| Sep 18, 2014
Barbara Gaines' raw and visceral Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of "King Lear" begins, poorly, with the titular monarch, he who hath ever but slenderly known himself, fast-forwarding through the songs of Frank Sinatra.
Smashing his plastic...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Judging by Michael Douglas' presence as producer and star, "The Reach" must have been some sort of passion project for the aging Hollywood icon. Well, as Pascal observed, the heart has its reasons -- which, in Douglas' case, remain impenetrable at the end...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
As 2013 winds to a close, we thought we'd take one more look back at the year's literary highlights. We asked Printers Row Journal contributors to write about a book they read this year that will linger in their minds well into 2014. Here's what they...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene.
The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:36 PM
These activities and trips are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
Line Dance party Phyllis and Larry Laser will provide the music from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
No matter how many good, even great, things we have going on in dear old Baltimore, there is always room for improvement or expansion -- well, always room for hoping, at least.
So, this being the start of a new year when we are all supposed to focus on...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The popular London stage adaptation of the Mark Haddon novel "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" will be coming to Broadway in the fall, organizers announced on Wednesday. The play will run at the Barrymore Theatre in New York, though no...
| Jan 26, 2014
What's it like to play the title character in one of London and Broadway's biggest hits — and be anonymous at the same time?
For the puppeteers who master the steeds in the five-time Tony Award winning play "War Horse," it's emotionally rich,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- The shoot for Terence Davies' film "Sunset Song," an adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's 1932 novel, has shifted to Scotland. Fortissimo Films is handling international sales.
The cast includes Agyness Deyn ("Pusher"), Peter Mullan ("War...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
While a Punch and Judy version of "The Taming of the Shrew" has possibilities, the Shakespeare play that would seem to work best with puppets is undoubtedly "A Midsummer Night's Dream." And whole moonlit swaths of the Bristol Old Vic's production of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...