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  • Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center

    Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center
    "One bite of that, and he'll build you a Taj Mahal," a woman is heard hollering approvingly through an open window to her neighbor, a pretty young housewife named Ila who is in her kitchen, preparing her husband's lunch. "The Taj Mahal is a tomb, auntie,"...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...
  • Disney on Broadway Stages Reunion Show for The Actors Fund Gala

    For one small moment, in the middle of The Actors Fund annual gala at the sold-out New Amsterdam Theater on Monday night, it seemed like the fun-filled evening was going to turn serious and formal. Brian Stokes Mitchell took to the stage behind a podium...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Marshall Among the Nominees for Broadway's Astaire Awards

    "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" topliner Neil Patrick Harris, "Cabaret" choreographer and co-director Rob Marshall, "Aladdin" genie James Monroe Iglehart and "Rocky" star Andy Karl are among the performers nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards,...
  • Some Tony Nomination Fearless Predictions

    As any theater obsessive knows, it's hard not to get swept up in Tony fever so in advance of Tuesday morning's announcement of this year's nominees, here's a few fearless predictions. (It's not always a given if there are four or five nominees in...
  • 'Aladdin' on Broadway honors Robin Williams with singalong

    'Aladdin' on Broadway honors Robin Williams with singalong
    "Aladdin" -- the Broadway musical -- paid tribute to Robin Williams on Tuesday night with an audience singalong of "Friend Like Me" led by actor James Monroe Iglehart, who plays the role of the genie in the Disney stage production in New York. Williams,...
  • Video: Tribute to Robin Williams by cast of Disney's 'Aladdin'

    Video: Tribute to Robin Williams by cast of Disney's 'Aladdin'
    Last night, the cast of the Disney musical "Aladdin," currently running on Broadway, paid tribute to the late Robin Williams, who died Monday. Williams originated the role of the Genie, putting his comic skills to work in voicing Aladdin's big blue...
  • What does mourning on Twitter mean?

    What does mourning on Twitter mean?
    "About seven years ago, Lauren Bacall showed up at my place for a party," the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Patrick Shanley tweeted Wednesday morning. "It was like having a yacht show up in your bathtub." Shanley's anecdote was wry but...