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  • Film Review: 'Lucky Stiff'

    A breathlessly silly musical farce, "Lucky Stiff" stars Brit legit star Dominic Marsh as a hitherto luckless schmoe forced into a "Weekend at Bernie's"-type caper in order to gain a large inheritance. Broadway director Christopher Ashley's first feature since filming Paul Rudnick's comedy "Jeffrey" two decades ago is another theater adaptation that remains stuck to the boards, despite the considerable talent and energy on tap. Results are equal parts diverting and strained, most likely to please the same niche audiences who have given the material a modest stage shelf life for the last quarter-century. Home-format sales should quickly surpass bigscreen prospects; a theatrical release is tentatively planned for next year.
  • REVIEW: 'The Game's Afoot' at the Drury Lane Theatre ★★

     REVIEW: 'The Game's Afoot' at the Drury Lane Theatre ★★
    Some in the audience at the Drury Lane Theatre Thursday night thought they were going to see "Something's Afoot," the musical spoof of Agatha Christie. An easy mistake to make. In fact, the show in Oakbrook Terrace is Ken Ludwig's "The Game's Afoot,"...

    A full list of Academy member invitees

    A full list of Academy member invitees
    Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...

    Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...

    City Theatre's Summer Shorts Festival in Miami

    City Theatre's Summer Shorts Festival in Miami
    In the theater world, the Summer Shorts Festival is a big deal. And the spate of short one-act comedies, running June 12 through July 6 at the Arsht Center in Miami, is getting bigger. The festival’s 19th season will present works from Paul...