| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Before Jack Miller, 15, joined the Encore Theatre group in Libertyville when he was in fourth grade, he was rather shy, he said.
"I honestly didn't have anything I thought I was good at," Miller said. "Being in Encore helped me gain the confidence I...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4.
Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1.
Kosse will oversee the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Central Florida Community Arts brings back its "Spotlight Series" of cabarets this month with a tribute to composer Stephen Sondheim. The program will feature songs from his many hit musicals, including "West Side Story," "Into the Woods" and "Gypsy."...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- Chicago-based Music Box Films and U.K.'s Soda Pictures have acquired Anne Fontaine's "Gemma Bovery," a romantic comedy toplining British rising star Gemma Arterton, on the heels of its Special Presentation premiere at Toronto.
Sold and co-produced...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:37 PM
We've been sharing behind-the-scenes videos of the making of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" with you during the past few weeks. Here's the last one — a look at the staging of the show — before opening night, which is Friday,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Opened in the U.S. and Canada by Sony without press previews, and reportedly shot over two years ago, this uninspired effort looks to make a few quick bucks in hardtops before finding a more apt home in small-screen formats.
Colin Evans (Elba) was...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:18 PM
There are two key factors in the success of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables." One, in the lead role of Jean Valjean, Michael Hunsaker is magnificent.
Two, director DJ Salisbury beautifully makes this most epic of shows feel intimate...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2015. The duo's chemistry and their ability to deliver barbs with a twinkle have made them an awards-show favorite, not just at the Globes but at the Emmys and other...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
“American Hustle,” “The Great Gatsby” and "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" are among the films competing for a nomination for makeup and hairstyling in the 86th Academy Awards.
The films, as well as “Dallas Buyers Club,&...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:19 PM
PARK CITY, Utah--When we most recently saw Anne Hathaway in a movie with musical numbers it was the large, showy spectacle of “Les Miserables,” in which Hathaway, of course, played the tragic prostitute Fantine.
At this year's Sundance Film...