RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Drama (genre)

A collection of news and information related to Drama (genre) published by this site and its partners.

Top Drama (genre) Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 'Anything Goes' misses two lead performers at Ahmanson Theatre

    'Anything Goes' misses two lead performers at Ahmanson Theatre
    Anything goes in live theater. And that includes injuries, illnesses and all sorts of physical mishaps that come with performing in high-energy, high-impact productions eight times a week. This week, anything apparently did go when two of the lead...
  • Edward Burns returns to his roots

    Edward Burns returns to his roots
    About halfway through writing the script for "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (which opens at the Wilmette Theatre next week), Edward Burns says he found himself at a crossroad. "Do I want to make the big, crazy, funny, holly-jolly Christmas Irish family...
  • Tracy Letts plays his part in illuminating Edward Albee's 'Woolf'

    NEW YORK — Tracy Letts has his hands full these days writing plays and preparing for the release of the movie version of his Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama, "August: Osage County." But he's added another formidable task to his agenda: elucidating...
  • PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star

    Jack Hanlon, 96, a former child actor who had roles in the 1926 silent film "The General" and in two 1927 "Our Gang" comedies, died Thursday at an assisted living center in Las Vegas, family members said. "He was in good physical shape until two...
  • The books behind the new films at the Library of Congress [Video]

    The Library of Congress announced the names of 25 films Wednesday that are to be enshrined in its National Film Registry. Of those 25, 5-1/2 were based on books or stories. The half? Read on. The 1983 film "A Christmas Story" -- with Ralphie, a frozen...
  • This Is 40 is a laugh riot everyone can relate to

    This Is 40 is a laugh riot everyone can relate to
    Jimmy Fallon was declaring his love for the film This Is 40 last night when he interviewed the film’s writer and director, Judd Apatow. It’s yet another thing Fallon and I agree on. I caught a press screening of the movie Dec. 17 in Delray...
  • Some dare call it unreason

    When I was in high school, the drama group traveled to Louisville to see a series of plays (my first experience of Sheridan's Rivals!). As we walked to the theater, a gentleman was handing out some kind of document. It was typed, single-spaced, with no...
  • Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite

    Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite
    In today's age of political gridlock in the nation's capital, the case of Thomas Jefferson, as much as that of any American president, could illuminate a way forward. That's the underlying premise of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,”...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • On Theater: A big year on the small stage

    This is the second of three columns reviewing the year 2012 in local theater. Home-grown theater, as practiced by community playhouses and collegiate drama departments, was particularly prevalent during 2012 in the cities covered by this column: Costa...
  • 'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief

    'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief
    *** (out of four) I can’t say I expected Chicago-born Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”) to appear in a small role in the Swiss drama “Sister.”   The film, recently named to the shortlist of possible nominees for the 2013...