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  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • John Kander, Jack O'Brien Join In McNally Tribute At Westport Playhouse

    John Kander, Jack O'Brien Join In McNally Tribute At Westport Playhouse
    Planning to join in the salute to playwright Terrence McNally at the Westport Country Playhouse gala are John Kander, who collaborated with McNally for the musicals, “The Rink,” “The Visit,” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman,"...
  • Hartford Investors Smiling As "Best Man" Recoups

    Hartford Investors Smiling As "Best Man" Recoups
    Good news for Hartford Stage board members and friends of the theater here who invested in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man,” staged by former artistic director Michael Wilson. Producers of the revival of the 1960...
  • 'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage Through Sept. 23

    'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage Through Sept. 23
    Hedda Gabler Through Sept. 23, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org   Hedda Gabler is a great play that takes well to vigorous revisualization. The new production at Hartford Stage is quite faithful — no...
  • DVD review: 'End of the Road' weirder, more abstract than the book

    DVD review: 'End of the Road' weirder, more abstract than the book
    John Barth surely ranks among the least screen-adaptable modern (or, perhaps, postmodern) American novelists. His stories are about themselves; the words, their own subject. It's not surprising that only one of his books has made it to the big screen....
  • Actor Blair Underwood On Starring In Broadway's 'A Street Car Named Desire'

    Actor Blair Underwood On Starring In Broadway's 'A Street Car Named Desire'
    Actor Blair Underwood is the first African-American man to star in a Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." He stopped by live to talk about this Tennessee Williams classic which has has extended its Broadway run to Aug. 19. This season,...
  • Obama heading to Broadway for fundraiser, with Bill Clinton

    Obama heading to Broadway for fundraiser, with Bill Clinton
    When it comes to raising money, the Obama reelection campaign knows it can count on the showbiz community. After a visit to Studio City earlier this month for a Hollywood fundraiser at George Clooney's house, President Obama is scheduled to rub elbows...
  • LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age

    LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age
    LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
  • Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets

    Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets
    The lead actor categories at the Tony Awards saw a pair of upsets, with James Corden of "One Man, Two Guvnors" and Steve Kazee of "Once" taking home the prizes. Corden won for lead actor in a play for the British comedy import "One Man, Two Guvnors,"...
  • Olympia Dukakis To Star In "Mother Courage" This Summer

    Olympia Dukakis To Star In "Mother Courage" This Summer
    Olympia Dukakis was a smash in the title role of “The Tempest” last summer at Shakespeare & Company at Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires. This summer the actress will star in Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children.”...
  • Brand X Files: Winning Mega Millions numbers get 'Lost.' Ted Williams' comeback. Bullock's 'hot' New Year's.

     
    'Mega Millions' numbers get 'Lost': The $355 million lottery included four of the seven mysterious numbers Hurley (Jorge Garcia) used to win the lottery on ABC's "Lost." We suggest the two multi-million-dollar winners avoid flights to LAX. [CBS News]...