| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:11 PM
In the immortal words of Annie Wilkes, "Misery's alive! Misery's alive!"
"Misery," a new play adapted by William Goldman from the Stephen King bestseller, will bow on Broadway this fall with a cast that includes Bruce Willis as author Paul Sheldon and...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Stephen King has a short story in this week's New Yorker, "A Death," set in the Dakota territory in the 1880s. There was a time when a writer who topped bestseller lists with terrifying stories of homicidal writers, sadistic fans and haunted pet...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:14 AM
Pop quiz: Which is more unusual? (A) A debut memoir that Stephen King calls "The best memoir I have ever read ... (by) the Emily Dickinson of memoirists," or (B) An author who published her first memoir in her 60s (not in the '60s, which she credits, in...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Is the state of Maine big enough for both horror legend Stephen King and Gov. Paul LePage?
The two men are currently engaged in an epic feud, which started when LePage claimed in his weekly radio address that King no longer lives in Maine or pays...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Writing in the Guardian newspaper recently, novelist and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche extolled the virtues of "centireading."
You read that correctly. He has read a book a hundred times. Two books, actually, "Hamlet," as part of his graduate...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Never underestimate the power of stagecraft. Case in point: ”Carrie: The Musical,” now receiving a mind-blowing immersive production at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford and Lawrence D. Cohen’s...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:00 AM
A Cockney flower girl gets an extreme makeover in "Pygmalion" at Pasadena Playhouse, Chance Theater heads down the rabbit hole with "Alice in Wonderland," and "Cinderella" is the belle of the ball at the Ahmanson.
Daisy and Jordan’s Sunday...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Will Smith gets his Hollywood mojo back as a silky-smooth con man in "Focus." The plot's double-cross deception plays out like a 21st century version of "The Sting."
The original had gambling on horse races at the center of the fraud. The modern scam...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 11:40 AM
Growing up in Baltimore as the child of Trinidadian immigrants, Lauren Francis-Sharma saw her hardworking parents pursue the American dream, while holding fast to nostalgic dreams of a Caribbean homeland an ocean away.
"From an early age, I straddled...
| Jan 9, 2015
Brian K. Vaughan showed at Image Expo on Thursday that he’d meant it when he said comics are a “vastly […]...