| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of "Gypsy" July 10 to 20.
It is the third and final show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes the musical "A...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Phillip Hayes Dean
Actor, director wrote one-man play 'Paul Robeson'
Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, a playwright, director and actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a...
| Apr 17, 2014
It was the most stupendous home run in the history of baseball, and it happened right here in Chicago.
There are no films of that ball in flight, but we know that it came off the bat of an aging slugger and arched high into the air and became legend....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Phillip Hayes Dean, the theater actor, director and playwright whose stage biography of Paul Robeson is currently being performed in Los Angeles, has died at age 83.
Dean died Monday in L.A. of an aortic aneurysm, according to a spokeswoman for the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Costume designer Jane Greenwood is the Susan Lucci of the Tony Awards — she has been nominated 16 times but has never won. This year, her five-decade losing streak will officially come to an end.
Tony organizers announced on Tuesday that Greenwood...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Jane Greenwood, the longtime theatrical costume designer whose first Broadway credit was 1963′s "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," will receive a lifetime achievement trophy during the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony.
A legit stalwart with a long list of...
| Apr 10, 2014
The show: Athol Fugard's "The Shadow of the Hummingbird" at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II in New Haven.
What makes it special?: It marks Fugard's return to the stage as an actor for the first time in 15 years in this world premiere of his latest work....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Kevin Costner is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns in his new movie, "Draft Day." The Ivan Reitman-directed project a kind of gridiron "Moneyball" takes place on that fateful spring day when the 32 teams in the National Football League go...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:28 AM
In a career that now has stretched 60 years and included music, television, theater and movies, actress and singer Leslie Uggams has worked with just about everyone.
She performed with Frank Sinatra as well as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. She's...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:06 AM
A new Los Angeles production of the Phillip Hayes Dean play "Paul Robeson," starring Keith David, will resume performances Friday, the Ebony Repertory Theatre announced.
Performances of the play at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center were postponed...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A new production of the Phillip Hayes Dean play "Paul Robeson" that was scheduled to open Friday in Los Angeles has been postponed due to an injury sustained by actor Keith David.
The play, a production by the Ebony Repertory Theatre at the Nate...