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  • Nick Payne's 'Constellations' tops Evening Standard Theatre Award

    Nick Payne's 'Constellations' tops Evening Standard Theatre Award
    An intimate, two-hander play by a relatively unknown writer took home the top prize at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. "Constellations," by Nick Payne, won the prize for best play on Sunday, beating out works by Caryl Churchill and...
  • SXSW 2013: An hour in the life of a (very busy) festival

    SXSW 2013: An hour in the life of a (very busy) festival
    The first wave of more than 2,000 acts is expected to descend Tuesday on Austin, Texas, for the annual music-business blowout that is the South by Southwest Music Conference: six days (and very late nights) of performances, speeches, parties, panel...
  • Revealed: Canada's Olympic opening ceremony uniforms

     
    The Hudson's Bay Company has released sketches of the opening ceremony uniforms created for the Canadian Olympic team to wear in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. They include a parade jacket inspired by the 1976 Montreal Olympics,...
  • "Sherlock"'s Benedict Cumberbatch Stars In Duo Roles In NT Live's "Frankenstein"

    "Sherlock"'s Benedict Cumberbatch Stars In Duo Roles In NT Live's "Frankenstein"
    That Sherlock is a beast. Benedict Cumberbatch, the hot young English actor who stars in PBS’s terrific “Sherlock” series, plays the Creature in National Theatre LiveĀ  broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain stage...
  • Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"

    Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit "Slumdog Millionaire." Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-...
  • Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility

    Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility
    Some of the signature action films of Tony Scott, who authorities said died Sunday after leaping from theĀ Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, had an unbilled but unforgettable character: music. Scott blockbusters such as "Top Gun" and "Beverly Hills Cop...
  • London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC

    London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC
    NBC posted the highest numbers ever for an Olympics opening ceremony held outside the U.S., garnering a 23.0 rating and 40 share for the primetime telecast, according to preliminary results released Saturday morning by Nielsen. The figures are 28% higher...
  • National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival
    STRATFORD, ONTARIO — Of all of William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry V" is the drama most often interpreted as patriotically British. In the 1944 film version, Laurence Olivier used the young king's inspiring St. Crispin's Day speech, with its soaring...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • Lights, Camera … : Production designer Suttirat Larlarb has edgy experience re-creating canyon in '127 Hours'

    Lights, Camera … : Production designer Suttirat Larlarb has edgy experience re-creating canyon in '127 Hours'
    For Lights, Camera … , we ask a craftsperson to talk about a specific scene in his or her latest film. This week, Suttirat Larlarb, production designer on "127 Hours," writes about re-creating the Utah canyon in which rock climber Aron Ralston...
  • For Danny Boyle and company, much more than '127 Hours' of toil

    For Danny Boyle and company, much more than '127 Hours' of toil
    Danny Boyle could barely be heard over the low-flying helicopter. "It's like 'Apocalypse Now,'" he yelled as he fastened his helmet and tightened a climbing harness around his waist, preparing to descend into a narrow canyon. The British director had...