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  • Angela Lansbury/James Earl Jones 'Driving Miss Daisy' in Orlando this week

     Angela Lansbury/James Earl Jones 'Driving Miss Daisy' in Orlando this week
    In 2013, Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones toured Australia in a production of "Driving Miss Daisy," Alfred Uhry's story that follows the relationship between a widowed Southern woman and her chauffeur from the 1940s through the 1970s. That...
  • 2014 Summer Films In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Films In Connecticut
    There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Hayes Dean, Cheo Feliciano, Hal Cooper

    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...
  • Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors

    Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors
    Nearly three-quarters of a century before the film "12 Years a Slave," a scathing indictment of slavery, was nominated for nine Academy Awards, Hattie McDaniel won a supporting actress Oscar for playing the loyal slave Mammy in 1939's "Gone With the Wind....
  • 'Star Wars" Next Challenge: Making Its Cast Matter

    "Star Wars" announced its new cast this week, which of course lit up the Internet like someone had just blown up the Death Star. Which is kind of strange, since at least in the last "Star Wars" trilogy, George Lucas' clumsy scripting and emphasis on...
  • Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations

    Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations
    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...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Crushes 'American Idol' While 'Rake' Looks Rocky on Thursday

    CBS comedy juggernaut "The Big Bang Theory" easily toppled Fox's "American Idol" in their first head-to-head encounter of the season Thursday, a night that also saw slippage for Fox's "Rake" in its second outing. The Eye won the night in key demos,...
  • It's Time to Beef About Substandard TV Commercials

    The Super Bowl, a national holiday celebrating America's twin loves of football and capitalism, is a time to embrace the art of TV advertising, even when the game's lousy. Yet while there's still ample romance surrounding the image of the creative ad...
  • Producers Aim to Establish 'A Confederacy of Dunces' On Broadway

    The movie adaptation may be a nonstarter, but John Kennedy Toole's novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" has taken its first steps toward the stage as producers announced a legit incarnation is in the works from playwright Jeffrey Hatcher and helmer David...
  • Keith David's injury postpones Ebony Repertory's 'Paul Robeson'

    Keith David's injury postpones Ebony Repertory's 'Paul Robeson'
    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...
  • Ebony Repertory to resume 'Paul Robeson' play with Keith David

    Ebony Repertory to resume  'Paul Robeson' play with Keith David
    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...