| Dec 20, 2012
When the National Theatre of Great Britain's majestic, magnificent adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's "War Horse" opened at New York's massive Lincoln Center — on its way to five Tony Awards, sold-out houses, and a 21-month run — one had an...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Most years, the last full week before Christmas is quiet — the best-of-the-year lists are already done, and the holiday perennials are up and running. Steppenwolf, which is not about to program "The Gift of the Magi," sometimes opens a defiantly...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
An international blockbuster arrives in Chicago next week, a production that has played for months to capacity houses and has broken box office records. Already, it has been seen by more than a million theatergoers.
Stop already, you say. Everybody...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The force is returning to Britain.
Disney-owned Lucasfilm announced Friday that production of "Star Wars: Episode VII" will take place in the United Kingdom, the latest example of a high-profile Hollywood movie filming outside California. Another big...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Michael Morpurgo, author of one of the hottest literary properties ever, sat unrecognized as he had breakfast at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas back in January 2012.
The British author of "War Horse," a book that has been turned into a Steven Spielberg...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:31 AM
"War Horse": This Broadway import, appearing at the Broward Center Tuesday through May 19, examines the bond between humans and horses with robust storytelling and deft puppetry. Adapted from British author Michael Morpurgo's young-adult novel,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:57 AM
For 17 days each summer, the sleepy seaside town of Charleston, S.C., turns into a busy hive of cultural activity, with every possible venue, large and small, filled from noon to night with the sights and sounds of opera, jazz, theater, dance and more...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:05 PM
It's bring on the new with the Kravis on Broadway series.
Out of the five shows heading to West Palm Beach's Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for the 2013-2014 season, only one — "Evita" — has appeared there previously....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:49 PM
So picture this: You go to the movies and there is no soundtrack accompanying the film. No music to set the scenes, to enhance the moods, to heighten the suspense.
Do you think the impact would be the same as if there were a musical score to guide you...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"War Horse," Steven Spielberg's second horse in the awards season race, arrives on the heels of his animated film "The Adventures of Tintin." A drama about the special bond between a boy and his horse separated by the horrors of World War I, "War Horse"...