| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A breathlessly silly musical farce, "Lucky Stiff" stars Brit legit star Dominic Marsh as a hitherto luckless schmoe forced into a "Weekend at Bernie's"-type caper in order to gain a large inheritance. Broadway director Christopher Ashley's first feature since filming Paul Rudnick's comedy "Jeffrey" two decades ago is another theater adaptation that remains stuck to the boards, despite the considerable talent and energy on tap. Results are equal parts diverting and strained, most likely to please the same niche audiences who have given the material a modest stage shelf life for the last quarter-century. Home-format sales should quickly surpass bigscreen prospects; a theatrical release is tentatively planned for next year.
| Mar 18, 2011
Director of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet resigns in porn scandal