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  • Twentieth Century Fox Names Anton Monsted SVP, Fox Music

    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...
  • Christopher Plummer one-man show coming to Ahmanson Theatre in 2014

    Christopher Plummer one-man show coming to Ahmanson Theatre in 2014
    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. "A...
  • 'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer Joins NBC's Live 'Sound of Music' Telecast

    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...
  • Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment

    Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment
    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...
  • 10 things you might not know about notorious couples

    10 things you might not know about notorious couples
    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...
  • 10 things you might not know about insults

    10 things you might not know about insults
    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."...
  • English Troupe To Play 'As You Like It' At Twain House

    English Troupe To Play 'As You Like It' At Twain House
    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,...
  • 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,...
  • The Book Club

    The Book Club
    One thing to know about us We are The Book Club. Our group is unique in that it is big (14 people), has both men and women, and has been around for 16 years. We recently read our 100th book together as a group. -------------------- This piece first...
  • Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson

    Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson
    The publisher Hogarth’s ambitious project to produce novelized retellings of William Shakespeare’s plays has two new authors -- the Man Booker Prize-winning writers Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson. The Canadian writer Atwood, author of...