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Drama (genre)

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  • Kelsey Grammer is 'Boss' as Chicago's mayor in Starz series

    Dr. Frasier Crane, he's not. And that's exactly how Kelsey Grammer wants it now. A four-time Emmy winner for playing his most popular part to date (with an additional Emmy for his recurring Sideshow Bob voice role on "The Simpsons"), the actor launches a...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Teri Polo

    Even by Teri Polo's standards of hit movies and working consistently, this is a big week. Monday, Oct. 17, has her starring in Lifetime's "We Have Your Husband," a drama about the kidnapping of Eduardo Valseca. "Man Up!" -- an ABC sitcom, in which she...
  • Movie review: 'Went the Day Well?'

    Movie review: 'Went the Day Well?'
    "Went the Day Well?" is the innocent-sounding title of one of the most subversive films to come out of World War II, a British drama that was unsettling in its day and is even more so now. Playing for a week at the New Beverly Cinema in a 35mm...
  • Reel Critics: 'Ides of March' thrills with backstabbing, betrayal

    "Beware the Ides of March" is a famous line from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," which foretold the Roman emperor's assassination by a group of conspirators. In the deliciously sinister "Ides of March," there is plenty of backstabbing inside the modern-...
  • On Theater: Curtains up at three local colleges

    Three local collegiate theater departments launch their respective seasons this month with openings on Friday night and the following two Fridays — all classics in one form or another — and for one of them, it's a very special event. That...
  • The Walking Dead Season Two premieres this Sunday. Are you ready?

    The Walking Dead Season Two premieres this Sunday. Are you ready?
    Greetings boys and GHOULs! The second season of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' premieres on Sunday evening, and before I get going with this new TV Lust blog, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the series and introduce myself. My story is fairly typical. I...
  • Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage

    Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage
    Playwright-poet Marcus Gardley will be the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage during the 2011-2012 season.  Gardley was awarded the 2011 PEN Laura Pels award for Mid-Career Playwright.  He was recently chosen as one of “50 writers to watch&...
  • Penry-Jones gives it all for BBC America's 'Whitechapel'

    One can sometimes tell how much an actor enjoyed doing a project by the amount of trouble, aggravation or inconvenience he or she is willing to endure to promote it. It's probably safe to assume that British actor Rupert Penry-Jones is pretty fond of his...
  • Kelsey Grammer shares screen with Chicago in 'Boss'

    Kelsey Grammer shares screen with Chicago in 'Boss'
    Kelsey Grammer plays the title role in the Chicago-based political drama, "Boss," but admits the city itself is the major character. Grammer, who stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the new Starz series debuting at 9 p.m. Friday, said he "got a sense of...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur

    PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur
    Barbara Kent Silent film star also was in talkies Barbara Kent, 103, an actress who began her career in silent films of the 1920s and made the transition to talkies in the Harold Lloyd comedies "Welcome Danger" and "Feet First," died Oct. 13 in Palm...
  • Covering Chicago by covering "Boss"

    Covering Chicago by covering "Boss"
    I spent a full day on the set with the "Boss" cast and crew when they were filming here this summer, and I walked away with the distinct impression that the series would not fall into some of the same traps that hampered Fox's "The Chicago Code" or so...