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  • Porchlight announces 'Sondheim on Sondheim' cast

    Porchlight announces 'Sondheim on Sondheim' cast
    Porchlight Music Theatre announced casting for its upcoming production of “Sondheim on Sondheim,” a musical revue that blends composer Stephen Sondheim’s songs with stories and multimedia, on Thursday.  Featured in the cast are Rebecca...
  • Leslie Uggams: 'The most fun I've ever had doing a show'

    Leslie Uggams: 'The most fun I've ever had doing a show'
    Leslie Uggams has recorded eight albums (for labels such as Atlantic and Motown), appeared in TV series over five decades (most recently CBS' "The Good Wife") and starred in six movies (including the 1975 grindhouse great "Poor Pretty Eddie"). Aside...
  • Darth Vader to cameo on ‘Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion’ on ABC

     
    “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion,” the one-hour animated film that launched the new Disney XD series, is coming to […]...
  • ABC to Air 'Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion' with Darth Vader Cameo

    Having already premiered on Disney Channel and Disney XD, as well as online platforms, "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" is now set to get a special airing on ABC -- with Darth Vader tagging along. The animated film, which sets up the characters and...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels' to re-air on ABC with Darth Vader cameo

    'Star Wars Rebels' to re-air on ABC with Darth Vader cameo
    "Star Wars Rebels" will begin its regular run on Disney XD on Monday, but later this month, the first episode of the animated series will air on ABC with a special bonus for fans: a cameo from Darth Vader himself. The first episode, which originally...
  • Geoffrey Holder: Five of his memorable movie roles

    Geoffrey Holder was a jack of all trades if ever there was one. The dancer, choreographer, actor, artist and composer, who died Sunday at the age of 84, put his surprisingly graceful 6-foot-6 frame, booming voice and flamboyant style to use on stage, TV...
  • Fran Kranz on Joss Whedon and Broadway's 'You Can't Take It With You'

    When Fran Kranz was cast in the 2012 revival of "Death of a Salesman," his first role on Broadway, his dad called him up to tell him he was now playing for the Yankees. This didn't exactly help with his nerves at the time. Kranz called the pressure to...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Lady Day' Breaks a Record as the Fall Season Accelerates

    "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" may not post the highest numbers on the Broadway charts, but the play-with-music is making big money in a small theater: The show, powered by Audra McDonald's Tony-winning performance, broke the box office record last...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • First Look: Pixar's 'Lava'

    Uku, the lead character in Pixar Animation's new short film, is crusty and prone to eruptions, but with a warm core underneath -- the kind of man James Earl Jones might play. But "Lava," the short by director James Ford Murphy, isn't about a man, it's...
  • James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'

    James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'
    For many James Earl Jones is best known as that distinctive voice of Darth Vader in "Star Wars," Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King" or as the older version of author Alex Haley in the television mini-series "Roots: The Next Generations." But the veteran...