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  • Anna Kendrick, Seth Rogen to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    "Saturday Night Live" is rolling out three episodes in a row after its current hiatus, and announced Wednesday their lineup of hosts and musical guests. Anna Kendrick will have her hosting debut April 5, and be accompanied by musical guest Pharrell...
  • Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale

    Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale
    A huge former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles is being sold to a New York real estate investment firm that intends to pump new life into the old building and its rebounding neighborhood. The century-old flagship of the May Co....
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
  • Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon

    Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon
    Anne Hathaway has yet to make good on her oft-professed desire to perform in a Broadway musical. Her Oscar-winning turn as Fantine in the 2012 movie version of "Les Miserables" showed that she has the singing chops. And if we need more proof, the...
  • Dolores Mae Ali, technical writer

    Dolores Mae Ali, technical writer
    Dolores Mae Hammond Ali, a retired Social Security Administration technical writer, died of cancer Friday at her Randallstown home. She was 75. Born Dolores Mae Hammond in Baltimore, she was raised on Presstman Street in West Baltimore and was a...
  • Costume designer Jane Greenwood to get lifetime achievement Tony

    One Tony Award winner is already a lock, with organizers of the theater awards ceremony announcing that costume designer Jane Greenwood would be this year's recipient of a special Tony for lifetime achievement. Tuesday's announcement included the...
  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...
  • London Theater Review: 'King Charles III'

    Following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, her successor, the current Prince Charles, about to be crowned king, holds the government and the entire country to ransom. It's not just a tremendous idea for a play: Mike Bartlett's "King Charles...
  • 'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

    'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype
    The show: "The Book of Mormon" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The arrival of the national tour of Broadway's biggest musical hit in years. First impressions: Does the hit live up to the hype? Has the...
  • Movie musicals deserving of a remake

    Movie musicals deserving of a remake
    Earlier this month Steven Spielberg expressed strong interest in remaking "West Side Story," and my first thought (via Twitter) was a quick gut reaction: Why not "Gypsy" instead? I've been second-guessing that tweet ever since. So many major Broadway...
  • Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star

    Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star
    Having recently portrayed a getaway driver, a bank robber, a loose-cannon cop and an expat gangster, it's only logical that Ryan Gosling's next role could be … Busby Berkeley? The star of "Drive" and "The Place Beyond the Pines" is set to produce...