| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- The U.K.'s tax relief for high-end television delivered more than Â£233 million ($384 million) to the local economy in its first nine months, according to figures released by the British Film Institute Thursday.
The film tax relief continues to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Disney Consumer Products has tapped into its dark side a tiny little bit with villains-themed cosmetic bags by Soho Beauty and fake eyelashes from Ardell,* which hit retail earlier this month for your Halloween haunting needs.
Soho Beauty's soft-sided...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:09 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Kinky Boots" won six Tony awards on Sunday including the top award of best musical and a prize for its composer, pop queen Cyndi Lauper, as Broadway presented its top honors.
Lauper won best score for her first Broadway musical,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Broadway shows posted a healthy uptick in box-office revenue in the week immediately following the Tony Awards, with best-play winner "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," by Christopher Durang, seeing an especially large percentage jump in ticket...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded more than $127,000 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The grant is to help the company's outreach arm, which brings the Bard's work to children in underprivileged schools.
Other beneficiaries from the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A potent charge of relevant provocation propels “revolver” at the Celebration Theatre. In the final production at its longtime venue, L.A.’s flagship gay theater scores a profoundly affecting bull's-eye with Chris Phillips’...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Warner Bros.' Jeff Robinov is stepping down from the top position at Hollywood's largest movie studio.
Robinov has served as president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group since 2007. While he has not officially left the Burbank studio, he is making...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Helena Bonham Carter will be bringing the bibbidi-bobbidi-boo to “Cinderella.”
The quirky actress has been cast as the fairy godmother in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the classic fairy tale, the studio announced Thursday....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Local actor Brandon Roberts has adapted the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" for a stage production by Orlando Shakespeare Theater.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess, magical kiss and really long nap is...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
A new era began at the Mercury Theater Sunday afternoon, when the former rental venue in the heart of the Southport Avenue retail strip launched a year-round series of its own home-made productions.
Much of the inaugural season — "Barnum" is...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own lived experiences and our psychic realities, they also shape our lives.
— Maria Tatar
As the year ends, we might appreciate a bicentennial that, unlike some wars, has been...