| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Presidents Day was almost a bad one for "A Good Day to Die Hard."
The fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise narrowly won the holiday weekend at the box office, just stealing No. 1 from "Identity Thief," the Melissa McCarthy comedy...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:01 PM
It might be hard to duplicate the anticipation and publicity that greeted the inaugural season in Everyman Theatre's inviting new home on West Fayette Street, but that hasn't stopped the company from trying.
"I want next season to be even more...
| Mar 26, 2012
The Bruce Willis action-comedy "Red" was the most rented DVD of 2011 but wasn't even close to the top of the sales charts. In fact, new data released by Rentrak Corp., the media measurement firm that tracks DVD sales and rentals, shows that only one of...
| Apr 5, 2012
"Glee" actor Jonathan Groff will appear opposite Alfred Molina in the L.A. premiere of John Logan's two-person play "Red," at the Mark Taper Forum beginning August....
| Oct 25, 2010
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"Secretariat" has hardly slowed down since it opened in theaters two weeks ago, but it's far from the only movie to enjoy strong second, third or even sixth laps around the box office track recently.
Most films see ticket sales fall...
| Mar 16, 2011
China has become such an important market for U.S. entertainment companies that one studio has taken the extraordinary step of digitally altering a film to excise bad guys from the Communist nation lest the leadership in Beijing be offended.