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  • Broadway Review: 'It's Only a Play'

    Nobody does mean-nasty-vicious like Terrence McNally, bless his black heart. The pitiless playwright has exhumed "It's Only a Play," his 1986 love-hate letter to those big babies who work and play on Broadway, and updated it for today -- and for the...
  • Geoffrey Holder, actor and Tony-award winning director, dies at 84

    Geoffrey Holder, actor and Tony-award winning director, dies at 84
    Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning stage director, artist and actor, died at a New York City hospital Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 84.  Holder won a pair of Tony Awards for stage direction and costume design for the 1975 musical...
  • 'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene

    'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene
    To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity. "I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
  • Review: 'Not My Father's Son' by Alan Cumming

    Review: 'Not My Father's Son' by Alan Cumming
    Alan Cumming is the political consultant Eli Gold on CBS' "The Good Wife," perpetually trying to fend off scandal and electoral disaster with guile and an American accent. He is the alluring host of PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" And he is currently on...
  • Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'

    Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'
    Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage. "In a certain way, I guess the excitement probably deepens like other things do," said Smith, 83, who received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her...
  • Marian Seldes: Her life and career were a master class

    Marian Seldes: Her life and career were a master class
    If the spirit of the theater could be incarnated, it would have looked and sounded very much like Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning actress who died Monday after an extended illness. She was 86. There was nothing mundane about Seldes. On stage and...
  • Brian Stokes Mitchell steps off Broadway — for 'Simply Broadway'

     Brian Stokes Mitchell steps off Broadway — for 'Simply Broadway'
    When Brian Stokes Mitchell became a father a decade ago, he made a conscious decision to take a hiatus from the Broadway stage. Mitchell had been a dominant force on the Great White Way since his electrifying, Tony Award-nominated performance as the...
  • Marian Seldes death: Five notable stage performances

    Marian Seldes death: Five notable stage performances
    Marian Seldes, the venerated stage actress who died Monday at 86, was a singular theatrical presence whose most notable performances were in plays by Edward Albee.  Tall and angular, with patrician looks and intense eyes, Seldes was very much New York...
  • Goodspeed To Present Workshop Testing 'Honeymooners' As Musical

    Goodspeed To Present Workshop Testing 'Honeymooners' As Musical
    "The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea. The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
  • Actor Alexander Sharp's curious beginning to a promising career

     Actor Alexander Sharp's curious beginning to a promising career
    Five years ago, while painting a house in Connecticut, Alexander Sharp decided he'd like to attend the Juilliard School. Sharp, a British transplant who'd spent two years traveling in Latin America and flipping houses in the U.S. after he graduated from...
  • 'Gone Girl' powers up with formidable women taking lead

    'Gone Girl' powers up with formidable women taking lead
    There was one line Ben Affleck didn't want to deliver in the new movie "Gone Girl," according to director David Fincher: "I'm so sick and tired of being picked apart by women." In the scene a woman is, in fact, filleting Affleck's character, weary...