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John Larroquette

Simon Lovell: The Weird and Wonderful Guru de Con to USA Network's White Collar Con Men

Myra Chanin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Simon was skilled, charming, entertaining and particularly well-versed in sleight-of-hand. He wrote books deconstructing magic tricks for magicians and performed magic shows for the public.

Theater: Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man' -- A Second, Better Look

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Michael Giltz

It's common courtesy not to speak ill of the dead. Happily, a return to Gore Vidal's sturdy old political drama The Best Man stirs no nasty impulse.

Who Does Joel McHale Want To Play Jeff's Dad?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.12.2012 | TV

Jeff's dad is joining "Community" in Season 4. But who will play the highly-anticipated character? At Comic-Con on Friday, the "Community" cast and...

A Vote for The Best Man

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

The Best Man depicts a time when presidential conventions were brokered through backroom deals as delegates were swapped for political favors. Today, conventions have become highly scripted coronation ceremonies, just short of political infomercials.

The Best Man: Gore Vidal's Patriot Act

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Sadly as Americans sort out the values of the real candidates, The Best Man is a reminder that the worst man will have a chance to triumph, and the best may only be a shadow of our highest ideals.

Gore Vidal's The Best Man: Redux

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Will Russell, who believes that personal smears shouldn't be used in politics, resort to his opponent's tactics in order to win? There's a chance that most of you already know the answer because The Best Man was also a 1964 movie starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee Tracy.

Bipartisanship on Broadway

Rob Taub | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Rob Taub

This was a time when politicians were smart, oozed tons of charm and weren't shy about drinking bourbon & branch water. The words politics and entertainment are seldom found in the same sentence, but The Best Man is loaded with both.

Backstage Death At 'How To Succeed In Business' Cancels Broadway Show Performance

Posted 08.22.2011 | New York

UPDATE II: The New York Times reports that the stagehand, a 29-year old male, was found in cardiac arrest backstage, the result of a drug overdose, sh...

Theater: Daniel Radcliffe "Succeeds" on Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts
Michael Giltz

If Daniel Radcliffe chooses his next role wisely -- a romantic comedy or flat-out farce, I think -- he will continue to grow as an actor and keep packing them in. Just like How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying surely will.

Top Ten Reasons to See How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Monica Edinger

Daniel Radcliffe is pretty darn good. Yep, he sings and dances very nicely indeed. And he plays the tricky role of someone slipping his way up the corporate ladder in a remarkably endearing way.

Six TV Pilots Filming In Chicago: Vince Vaughn, William H. Macy, John Larroquette

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's shaping up to be an "extraordinary" year for small-screen productions in the city, with six TV pilots either shot or scheduled to be shot here in...

John Larroquette's Brilliant Performance in 'Oliver Parker'

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Rivera

PRESS PLAY TO LISTEN Multiple Emmy Award-winning actor, John Larroquette is the type of serious actor you would expect to be reciting Shakespeare in ...

On the Culture Front: Oliver Parker, Dusk Rings a Bell, and Le Grand Macabre

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Elizabeth Meriwether's plays make me excited to go to the theater. Her dialogue is effortless and often very funny without being frivolous.