| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Still wondering what to get your theater-obsessed nearest and dearest? Theater critic Charles McNulty shares his gift ideas for those with the right kind of histrionic nature.
"Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" (W.W....
| Oct 22, 2014
It's hard to keep up with Marshall Turkin.
At 88, the well-known director, musician and composer maintains a full musical schedule again this season.
So it's no surprise that Lynn University has added a second performance of "The Music & Times of...
| May 9, 2014
A member of the legendary Group Theater, co-founder of the Actors Studio, director of four Pulitzer Prize-winning plays (including "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Death of a Salesman") and such classic films as "On the Waterfront" and "East of Eden," Elia...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty."
She was as she described it "struck by the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51.
The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:16 AM
When Mike Korte sets his mind to something, he'll do whatever it takes to achieve the goal. And if it means he ends up surrounded by a throng of admiring women, well that's a sacrifice he's willing to make.
Korte was an aimless 13-year-old, admittedly...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened.
"He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's all in the name.
Columbia Pictures, which celebrates its 90th anniversary on Jan. 10, began life in 1920 as the C.B.C. Sales Film Corp. Founded by Harry and Jack Cohn and Joe Brandt, the company churned out low-budget shorts, westerns and comedies....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Writer Budd Schulberg isn't around to see it, but Wednesday, on his 100th birthday, he landed a new Hollywood deal. Schulberg, who died at 95 in 2009, was the son of a Hollywood film producer who first made his mark with the bestselling, iconic...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:56 AM
You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll say goodbye. A beloved sitcom's finale starts the TV week.
After nine seasons, Ted finally concludes his story on “How I Met Your Mother.”
He won’t have an audience to rival the “Friends”...