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  • Film Review: 'Affluenza'

    The end credits for Kevin Asch's film "Affluenza" may not acknowledge "The Great Gatsby" as its obvious inspiration, but the film hews so closely to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel that it practically counts as source material. Recasting the great Jazz Age saga of class mores and American decline among a bunch of Long Island rich kids during the financial meltdown of 2008, the film hits all the book's basic notes without ever seeming to grasp its main point, making for a splashy-looking yet depressingly empty exercise that is never more shallow than the times when it tries to go deep. The film launches on VOD this weekend, with a Los Angeles theatrical rollout next weekend.
  • Greed, Vengeance And Chita Rivera In 'Visit' At Williamstown

    Greed, Vengeance And Chita Rivera In 'Visit' At Williamstown
    The show: The musical "The Visit" at Williamstown Theatre Festival. What makes it special?: It's a new version of the musical written by Terrence McNally, with music by John Kander and Fred Ebb, directed by John Doyle, starring Chita Rivera and Roger...

    Summer Theater Review: 'The Visit' Starring Chita Rivera

    There's a delicious moment in the reworked musical "The Visit" when Chita Rivera, playing Claire Zachanassian, the world's richest woman, speaks of her eventful, much-widowed life and her near-death experiences that claimed several of her limbs. She...

    Tony Awards Tackle Eligibility for Broadway's Fall Titles

    Mark Rylance and Samuel Barnett, two major players in this season's much-lauded and recently profitable revivals of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," won't compete with themselves in the same category for Tony nominations, according to a new ruling...

    Imaginative prequel to Peter Pan heads to the Hippodrome

    Imaginative prequel to Peter Pan heads to the Hippodrome
    The boy who never grew up, but learned how to fly, has fascinated children — and adults who still remember being young — since he first soared above a London stage in a hit play by J.M. Barrie in 1904. More than a century later, audiences...