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The River

Stage Door: The River, It's Only a Play

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Hugh Jackman is a big Broadway draw. Even though his current drama The River at Circle in the Square drowns in insignificance. Ticket prices exceed ...

Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

To tell you the plot of this mysterious ghost play -- anything more than that Man brings Woman to the cabin and they eat two bites of trout -- or to even discuss the dramatis personae, is to give away the author's twists and turns of the evening.

Broadway Fall Preview: What Ticket Buyers Want to See

Cara Joy David | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I love the fall theater season. First, fall is my favorite time of the year in the city. Second, the fall theater season is chock full of new offerings, but the pressure to see them right away is less than it is with spring offerings, as the Tony Awards isn't as imminent.

How To Deal With The Challenge Of Change

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that in a contest between a river and a rock, the river always wins. Why? Because the river is willing to follow the natural call of gravity, going over, under, around or, eventually, through the rock, to its destiny which, as with all water, is to ultimately merge with the ocean.

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid th...

What My Father Taught Me About Family Vacations

Mary K. Moore | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Mary K. Moore

If traditional family summer vacations do anything, they allow you to revisit your childhood through the eyes of your children. But they also give you a greater appreciation of your own parents, who gamely endured the same experience with you 30 or so years earlier.

ABC Renews 'Private Practice' & 'Don't Trust The B,' Cancels 'GCB'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Bubble shows are called that because things can really go either way -- for "Scandal," it meant a Season 2 renewal today, but for "GCB" and a handful ...

Brothers Under the Bridge: Springsteen and Vietnam

Craig Werner | Posted 05.29.2012 | College
Craig Werner

"Support the troops" has, unforgivably, become a cliché, empty words echoing in a historical vacuum. Bruce Springsteen gives us an idea of what it means to make it real.

'The River' Finale: Will The River Let Them Go?

Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

Unless there was more going on than was revealed in this final hour of "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on ABC), then it seemed like a lot of filler build...

'The River': The Search For Emmet Ends, But Danger Doesn't

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

After several episodes where the team did little more than fight the Amazon River equivalent of the "monster of the week," suddenly "The River" (Tue.,...

'The River': Shocking Suprise On Emmet Cole's Lost Tapes

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

It was tapes on tapes on "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). The found footage thriller series also gave viewers more than ever seen before on Emme...

'The River': Escaping The Exodus By Sunrise

Posted 04.29.2012 | TV

"The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) mixed up the formula when the crew of The Magus encountered the crew of another ship, The Exodus, for the first ...

Maggie Furlong

EXCLUSIVE: Get To Know "The River's" Creepiest Character

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

We've been on "The River" and its scare-a-minute ride for three hours now, and the characters only seem to get more mysterious as we go. Before th...

Nicki Gostin

'The River' Star Bruce Greenwood Brings A Horror Story To The Jungle

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

What do you get when you set a paranormal horror story in the middle of the rainforest? ABC's "The River," which has the perfect elements for an enjoy...

The Week In Ouch

Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment

In the second installment of our weekly roundup of brutal, if over the top, reviews, a desperate "Bachelor" contestant made critics cringe when she tr...

'The River' Trend: Are Shorter Seasons The Way To Go?

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.09.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We're all familiar with the age-old adage, "Less is more;" but find me a TV fan who wouldn't eagerly take an extra 12 (or 24, or 48, or non-stop until...

'The River' Premiere: Evil In The Panic Room

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

ABC debuted its bold new horror-mystery series "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) with a two hour premiere. The series features the found footage f...

Should You Take A Scary Trip Down 'The River'?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.08.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"The River" isn't terrible, but it's fairly indicative of ABC's post-"Lost" flailing ... ABC has tried and tried again to replicate parts of the "Lost" formula, but with more timid concepts and less imaginative executions.

Will You Watch 'The River'?

Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

Still have questions about "The River"? Well, it's a mysterious show -- that's kind of the point. I got a little bit of scoop when I interviewed t...

What To Watch: TV Picks For Feb. 6 - 12

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Stephanie Earp | Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

Smash - Monday February 6, 10 p.m. ET/PT, CTV/NBC Capitalizing on the resurgent popularity of all things Marilyn, this "Glee"-for-grown-ups is set ...

What To Watch On TV This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.05.2012 | TV

This week is full of big premieres, major milestones and some Valentine's Day love. NBC's "Smash" and ABC's "The River" both premiere, and AMC's "...

Maggie Furlong

'The River' Cast Previews Spooky New Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 02.03.2012 | TV

If you liked the mysteries and the gorgeous scenery of "Lost," and the jump-out-of-your-seat scariness of "Paranormal Activity," then ABC's goosebump-...

Review: Gary U.S. Bonds 70th Birthday Show at B.B. King's; Swingin' With Daddy G

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The Roadhouse Rockers wuz rockin' -- keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, and three-piece horn section.