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  • 'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer to star in 'Chicago' at Hollywood Bowl

    Stephen Moyer of HBO's "True Blood" will trade in his fangs for some dancing shoes this summer when he takes the role of Billy Flynn in the musical "Chicago" at the Hollywood Bowl, set to run for only three performances from July 26 to 28. Moyer plays...
  • Will Jane Austen replace Charles Darwin on British money?

    Will Jane Austen replace Charles Darwin on British money?
    Here's evolution for you: Jane Austen may be set to replace Charles Darwin on the British £10 note. That's according to the retiring governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, who has said that the author of "Pride and Prejudice" is "quietly...
  • Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award

    Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award
    Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer†will be honored this spring with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Plummer will receive the award at a fundraiser in at the Edison Ballroom in New York...
  • Theater performances in 2012 set an impressive stage for 2013

    Theater performances in 2012 set an impressive stage for 2013
    In this new year, we're enjoying memories from last year's highlights on Anne Arundel's theater scene — and looking forward to encore performances in 2013. In 2012, residents were treated to stellar performances in drama, comedy and dance, along...
  • Next Up at the Yale Rep: Stones in His Pockets

    Next Up at the Yale Rep: Stones in His Pockets
    The next Yale Repertory Theater show, beginning previews Thursday, January 25 and having its opening night on January 31, is Stones in His Pockets. The show plays through Feb. 16. (These are the correct dates, changed from an earlier version of this...
  • 10 things you might not know about signatures

    10 things you might not know about signatures
    Jack Lew, nominated for treasury secretary, uses a series of loops as his signature. Which is fine for him personally, but may appear odd on U.S. currency. President Barack Obama said Lew "assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter...
  • 'Shakespeare Uncovered' looks to the stars to explore the Bard

    'Shakespeare Uncovered' looks to the stars to explore the Bard
    In the never-ending effort to make Shakespeare "relevant" and "accessible," it never hurts to enlist celebrities for the hard sell. "Shakespeare Uncovered," a six-part documentary series that begins airing Friday on PBS, boasts an abundance of famous...
  • Russell Matthews, actor

    A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart. "I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
  • On New York stages, a year full of letdowns

    The year 2012, as Queen Elizabeth II might have said, was quite the annus horribilis on Broadway. Especially after the leaves started to turn. Consider the less-than-regal disappointments. "The Anarchist," the polemical new play by David Mamet, closed...
  • A year-round present from the arts

    A year-round present from the arts
    In a holiday season that celebrates giving, Maryland's nonprofit arts organizations have been playing their part. Not only do they inspire and enrich our lives in innumerable ways large and small, they're also an important source of economic vitality...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....