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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Q&A: Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Q&A: Philip Seymour Hoffman
    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,”...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's final screen appearances to come

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's final screen appearances to come
    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...
  • Broadway Preps for a Diva Smackdown

    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...
  • Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget

    Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget
    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...
  • New York Film Festival Taps Into Transmedia

    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,...
  • Review: "The Unwinding" by George Packer

    Review: "The Unwinding" by George Packer
    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...
  • Cicely Tyson: Milestones and facts about the Tony Award winner

    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...
  • "A...My Name is Alice" to raise funds for domestic violence

     
    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...
  • Mad Cow Theatre adds off-Broadway play to season

     Mad Cow Theatre adds off-Broadway play to season
    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...
  • Freedom's Daniel Dae Kim in prison on "Hawaii Five-0"

     
    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......
  • Nick Searcy brings authenticity to his characters

    Nick Searcy brings authenticity to his characters
    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...