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  • Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films

    Victor Spinetti dies at 82; Tony winner, actor in Beatles films
    Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82. The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...
  • Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman

    Q&A: 'People Like Us' star Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman
    You may or may not know that “People Like Us” star Chris Pine auditioned for “Avatar.” It did not go well. “Sometimes you can leave your car in Burbank, Los Angeles, and walk into a conference room and your back is...
  • Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage

    Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage
     Maxwell Williams, resident director at Hartford Stage, is now the new associate artstic director at the theater. He succeeds Hana Sharif. “I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Max over the past year," says artistic director Darko Tresnjak,...
  • David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown

    David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown
    David Hyde Pierce says there wasn't a "Eureka!" moment when it occurred to him to set Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners in manors, "The Importance of Being Earnest" with the playwright's characters as transplanted American gangsters in the 1930s....
  • Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

    Diane Lane to star in Goodman's 'Sweet Bird of Youth'
    Director David Cromer's production of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" at the Goodman Theatre next season has its star: Diane Lane. She’ll play opposite Finn Wittrock as the drifter Chance Wayne, recently on Broadway in ”Death of a...
  • "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance

    "Tartuffe" At Westport Playhouse To Get Additional Performance
    Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of Molière’s  “Tartuffe,” an extra performance has been added on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m.  The Playhouse production, now playing through Aug. 4,...
  • 'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito

    'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito
    Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...
  • Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends

    Commentary: Goodbye, my Newport-Mesa friends
    When I was in seventh grade, growing up in La Mirada, I decided to become a teacher because I thought it was the greatest and most important job in the world. In the last 43 years, my opinion has not wavered. In the course of my professional career as an...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Eli Wallach: Portrait of a somewhat Methodical master

     
    Eli Wallach will be presented with an honorary Oscar on Nov. 13, and though this award salutes his wide-ranging film career it will also serve more broadly as a reminder of his fine contribution to American acting. Wallach's work, whether......