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  • Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'

    Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'
    Greg Finley often worried about his character's -- and thus his -- chances of surviving the first season of The CW's new series "Star-Crossed." In the "Romeo and Juliet"-inspired drama premiering at 7 p.m. Monday, 29-year-old Finley plays Drake, a member...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    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...
  • Boomerang bringing back classic “Looney Tunes” shorts in October

     
    I'll admit I wasn't a huge fan of Cartoon Network's The Looney Tunes Show, an attempt to bring back the classic Warner Bros. animated characters in a modern format. While it was fun seeing the old gang like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, I found the show...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Richard Armitage on Thorin’s madness

     
    In “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Peter Jackson's latest fantasy adapted from the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, Richard Armitage's […]...
  • Toronto: Producer Michael Benaroya to Finance 'Z for Zachariah'

    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 --...
  • U.K. Theater Companies Get on Board with Cinemacasts

    Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you. With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of cinemacasts, kicking off next month with "Merrily We Roll Along,...
  • Arts Charter students bring Magic Tree House to life

     
    Join Jack and Annie, the popular characters from the Magic Tree House series when senior theater majors from the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts present a live production based in “Stage Fright on a Summer Night,” the...
  • Family Book Club

    Family Book Club
    One thing to know about us We are the Family Book Club. We didn't know each other well at the beginning. Now, we are all good friends, and it's all because of books! -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Shakespearean mashup has Sean Graney's light touch

    Shakespearean mashup has Sean Graney's light touch
    Most directors who set themselves the task of boiling down William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to a mere hour of theatrical traffic would find themselves writhing in agony at what to leave out. Not Sean Graney, who must always sleep well at night. For...
  • Richard Griffiths dies at 65; actor appeared in 'Harry Potter' and 'The History Boys'

    Richard Griffiths, the nimble British character actor best known to American audiences as cantankerous, wizard-fearing Uncle Vernon in the blockbuster Harry Potter films, died Thursday at a hospital in Coventry, England. He was 65. The cause was...
  • Tragic rap? 'Othello' is the Q Brothers' best work yet

     Tragic rap? 'Othello' is the Q Brothers' best work yet
    Even for fans for such prior endeavors as "The Bomb-itty of Errors" and "Funk it Up About Nothin'," a hip-hop version of "Othello" sounded like a stretch for the Q Brothers, that bizarre pair of theatrically inclined Caucasian rappers, born and raised...