| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Showtime has renewed the horror drama "Penny Dreadful" for a second season.
The greenlight comes halfway through the show's initial eight-episode run, which has drawn solid ratings across Showtime's linear and on-demand platforms. The show created by...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sure, "Vampire Academy" is an adaptation of a wildly successful YA series chronicling the lives of teenage vampires, but the similarities to "Twilight" stop there.
Aside from dealing with a different vampire mythology, director Mark Waters said the...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Jack Brabham, 88, the three-time Formula One champion who famously pushed his car to the finish line to claim his first season title, died Monday at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. His family announced his death but did not state the cause.
| May 20, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Irish theater is coming to Delray Beach.
The 21st Acting Irish International Theatre Festival will be staged Tuesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 24, at Arts Garage.
“We have a lot of people coming into town,” says Dennis Holmes, the...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NBC has driven a stake in "Dracula," canceling the drama series after one season. Meanwhile, talks with reps for actors on "Parenthood" are said to be moving in a positive direction after tense wrangling during the past two days.
"Dracula" had an initial...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kinetic Theory's theatrical take on Bram Stoker's "Dracula" brings the story a uniquely fitting supernatural flair.
Dracula ascends a rope upside down. Vampire brides fold into hyper-extended balls and roll eerily toward the audience. Vampire hunters,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Author Richard Matheson, who was 87, has died at home. His family announced his passing in a protected Facebook post; the news was shared by publisher Tor/Forge.
Matheson's imaginative stories were enticing to Hollywood. His book "I Am Legend" was...
| Feb 8, 2013
Actor won Tony Award for 'Tea and Sympathy'
John Kerr, 81, a stage, film and TV actor who won a Tony Award for his performance in Elia Kazan's 1953 Broadway production of "Tea and Sympathy" and went on to reprise his role in the 1956 film...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Along with a two-night adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby," Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 25th-anniversary season will see the return of fan-favorite "Dracula" and classic Shakespearean comedy and drama in "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Julius Caesar."...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:55 AM
In 1976, when I was in the fourth grade and had discovered the joys of reading books, my mother shared with me her own childhood literary passion. One afternoon, in a sun-dappled room in our old Victorian home, she told me that when she was my age, she...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Harlan Ellison is not the kind of person who cares if Neil Gaiman retweets Margaret Atwood. "I'm a happily 20th century guy," he says by phone -- land line -- from his home. He has never tweeted, doesn't engage on Facebook and writes on a typewriter --...