| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:03 PM
The announcement of the nominations for this year's Ovation Awards made Tuesday a better than average day for certain members of the Los Angeles theater community.
Culture Monster spoke to some of them after they learned they received multiple mentions,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Leading British producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have joined forces at production house, Monumental Pictures, producing both movies and television drama.
Owen's credits, through her production shingle Ruby Films, include "Saving Mr...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Some things old and some things new dominated the Broadway box office charts last week, as "Aladdin" and "Beautiful," two of the strongest spring openers, muscled past last year's hits to nestle in the Top 10 right behind perennial juggernauts "The Lion...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Aug 31, 2014
Shoppers at the Mall at Millenia in got a musical surprise Saturday afternoon when the cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" burst into song in the mall's rotunda.
In typical flash-mob style, there was an element of disguise. The cast...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:23 PM
You might not be talented enough for the stage — but maybe your old furniture is.
Talent isn't actually a requirement for your broken-down bureau or tattered old table, but you're unwanted furniture could be in the limelight during Orlando...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:16 PM
The Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday night. And if last year's fest is remembered as the moment it became obvious that "12 Years a Slave" was the movie to beat...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre.
"Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As the world mourns the unexpected death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams Monday, some of the people he worked with have connections to the Lehigh Valley, including to two of his final movies that have not yet been released.