| Jun 18, 2013
The show: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven.
What makes it special?: It's a new collaboration by the Bristol Old Vic and South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, the creators of the international hit...
| Jun 9, 2013
What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse?
Go for some Shakespearean magic.
That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On a recent installment of TBS' "Conan" with Conan O'Brien, sidekick Andy Richter was sent to Santa Fe, N.M., for the press junket for "The Lone Ranger," but stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer had better things to do than talk to him.
Perhaps that was...
| 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.
| 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,...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Mike Newell, whose eclectic career has ranged from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," has given us a classic adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved bildungsroman "Great Expectations." It is skillfully made and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:29 PM
BBC America announced Wednesday that it has picked up a second season of its sci-fi/fantasy series "Atlantis."
The 13-part series premiered on Saturday and attracted 838,000 viewers. This made it the highest-rated series premiere ever for the channel'...
| 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,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
London now has two blockbuster-scale tuners shamelessly embracing bad taste and spoofing genres in song while being endorsed by the institutions they lampoon. The first (vastly superior) one is the smash hit "The Book of Mormon." The newcomer is "I Can'...