| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Whether he’s playing a gay boom mic operator in “Boogie Nights” or rock critic Lester Bangs in “Almost Famous,” an evil arms dealer in “Mission: Impossible III” or a priest in hot water in “Doubt,”...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday marked the abrupt end to an acclaimed career, but for audiences there will be much more of his performances to savor.
The prolific actor had recently shot a wide variety of work that will be seen at numerous...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With Broadway's spring season barely begun, is it too soon to start worrying about the Tony races?
Well, yes. But that hasn't stopped legiters from forecasting an awards-season cagematch that could pit a half-dozen of the Street's most prominent...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:32 AM
What makes a theatrical disaster more than just an insufferable evening in the theater? It's that people keep referencing it for years...and years...and years.
>>"Mark Twain: The Musical" at the Hartford Armory: In a blatant attempt to attract tourism...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Transmedia may be a nouveau buzzword, but at the New York Film Festival the term sits alongside established genres like documentaries, retrospectives and restored masterpieces in the fest's sidebar programming. The second festival outing for Convergence,...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear.
But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:28 AM
The legendary Cicely Tyson stole the Tony Awards on Sunday evening with her moving acceptance speech after being named best actress in a drama for the revival of Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful."
It was the 79-year-old actress' first Tony and her...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When last year’s Allentown gas explosion in 2011 destroyed 8 homes, former professional fundraiser and performer Kirsten Rani Almeida of Hellertown threw together a theater event that raised more than $1,000 for the victims. Now Almeida is turning...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Mad Cow Theatre has announced the final play of its 2013-14 season, filling in the "to be determined" gap next summer in its previous season announcement.
I'm going to follow the lead of the New York Times and refer to the dark comedy as the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Fans of Freedom grad Daniel Dae Kim can see a rebroadcast of a episode that puts Daniel's character Chin Ho Kelly front anfd center on "Hawaii Five-0" at 10 tonight on CBS. In "Olelo Ho'opa'i Make" Chin must fight to......
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:02 AM
This is the first of a series on some of the top character actors in Hollywood.
Over the years, Nick Searcy has played everything from a German shepherd in an off-Broadway musical rip-off of "Cats" called "Dogs" to astronaut Deke Slayton in the Emmy...