| Jan 31, 2011
In the span of about two weeks, "The King's Speech" has gone from Oscar underdog to front-runner.
The World War II-era British drama took the Screen Actors Guild's top honor Sunday evening, winning the movie ensemble acting award and essentially...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Live and local
The Columbia Village Centers Courtyard concert series continues with the Mudbugs, who play Cajun and Zydeco Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m., at the Dorsey's Search Village Center. Turner, Dean of Magic will perform amazing feats July 15, 6 p.m.,...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 10:32 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Mary-Louise Parker was born in Fort Jackson, S.C., today in 1964. This birthday gal has starred as Nancy Botwin on the series "Weeds" since 2005. She portrayed Amy Gardner in a recurring role on "The West Wing" and she starred in the...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Sure, in 1997 Rachel (Helen Mirren) celebrates the release of her daughter’s book about when Rachel and other Israeli agents took down a Nazi war criminal. However, let’s go to some 30-year-old flashbacks in Berlin...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature plays by Bruce Norris and Sebastian Barry, as well as revivals of classics by August Wilson and Joe Orton.
Actor Brian Dennehy will be featured in Barry's "The Steward of Christendom."
In all, the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Two weeks before the release of its first studio album in 16 years, Soundgarden announced a brief North American theater tour that will bring the Seattle grunge veterans to L.A.'s Fonda Theatre on Nov. 27. The band is also to play shows in Toronto and New...
| Jan 18, 2011
Summit has commissioned a sequel to its surprise all-star action comedy -- AGED all star action comedy — ‘RED,' bringing on writers to turn in a further adventure of the “Retired, Extremely Dangerous” agents and assassins played by...