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  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • Jacket Copy

    Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...
  • Actresses make the most of it

    Actresses make the most of it
    EVEN as the men's acting Oscar categories are overflowing with strong contenders, the actress races, as usual, reflect the paucity of opportunities for women. Don't expect that to change any time soon. "Not when Will Smith movies make $78 million on...
  • Cool it on the Alzheimer's jokes, group urges

    Cool it on the Alzheimer's jokes, group urges
    Actress Julie Christie seems to be on everyone's short-list as a possible Oscar winner this year for her role as a woman with Alzheimer's disease in the film "Away From Her." But when she accepted the best actress prize at last month's Screen Actors...
  • Revisiting 'Tales' with Armistead Maupin and Olympia Dukakis

     
    When in San Francisco, do as the San Franciscans do -- indulge in culinary pleasures while enjoying the conversation of freethinking originals. While in town a couple of weeks ago to review “Girlfriend,” the new Todd Almond-Matthew Sweet musical at......
  • Monster Mash: Operalia winners named; O'Neill Center to get a Tony; 'Little Miss Sunshine,' the musical

     
    --High notes: Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva and Romanian tenor Stefan Pop have taken the top prizes in Plácido Domingo's Operalia competition for young singers, which this year was held at Milan's storied La Scala. (Associated Press) --Play-maker: The...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: TCM tribute to Lena Horne | 'Fences' ropes them in | Cherry Jones back to Broadway after '24'

     
    • Lisa Horowitz delivers the news that TCM has scheduled a tribute to the late Lena Horne for May 21. "The lineup features three films with defining Horne performances, as well as one of the groundbreaking singer-actress' personal favorites, the 1943...
  • Olympia Dukakis, Annie Purcell to star in 'Elektra' at Getty Villa

     
    The new production of Sophocles' "Elektra" that opens in September at the Getty Villa will boast some top-notch acting talent in the form of Oscar-winner Olympia Dukakis, Tony-nominee Manoel Felciano, Pamela Reed and Annie Purcell. Directed by Carey...
  • Monster Mash: 'Ground zero mosque' moves closer to reality; UNESCO adds heritage sites

     
    -- Controversial decision: New York's Landmarks Preservation Committee votes against granting landmark designation to a building scheduled for demolition, paving the way for the construction of an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero. (CNN) --...
  • ‘Steel Magnolias’ onstage in Sanford

     
    Most everyone is familiar with the movie version of Steel Magnolias — it made a name for one Miss Julia Roberts, who was joined by an all-star cast including Shirley MacLaine, Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis and Dolly Parton. If you've never seen it...
  • John Lithgow, Jane Fonda, Theresa Rebeck headline 2011 Mark Taper season

     
    L.A.'s Center Theatre Group announced Tuesday that its 2011 season for the Mark Taper Forum will feature a total of five productions, with star turns by John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis and the previously announced Jane Fonda. In addition, playwright...
  • Olympia Dukakis: 'Chicago has some of the best actors in America'

    Olympia Dukakis: 'Chicago has some of the best actors in America'