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  • For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly

    For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly
    NEW YORK — With Broadway increasingly relying on stars, glitz and noise — often timed to hit just weeks before the Tony Awards deadline — the nominations for this year's prizes took a different path. The most-nominated show when the...
  • Sid Caesar: Laughter in the funeral home

    Sid Caesar: Laughter in the funeral home
    The term "pioneer" is thrown around a lot to describe TV performers, but Sid Caesar earned the title through his contributions to live television and sketch comedy. Caesar and his zany "Your Show of Shows" established the model for "The Carol Burnett...
  • Film Review: 'Blumenthal'

    The playwright Harold Blumenthal is already dead at the start of "Blumenthal," and so, for the most part, is the movie, a limp facsimile of a Woody Allen ensembler set in a familiar world of New York Jewish intellectuals -- minus only the wit, and the...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (March 24-28, 2014)

    Noah (Paramount) Having made movies about obsessive characters looking for God -- or something like Him -- in the numerology of the Kabbalah ("Pi"), at the end of a heroin needle ("Requiem for a Dream"), and in the outer reaches of the galaxy ("The...
  • Richard Brick Dead at 68

    Richard Brick, a producer, Directors Guild of America official and former New York City Film Commissioner died Wednesday. He was 68. Brick worked on three Woody Allen movies -- "Celebrity," "Deconstructing Harry" and "Sweet and Lowdown" -- along with...
  • Thursday mash-up: Burton, Taylor, Loren, Day ... and the scandalous June Allyson?

    "I DON'T think much about myself as a beauty. Bosom too big, arms too big, short legs, nose a bit crooked, double chin, big hands, big feet. My best features are my gray hairs. I've named them all Burton." So wrote Elizabeth Taylor in her careful,...
  • Tilly no boob at poker

    Tilly no boob at poker
    There may be more successful poker players vying for $5 million in prize money in Hollywood this week, but none carries the glamour of Jennifer Tilly. The actress, a 1994 Academy Award nominee for her role in Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway," is...
  • Broadway Review: 'Bullets Over Broadway'

    Everyone hoped "Bullets Over Broadway" would be the show to get those flickering Broadway lights blazing again. In certain wonderful ways -- Susan Stroman's happy-tappy dance rhythms, the dazzling design work on everything from proscenium curtain to wigs,...
  • 'Bullets over Broadway': Musical of mobsters and old standards

    'Bullets over Broadway': Musical of mobsters and old standards
    NEW YORK — In the hands — and most certainly the wheelhouse — of the director-choreographer Susan Stroman, Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" gets turned into a whiz-bang, retro, good time Broadway musical, replete with cheerily...
  • Will Tony Love This 'Gentleman' In So-So Season?

    Will Tony Love This 'Gentleman' In So-So Season?
    It’s the final few weeks before the lackluster 2013-14 Broadway season and some folks in Hartford are taking an unusually high interest in the last few shows that are about to open. The reason is “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and...
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' Opening: Don't Look for Zach Braff to Star in the 'Scrubs' Musical

    On Broadway, you can't throw an unusually opulent opening night party without people gossiping. Take the shindig for the musical "Bullets Over Broadway" after its April 10 opening: The rumor that night was that the event at Gotham's Metropolitan Museum of...
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' musical by Woody Allen opens in New York

    'Bullets Over Broadway' musical by Woody Allen opens in New York
    "Bullets Over Broadway," the new musical by Woody Allen that he adapted from his own 1994 movie, opened Thursday at the St. James Theatre in New York amid lingering media speculation surrounding the writer-director's personal life. Allen appeared on the...