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  • Monster Mash: Magritte painting stolen in Brussels; senator launches inquiry into NEA; Stoppard, Hadid win awards

     
    -- Missing masterpiece: A 1948 painting by Magritte valued at about $1.1 million was stolen in broad daylight from the Musee Rene Magritte in Brussels. -- Digging deeper: Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said in a press release (pdf......
  • Can divisive 'Oleanna' unite Tony voters?

     
    David Mamet likes to provoke audiences so he should be pleased with the divided critical response to the Broadway revival of "Oleanna." This battle of the sexes was a huge hit off Broadway in 1992 but this production marks its first Broadway staging....
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscars for 'Twilight: New Moon'? | Danes challenge Brit rule at International Emmys | 'Jerusalem' wins Evening Standard prize | Marley takes a bite out of 'canine Oscars'

     
    • "Let's give young people a chance to win some Oscars!" roars a fan of "Twilight: New Moon." "It's time for a change." Never mind that film critics drove a stake through the loving heart of the box-office smasheroo ($140 million opening weekend),...
  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' is no 'Twilight': 'It's a post-adolescent vampire film'

     
    Yvonne Villarreal sat down with Ethan Hawke last week to talk about "Daybreakers," the futuristic vampire-virus film that opens this Friday. Whatever happened to the 90-minute movie? Ethan Hawke is mulling that over, slouched in a dining chair inside a......
  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' aspires to be 'Aliens' with fangs

     
    Yesterday we brought you Yvonne Villarreal's snappy Los Angeles Times feature on Ethan Hawke and his new film, "Daybreakers." Today she's back with more. This bit of extended coverage is exclusive to the Hero Complex and has Hawke talking about......
  • The new season at Remy Bumppo

     
    Chicago's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has anounced its new, three-show season; it will be this Equity company's 14th annual slate. In the fall (beginning Sept. 22), artistic director James Bohnen will direct Tom Stoppard's "Night and Day." That's to be......
  • 'The Mountaintop,' 'Spring Awakening' among Olivier Award winners

     
    This was the year that the Olivier Awards officially went global. Britain's highest theater honor -- its equivalent of the Tonys on Broadway -- launched the first webcast of its glittery award ceremony from London on Sunday evening. Technically, the......
  • Tony Awards preview: What will win best play?

     
    Over the coming weeks, Gold Derby will present predix from leading experts for the top races at the Tony Awards. Ten productions are viable contenders for the four best play slots when nominations are announced May 4. Unlike recent Broadway seasons,...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...