| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:59 PM
NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15.
" 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history," Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:11 AM
Jon Hamm, floppy-haired dating-show contestant. It's not an upcoming role but rather one the "Mad Men" star already played, back in 1996.
And hoo-boy, the hair! Bradley Cooper in "American Hustle" has nothing on this guy, if you trade the '70s for the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Almost a year ago, in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a number of entertainment industry activists decried a vote that prevented the Senate from moving forward background check legislation. Some vowed to withhold support from Democrats...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Geffen Playhouse has announced three of the eight plays slated for its 2014-2015 season.
The slate includes the world premiere of helmer Trevor Hay's "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin" as well as the West coast premieres of "Choir Boy" (pictured at...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Neal Marshall wasn't thrilled.
About 15 minutes before showtime he walked to the lip of the stage, put his hands on his hips, held his body in a dejected slouch and stared out into the Vic Theatre. He had done this many times, in many theaters: As...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MGM's is looking to reboot "The Pink Panther," tapping David Silverman to helm the live-action/animated hybrid pic.
This pic will not focus the famous Inspector Jacques Clouseau played by Peter Sellers and later by Roberto Benigni and Steve Martin, but...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Though CBS president and CEO Leslie Moonves said in his statement that "we knew this day was getting closer," the news of David Letterman's retirement from "The Late Show" in 2015 still took the world by surprise. Among speculation about who will take his...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Chutzpah isn't the first trait you'd associate with the elegant, patrician Ruth Draper (1884-1956), intimate of Shaw and Henry James and creator of precisely observed monodramas on the female types of her era. But to become the toast of two continents she...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Steve Martin will present the world premiere of his much buzzed about new musical "Bright Star" in September at the Old Globe in San Diego as part of the company's 2014-15 season, which was announced on Thursday.
"Bright Star," which Martin is writing...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Singers-songwriters Paul Simon and Edie Brickell had to explain themselves to a Connecticut judge Monday afternoon after they were arrested Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct.
Simon, 72, said that he'd gotten into a rare argument with his...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Jerry Seinfeld will continue to tool around in fancy cars, chatting with celebrities and drinking coffee for four more seasons. The digital entertainment channel Crackle announced Wednesday that the hit online series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary season will open with an American classic written by a familiar New Haven-area figure.
Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on the main stage. The...