elected as a SAG...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Veteran actor Ken Howard has won another term as president of SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood's largest entertainment union.
Howard easily defeated his challenger, "NYPD Blue" actor Esai Morales, to determine who will lead the performers union over the next two...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan.
The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The images flash with the rhythms, each a visual love letter to the woman at the center of her new video for "Applause." Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga. Then, just when you most expect it -- more Lady Gaga. "I live for the applause, applause, applause,"...
| Apr 24, 2013
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| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
SAG-AFTRA co-president Ken Howard will seek a two-year term as president of the year-old performers union, which will hold its first election in July and August.
"It seems like the best thing to finish the work during this transition period," he told...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new musical version of the 2002 movie "Far From Heaven" has descended on Playwrights Horizons in New York. Starring Kelli O'Hara in the role originated by Julianne Moore, the musical traces the inner life of a suburban Connecticut housewife circa 1957....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
It's really hard to pull off a production style that says: "Yoo-hoo, I'm being ironic here!" without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial maneuver in his stylized 2002 movie, "Far from Heaven," an...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Fans of "Grey Gardens" — the original 1975 film documentary about Edith "Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Little Edie, and the latter-day Broadway and TV movie iterations of the story of eccentric aristocrats living out their days in a decaying...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — "I'm too tired to be anxious," said playwright Richard Greenberg, looking worn out with anxiety as he settled into a booth at a Chelsea diner.
This neighborhood canteen, dubbed his "office" by the late theatrical agent Helen Merrill, is...