| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:30 PM
"The Landing" is esteemed Broadway composer John Kander's first musical since the death of his long-time collaborator, Fred Ebb, so all eyes are naturally on his new partner, the young playwright Greg Pierce ("Slow Girl"). In the Vineyard Theater's...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:58 PM
"Ender's Game" will have a happy beginning this weekend, but maybe not a happy ending.
The pricey adaptation of Orson Scott Card's popular 1985 sci-fi novel is poised to debut at No. 1 with a so-so $23 million, according to those who have seen pre-...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Just five weeks after the PigPen music, arcade and restaurant complex closed in Allentown, two entertainment companies believe the concept can still work, and are joining to make a Lower Saucon Township establishment the anchor of what is expected to........
| Apr 7, 2013
Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical?
The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:39 AM
China's domestic box office has generated about $1.63 billion in the first half of the year, a government panel said, another sign of the film industry's growth in that country.
It's the first time China's box office take has hit the milestone of 10...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in.
Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Jess Barbagallo, Tymberly Canale, Chris Giarmo and Aaron Mattocks will join Mikhail Baryshnikov in the cast of the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's "Man in a Case" to be presented at Hartford Stage Feb. 21 to March 24.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel, who starred as a sexually liberated housewife in the 1970s erotic movie "Emmanuelle," has died of cancer at age 60.
"Emmanuelle," the story of a sexually adventurous young model and her husband on a trip to Thailand,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:55 PM
In 1864, a diminutive and unprepossessing general named William Tecumseh Sherman stormed through the South with more than 60,000 Union troops. Even though Sherman had previously supped and socialized in many of the cities he would set ablaze, he...
| Mar 25, 2011
Joe Wizan, a former head of 20th Century Fox's motion picture division and an independent producer of films such as "Jeremiah Johnson" and "… And Justice for All," has died. He was 76.
Wizan, a longtime resident of Malibu, died Monday at an...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
DreamWorks Animation announced plans to build Oriental DreamWorks, a studio in Shanghai, in what it billed as a landmark joint venture agreement with two state-owned Chinese media companies....
| May 8, 2012
| 4:33 PM
AMC Entertainment, the US's second largest movie theater chain, is negotiating a deal to sell all or part of the circuit to Wanda Group, owner of China's largest theater company, two people familiar with the talks said....