| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:28 PM
The nominations for the 2015 Tony awards will be announced Tuesday morning in New York by Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis.
This time of the Broadway year is one of rapid-fire openings (and, sometimes, closings). Yet the 2014-15 crop of contenders is...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The grants are aimed at up-...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 1:40 PM
MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:29 PM
"American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:30 AM
The Producers Guild of America, a major bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Monday the nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award for motion pictures: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,&...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Kristin Scott Thomas will have to tone down her natural glamour and don a series of conservative dresses as Queen Elizabeth II in a return London engagement of "The Audience." The role was first played in London by Helen Mirren, who will appear in the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's been nearly 15 years since Stephen Daldry made his film breakthrough with "Billy Elliot" and almost a decade since he first staged the musical version based on the popular movie.
That's a lot of distance but in many ways, Daldry has never really...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for what could be the streamer's next big original series: "The Crown," a drama following the life of Queen Elizabeth II, sources have confirmed.
The 20-plus-hour series will have a projected...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Carnival Films, the London-based production company behind "Downton Abbey," has appointed Danielle Dajani as its head of production, and Tara Cook as development producer, working alongside Phil Temple, who has been promoted and also serves as...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Helen Mirren will once again assume the conservative dresses, crisp diction and distinctive hairdo of Queen Elizabeth II when she reprises her role as the British monarch in a Broadway run of "The Audience," which is scheduled to open March 8 at the...