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  • Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

    Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training
    Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
  • Menahem Golan Remembered: Cannon Films Mixed Awards Bait with Schlock

    Menahem Golan, who died Aug. 8 at age 85, loved movies, perhaps too much. At its height, Cannon Films -- the Hollywood studio Golan ran with his cousin, Yoram Globus -- was releasing nearly one film per week: an eclectic bounty of awards bait and bottom-...
  • Pussy Riot Members Will Feature in 'House of Cards' Next Season

    By Jordan Zakarin NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - From one corrupt government to another. Pussy Riot veterans Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who spent 22 months in prison for protesting President Vladimir Putin, will appear in the third episode of...
  • New York Theater Review: 'The Maids' Starring Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert

    As showpieces go, they don't get much showier than Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert in the Sydney Theater Company production of Jean Genet's "The Maids," the theatrical centerpiece of this summer's Lincoln Center Festival. Genet based this 1947 play on...
  • Menachem Golan, Who Headed Cannon Films, Dies at 85

    Menachem Golan, the colorful, free-spending Israeli-born producer and director whose Cannon Films yielded hundreds of productions starring the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris before going bust, died Friday in Israel, according to Haaretz....
  • 'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

    'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival
    This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats." The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
  • Musikfest Day 3: Our picks of what you should see

     
    It's Day 3 of Musikfest and we're deep into the first weekend. Gather up your energym, we have a bunch of acts you should see: Sam Hunt, 9:30 p.m. Americaplatz. The rising young Nashville singer-songwriter co-wrote such country hits as......
  • Manchester Police Department Seeks Stamp Of Excellence

    Manchester Police Department Seeks Stamp Of Excellence
    MANCHESTER — The public is invited to comment on the police department's operation as part of an accreditation process. Out-of-state assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., scheduled to arrive in town on...
  • Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

    In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground." Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin. The president of the venue on...
  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • Producer Wendy Finerman preps 'Drumline 2' in Atlanta

    "IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up. We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...