| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:54 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Pontefrat , pronounced Pomfret, in Yorkshire England, the English home of Connecticut Gov. Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1724).
ORIGINS: Settled in 1696 when Captain John Sabin built a house in the area, which also served as an...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Angelina Jolie plays action heroine again, in a very big way, in this adventure of a CIA operative accused by a defector of being a double agent. She goes on the lam to prove her innocence, as former colleagues pit their skills against hers to try to...
| Jun 14, 2010
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York
The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual.
"Red," a two-character...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 1:16 PM
No relation to the Emilio Estevez-starring cult classic "Repo Man," this sci-fi tale casts Jude Law and Forest Whitaker as repossession agents of a very specific and unusual nature that takes a strong stomach.
They retrieve artificial organs from...
| Jul 23, 2010
"Salt" the film and Evelyn Salt the character are perpetually in motion and that's a good thing for its own sake and because it keeps audiences from dwelling on how unapologetically preposterous the plot in question is.
And really, who goes to summer...
| Oct 26, 2009
Let the ticket frenzy commence. Scarlett Johansson is coming to Broadway this winter in a revival production of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge," which is scheduled to open Jan. 14 at the Cort Theatre. Johansson will be making......
| Jan 12, 2010
-- It's official: L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art said that New York art dealer Jeffrey Deitch will be its new director. (Los Angeles Times) -- Overheard: Broadway's "Spider-Man" musical is now likely to open in November. (New York Post) --......
| Jan 25, 2010
All eyes on Broadway this week are focused on the Cort Theatre, where a revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," starring Scarlett Johansson, opened Sunday. Johansson, who is making her Broadway debut, performs alongside Tony winner Liev......