| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Ed Asner surveyed the building and grounds of what used to be the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Tuesday morning.
It’s turf the seven-time Emmy Award winner (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Lou Grant,” “...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:20 PM
National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's "The Magistrate" starring Oscar nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow at cinemas and theaters across North America this week, including screens in Connecticut. There...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:39 AM
NEW YORK -- Actress Katie Holmes and stylist Jeanne Yang decided to forgo the hubbub of Lincoln Center this season and present their fall-winter 2013 collection in a more intimate setting--a 43rd floor suite at the Palace Hotel with a view of the...
| Feb 19, 2013
In the early 20th Century, the epicenters of film and stage stardom were New York and Los Angeles. Luckily for us, stars in transit often changed trains in Chicago.
Hepburn, Pickford, Rogers, West, Hughes, Capra and Brice. All names and iconic faces...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The comedy "Looped" – opening at Parker Playhouse next Tuesday for a six-day run before going on national tour – was never supposed to happen.
And the show about flamboyant actress Tallulah Bankhead near the end of her tumultuous life almost...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Joan Crawford. Katharine Hepburn. Loretta Young and Tyrone Power.
Pre-moustache Clark Gable.
A very young and dapper Ray Milland.
The list of Tinseltown's glitterati continues.
Movie buffs interested in striking photos of the glittering ones would...
| Aug 3, 2011
Ambrose inherits the classic Barbra Streisand role and will get to warble "People," "Don't Rain on My Parade" and "I'm the Greatest Star." The 1968 movie of "Funny Girl" ends with Streisand delivering a stunning version of "My Man," a landmark torch song....
| Aug 6, 2011
Candice Bergen acclaimed Ball as a "major babe,'' and Mary Tyler Moore applauded Ball's "fearless'' approach to comedy. Moore called Ball "probably the most gifted actress-performer-comedienne that has ever lived.''...
| Aug 5, 2011
Saturday would have been Lucille Ball's 100th birthday. Hallmark Channel will salute her with a 48-hour, 96-episode marathon of "I Love Lucy" episodes. The fun starts at 6 a.m. Saturday....