| May 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape.
It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:49 PM
IRVINE — Considering the fact the payments went toward a charity for children, everyone appeared to have received their money's worth in the inaugural Harmony and Hoops Charity Basketball Game at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Saturday.
| Jun 10, 2012
Jim Dale guides his guests into the study in his Park Avenue home, pointing out memorabilia filling the walls and shelves: album covers from when he was a British pop star in the late '50s; pictures of him from the "Carry On…" comedy films in the...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63.
Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:27 AM
If you're going to mess around with a beloved children's book like James M. Barrie's "Peter Pan," you need someone who's willing to take some risks -- or, perhaps, just Willing.
In the case of "Neverland," a two-part Syfy original movie premiering Sunday...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The family that works on plays together, stays together.
OK, so that's not exactly the old adage. But it might become a new one if the husband-and-wife acting team of Jason Odell Williams and Charlotte Cohn continue on the same artistic road they've been...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Over the years, many noted actors, such as Mildred Natwick, Edward Everett Horton, Mildred Dunnock, Charley Chase, Francis X. Bushman, Anita Gillette and Josh Charles, have hailed from Baltimore, and their paths to stardom often began by treading the...
| Apr 17, 2012
A giant 70-foot tall and 22,000-square-foot tent will be the new entertainment venue in Chicago this summer.
The climate-controlled tent, named Riverfront Theatre, holds 2,500 patrons and will be located next to the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center, 650...
| Jul 22, 2009
It's Tuesday morning at the Netflix Hartford Distribution Center. Time to hand-sort 90,000 DVDs that were played over the weekend and mailed back on Monday.
Surprisingly, it's not all that high-tech. There are actually people there. Just an average-size,...
| Feb 8, 1998
| 1:03 PM
While John Waters filmed "Pink Flamingos" a quarter century ago, Steve Yeager, another young moviemaker, filmed him filming "Pink Flamingos."
We know what happened to Waters' footage. After its general release in 1973, "Pink Flamingos" became one the...