| Sep 10, 2013
What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory?
Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
| Sep 27, 2013
Benefit 5K walk
The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association will hold its first Pathway Out of Pain walk-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Rockburn Park, 6145 Montgomery Road in Elkridge. The event benefits research for a cure and services provided to...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Tarell Alvin McCraney, a 2003 graduate of DePaul University’s Theatre School, an ensemble member at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company since 2010, a sometime Chicago actor, and a writer known internationally for the acclaimed Louisiana trilogy “...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them.
It's too much to say...
| Sep 24, 2013
So what exactly is wrong with giving your kid a 'black name'?
A writer on the New York Times' Motherlode blog is trying to figure out the answer to that question. She wants to know whether she's dooming her son to problems later in life if she gives him...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Last Man Standing Tim Allen's family...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater has set "The Taming of the Shrew" in the Wild West of the 1800s — and come up with a rootin' tootin' good time.
Director Jim Helsinger doesn't aim for a realistic depiction of America's frontier — this is the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Jim Helsinger has been waiting.
Helsinger, artistic director of Orlando Shakespeare Theater, knew there had to be just the right moment to revive "The Taming of the Shrew."
Now, the moment is here: William Shakespeare's popular battle-of-the-sexes...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:41 PM
(Statistics through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parentheses):
"MASTERS, SPREAD YOURSELVES"
1. ST. LOUIS I am feared in field: Cardinals lead the league in fielding. (1)
2. OAKLAND I have had a more rare vision: Moneyball still paying off...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
John Grisham has written novels, short stories, books for children and nonfiction works, and in all of the above, he has done very nicely for himself. The first printings of his signature thrillers have typically sold in the millions (7 million people...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be honored with gala tribute events during the upcoming New York Film Festival.
Fiennes and Blanchett appeared together onscreen in the 1997 film "Oscar and Lucinda....