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  • Scott Foley brings real-life experience to 'The Country House'

     Scott Foley brings real-life experience to 'The Country House'
    Scott Foley has played a string of TV heartthrobs — resident advisor Noel Crane on "Felicity" and, most recently, Olivia Pope's love interest, Jake Ballard, on ABC's "Scandal." Soon he appears alongside Blythe Danner in Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Woody Allen will be a no-show, per tradition

    Tony Awards 2014: Woody Allen will be a no-show, per tradition
    Woody Allen's feelings about awards shows are well known. He wasn't present to pick up any of his four Academy Awards and skipped out of this year's Golden Globes ceremony,  where he was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award. So what are the...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Audra McDonald wins lead actress in a play

    Audra McDonald took home her sixth Tony Award on Sunday, winning for lead actress in a play for her performance as singer Billie Holiday in the revival of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar &  Grill." A tearful McDonald thanked her "mom and dad up in heaven"...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Raisin in the Sun' director, star gush backstage

    "A Raisin in the Sun" director Kenny Leon was talking to reporters backstage after winning a Tony Award when Sophie Okonedo, who acts in the play he directed, won a Tony for featured actress in a play. He turned to the giant screen to his left, and...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Winners celebrate with fast food, increased hype

    What does a Tony mean for some of the winners from Sunday night? For James Monroe Iglehart, who won a Tony for his portrayal of the genie in Disney's "Aladdin," it means a Big Mac and fries. For life's biggest celebrations, he and his wife go to...
  • Tony Awards 2014: A stage to tout coming attractions

    This year's Tony Awards celebrated the best from the 2013-2014 theater season that ended in April, handing multiple awards to popular shows such as "The Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" and "A Raisin in the Sun." But viewers of the CBS telecast...
  • Sideshow's vague material in need of rectification

    Dystopias, especially those set in the near future, are tough to pull off onstage. Exhibit A: Kathleen Akerley's "Tyrant," now in a world premiere with Sideshow Theatre Company at Theater Wit under the co-direction of Akerley and Megan A. Smith. We're in...
  • 'Collected Stories' smartly takes on writers' power struggles

    'Collected Stories' smartly takes on writers' power struggles
    When a veteran writing teacher warns her promising protégée that “You can’t censor your creative impulses because of the danger of hurting someone’s feelings,” it’s advice that will come back to bite her — and therein...
  • This time, David Suchet's a super-sleuth of sorts in the Vatican

    This time, David Suchet's a super-sleuth of sorts in the Vatican
    Though David Suchet played Agatha Christie's brilliantly eccentric Belgian detective Hercule Poirot for more than 25 years, the British actor never had a long-term contract with the series. "Every time a Poirot series finished, I never knew if I was...
  • 'The Human Spirit' a history lesson at Odyssey Theatre

    'The Human Spirit' a history lesson at Odyssey Theatre
    The grim aftershocks of South Africa’s racist apartheid regime will be with us for some time to come, which makes the cautionary social relevance of Carole Eglash-Kosoff’s docudrama “The Human Spirit” beyond question. Nevertheless,...
  • 'Brothers Size' thrills with wit, vibrancy at Fountain Theatre

    'Brothers Size' thrills with wit, vibrancy at Fountain Theatre
    The Fountain Theatre follows up its award-winning 2012 production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “In the Red and Brown Water” with a vibrant incarnation of “The Brothers Size,” the second installment in McCraney’s acclaimed...