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  • "Looped" comedy about Tallulah Bankhead comes to Parker Playhouse

    "Looped" comedy about Tallulah Bankhead comes to Parker Playhouse
    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...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    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: The history...
  • Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom

    Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom
    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...
  • From Laguna to Hollywood

    From Laguna to Hollywood
    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...
  • Lauren Ambrose: ‘Six Feet Under’ star will be new ‘Funny Girl’

     
    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....
  • Lucille Ball: ‘probably the most gifted actress-performer-comedienne that has ever lived’

     
    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.''...
  • This weekend: ‘Falling Skies’ season finale; Lucille Ball celebrations; ‘Breaking Bad’ brilliance

     
    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....
  • Theater review: 'Treat Yourself Like Cary Grant' at the Lillian Theatre

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews Rick Pagano's new legal mystery with a twist, 'Treat Yourself Like Cary Grant,' at the Lillian...
  • Anne Bogart and SITI experiment with Euripides at Getty Villa

     
    Anne Bogart and SITI Company will premiere a new adaptation of Euripides' "The Trojan Women" at the Getty Villa's outdoor amphitheater. Director Bogart says the play from 415 B.C., which envisions the devastation of Troy by conquering Greeks, has...
  • Drew Barrymore to co-host ‘The Essentials’ at TCM

     
    Barrymore will make her debut beside Robert Osborne on March 3. "The Essentials" is a Saturday evening staple that salutes a classic film. The choices this season will include "Dinner at Eight," which features Drew's grandfather, John, and great-uncle...
  • All Christmas all the time on TV

     
    Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...