| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:24 PM
In "Moon Over Buffalo," onstage at Sanford's Princess Theater, playwright Ken Ludwig has devised a farce about the messed-up personal lives of a second-rate acting troupe, which struggles to put on a play that goes horribly wrong.
If this sounds to...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Kristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for Goodspeed Musicals.
A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "Wicked,"...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The program schedule for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was released Monday morning. The schedule, which is online, includes the complete list of author appearances and special events during the Festival of Books, April 20-21, on the campus of...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:17 PM
After sneezing and coughing until it felt like I'd see a lung fly out onto the floor, I got a ride to the Newark Airport to get home to see Laura for her fifth birthday.
Laura is my youngest's youngest, and she has transformed quickly from cute baby to...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Before there was a King of Pop, Helen Reddy was being called the Queen of ’70s Pop thanks to her string of 15 Billboard top 40 songs and three chart toppers, starting with the anthemic “I Am Woman.”
This rich-voiced, auburn-haired...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:01 PM
After sneezing and coughing until it felt like I’d see a lung fly out onto the floor, I got a ride to the Newark Airport to get home to see Laura for her 5th birthday. Laura is my youngest’s youngest, and she has transformed quickly from...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:23 AM
When variety series were staples of network television, Burnett presided over one of the most popular, and she selected the 17 episodes of the CBS program included in this set.
One of the most interesting is an hour that she and her merry cast of...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
More than 300 students from drama classes around Harford County gathered in the Amoss Center at Harford Technical High School Jan. 30 for the annual HCPS Dramafest.
This event, sponsored through the school system's English/Language Arts Department,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Murder is often messy. The same holds true for comedy.
And so it is with the second production from Thriller Theater, "The Centerpiece," which opened Friday night.
Perhaps surprisingly, given the troupe's name, it's not a thriller at all —...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:34 AM
A solid dose of the comedy icon, both then and now, is provided by this documentary profile - originally shown on the cable channel Encore - that also includes tributes from such celebrity peers and admirers as Jerry Seinfeld, Billy Crystal, Carol Burnett...