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First Nighter: Five Worthies From Alan Ayckbourn, Eugene O'Neill, The Marx Brothers, Philip Ridley and God

David Finkle | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

As the author of 79 -- count 'em, 79 -- plays, Alan Ayckbourn rarely falls below a certain laugh level.

Stand and Deliver

George Heymont | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

It starts with the writing. Once a playwright has an idea, there are lots of details to be worked out. Backstories for characters, plot points, import...

'Big Bang Theory' Cast Goes Full-On 'Greased Lightning' For Alzheimer's Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment

The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" goes together like rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong. (Now that we got that song stuck in your head...) Kaley C...

Jim Parsons Says It's 'The Right Time' For Sheldon To Have Sex

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment

Sheldon Cooper's dry spell is almost over. The geeky hero of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" -- the most-watched show on television -- will finally have ...

Sheldon And Amy Are Finally Doing 'It' On 'The Big Bang Theory'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment

Amy and Sheldon are about to prove why they call it "The Big Bang Theory." After years of dating, our favorite "Big Bang" couple is finally going to c...

What Is the Secret Origin of 'Bazinga' From the Big Bang Theory?

Brian Cronin | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

It is interesting just how long some TV shows took before "classic" attributes of the show actually first showed up. For instance, the Sheldon Cooper ...

2015 Emmy Nominations Snub Jim Parsons, 'The Americans,' Kerry Washington And More

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment

The TV Academy is a notoriously redundant bunch, often honoring the same shows and performers year in and year out. But with this year's Emmy rule cha...

Two-time Tony Nom Fitzgerald Is an Angel in Act of God

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I am going to estimate that 95 percent of audience members going into An Act of God believe it is a one-person show starring Jim Parsons as God. (While he doesn't like you to take his name in vein, the show's title does, and therefore I will spare you "G-d.") It is not.

On the Culture Front: The (RED) Supper, Forbidden Root, The Yes Men, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.19.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

On a soggy evening on the last night of May under two large white tents set up on pier 26, I sat down with throngs of people at one endless table for the ambitious (RED) Supper.

First Nighter: Jim Parsons is God in An Act of God, Robert Creighton is James Cagney in Cagney

David Finkle | Posted 05.29.2016 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Jim Parsons, adored for his appearances as Sheldon Lee Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, is now appearing at Studio 54 (although it's not a Studio 54 production) as the Supreme Being, though there's a catch.

Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.28.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Eric Stonestreet Apologizes To Jim Parsons For Sex Toy Mishap

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Eric Stonestreet is sorry about pulling Jim Parsons into an elaborate prank that involved an embarrassing package containing a "very explicit sex toy....

Matthew Jacobs

Jim Parsons Is Having A Divine Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment

For a few days in May, Jim Parsons will be three distinct things at once: a lovable physics nerd, a lovable alien and a lovable God. The eighth season...

Rediscovering the True Meaning of Home

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.02.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

The message of this film is that family is important and it's good to face your problems or fears instead of running from them.

Wiz Khalifa Has Clearly Never Heard Of 'Shake It Off'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.17.2015 | Comedy

There's at least one person who doesn't have a Taylor Swift song constantly playing in their head. Wiz Khalifa completely stole the show during a g...

‘Big Bang Theory' Star Reveals The Truth About Sheldon's Spot

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Actor Simon Helberg, who plays the eccentric Howard Wolowitz on CBS’ hit show “The Big Bang Theory,” stopped by HuffPost Live on Friday and drop...

Jeffrey Tambor Dedicates Best Actor Win To The Transgender Community

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Jeffrey Tambor took the honors on Sunday night for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes thanks to his work on Amazon's "Transparent....

See Your Favorite 'Big Bang Theory' Star As The New 'Elf'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" just gave your favorite holiday movie a makeover. The actor, who plays the one and only Sheldon on "Big Bang," vo...

8 'Big Bang Theory' Spoilers You Need To Know For Season 8

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment

The Bazingas are almost back! After an intense summer of contract negotiations, "The Big Bang Theory" is set to return on Monday for Season 8 on ...

Emmys 2014, All Rerun Winners

Darryl Woodard | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Yes it's been over since past Monday night's August 25th gala event. But what was the entertainment public left with after celebrating television's highest annual ceremonial awards? The answer is rerun winners.

Recasting History: Reflections on HBO's The Normal Heart

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

My reactions to the HBO film of The Normal Heart are not much different from my reactions to the play. At what point do we begin to question the great and powerful Larry Kramer on his saying of TNH: "this is our history"?

A BIG Change For 'The Big Bang'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

Money seems to be a running theme when it comes to "The Big Bang Theory." After news that contracts for the original cast had yet to be signed wit...

'The Big Bang Theory' Has A Big Problem

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment

Bazinga! The joke's on you, CBS. After renewing "The Big Bang Theory" through Season 10, the network and producing studio, Warner Bros. TV, have r...

The Reason Zach Braff's New Movie Looks So Familiar

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Zach Braff's "Garden State" was released 10 years ago this summer, and it became an instant cultural touchstone. Written, produced, directed by and st...

Here's The First Look At Your Next Animated Obsession

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Get ready for the animated movie everyone will be talking about in 2015. The charming first trailer for DreamWorks' "Home" is now online, and with it ...