| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Macbeth: Wars for crowns and kingdoms were popular long before "Game of Thrones." More than 400 years ago, William Shakespeare introduced the dark world of "Macbeth," a tragedy about the Scottish general whose appetite for the throne changes the course of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Your dog romps on the same bed and dines at the same table as you do. So what separates you from your beloved pet? If you've ever wondered that question, the Chicago Humanities Festival hopes to enlighten you with its 24th annual fall festival line-up....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox has tapped music supervisor Anton Monsted as the new senior vice president of Fox Music.
Monsted is a longtime collaborator with Baz Luhrmann and comes from his production company, Bazmark, where he was general manager working...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Christopher Plummer will bring his one-man show "A Word or Two" to Los Angeles for a brief engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre next year. Center Theatre Group announced on Tuesday that Plummer is scheduled to perform 16 shows from Jan. 19 to Feb. 9.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
NBC has found its Capt. Von Trapp for its live production of "The Sound of Music."
"True Blood" star Stephen Moyer has been tapped to play the role of the decorated World War I hero opposite Carrie Underwood in the Peacock's Dec. 5 broadcast of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The play is more than 400 years old and we all know how it ends, but suddenly William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is back in vogue.
The Scottish tragedy is enticing a number of actors ranging from young to the far side of middle age to play the murderous...
| Aug 18, 2013
It's one thing to be famous. It's quite another to be notorious, which is defined as "widely and unfavorably known." Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, demonstrated that last week when they were sentenced for financial crimes. Here are 10 other...
| Sep 1, 2013
These certainly are insulting times. Oprah Winfrey felt disrespected when a Swiss store clerk allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Floridians were offended when the Rev. Jesse Jackson said they were living in "a kind of apartheid state."...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Add one more outdoor theater experience before autumn officially begins.
The Castle Theatre Company of Durham University , UK will perform William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Mark Twain House,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Producer Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") has come on board to finance post-apocalyptic thriller "Z for Zachariah," shooting in November and starring Chris Pine, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
He's at Toronto with a trio of titles screening --...