| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:49 AM
What's this? Is Jean Valjean actually being complimented by arch-nemesis Javert?
I'm having lunch with Michael Hunsaker and Davis Gaines, the actors who play those characters in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Barely an hour after a crowd roared its admiration at his Toronto International Film Festival world premiere, “The Theory of Everything” actor Eddie Redmayne swung by the after-party for his movie to amiably hang out with some friends and...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:16 PM
The Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday night. And if last year's fest is remembered as the moment it became obvious that "12 Years a Slave" was the movie to beat...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:05 AM
As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall.
As always, dates are subject to...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:11 PM
One week from tonight, on Sept. 10, Orlando Shakespeare Theater will present the first preview performance of its season-opening show, "Les Miserables."
We at the Orlando Sentinel have been following the behind-the-scenes preparations for the much-...
| Aug 31, 2014
Shoppers at the Mall at Millenia in got a musical surprise Saturday afternoon when the cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" burst into song in the mall's rotunda.
In typical flash-mob style, there was an element of disguise. The cast...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Pine's Dinner Theatre has snagged the rights to "Life Could Be A Dream," the jukebox musical by Roger Bean that follows up his Off-Broadway hit "The Marvelous Wonderettes."
The new show is scheduled for an Off-Broadway debut this fall. The Allentown...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If anyone needs evidence that comics can tell any kind of story, adaptations of two Western literary classics by UDON should put the subject to rest.
UDON Entertainment (yes, named for the Japanese noodle) is a graphics studio that publishes mostly...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre.
"Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:23 PM
You might not be talented enough for the stage — but maybe your old furniture is.
Talent isn't actually a requirement for your broken-down bureau or tattered old table, but you're unwanted furniture could be in the limelight during Orlando...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The late comedian and actor Robin Williams worked with several actors who have Lehigh Valley connections. And he drew 4,500 to a comedy show in 1986 at Lehigh University's Stabler Arena.
The Morning Call review of the Stabler show called him a "one-...