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The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale

Todd Klick | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Todd Klick

Hi HuffPost Readers, I'm thrilled to share an excerpt from my new ebook with you. It's titled The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Withi...

Quiara Alegria Hudes Wins Pulitzer Prize For Drama

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.16.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK — Quiara Alegria Hudes's play "Water by the Spoonful," about an Iraq war veteran struggling to find his place in the world, has won the...

The Indie on Demand Movie Review: Kinyarwanda

Dan Persons | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This time, we're looking at Kinyarwanda, a new drama in which director Alrick Brown uses a fractured timeline and mutable genres to portray how the Rwandan genocide of 1994 looked to those trapped in its madness.

What the Great Greek and Shakespearian Tragedies Have to Teach About Modern Crises

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Ian I. Mitroff

The senseless killing of Trayvon Martin is not only a monumental tragedy, but it has all the elements of the great epic Greek and Shakespearian traged...

'Regrets' Is Quietly Effective Drama

AP | by JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- There was an unhappy time in America when ratting out your friends for entertaining socialist ideas was considered by some in the governme...

'NCIS': Director Vance Must Choose Between Family And Duty

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

On "NCIS" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) Director Vance (Rocky Carroll) was torn between his duty at work and loyalty to his family after his brother-in-law...

Chekhov and Beckett Grace Los Angeles Stages

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

In a memorable production of Chekhov's The Seagull, presented by the Antaeus Company, a marvelous ensemble of classical actors based in LA, director Andrew J. Traister captures the brilliance and realism of Chekhov's rendition of the plight of humanity.

Beckett Reveals A Shocking Secret On 'Castle'

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

Regular viewers of "Castle" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on ABC) will remember Richard Castle pouring out his true feelings to Kate Beckett in the Season 3 final...

'Luck' Series Finale: Ace And Gus Outsmart A Contract Killer

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

Ever since HBO canceled "Luck" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on HBO) fans have been wondering if any of the main characters would be killed off. In Sunday nigh...

The First 'Doctor Who' Season 7 Trailer

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

Check out the brand new trailer for the upcoming "Doctor Who" Season 7. Showrunner Steven Moffat and executive producer Caroline Skinner premiered ...

Catherine Lawson

Matt Smith: I'm Staying With 'Doctor Who'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Lawson | Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

HuffPost TV sat down with "Doctor Who" stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan at the "Doctor Who" Convention in Cardiff, Wales on March 24 and 25 to talk a...

Catherine Lawson

Scoop From The 'Doctor Who' Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Lawson | Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

Attendees of Day 1 of the"Doctor Who" Convention in Cardiff, Wales had plenty to smile about. Not only did the March 24 audience get some serious ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Terence Davies on The Deep Blue Sea

Dan Persons | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Even if we were in the middle of a romance glut, The Deep Blue Sea would stand out as an intelligent, nuanced, devastating look at the vagaries of the human heart.

Stage Door: Tis Pity She's A Whore, Once

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home
Fern Siegel

Even in our shockproof age, the shattering production of Tis Pity She's a Whore grabs our attention. Now at BAM, John Ford's 17th-century drama is about the incestuous love between a brother and sister, or what the local friar calls "a leprosy of lust."

'NCIS': Gibbs And Ryan Kiss

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

Jamie Lee Curtis was back on "NCIS" (Tues., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) Tuesday night playing Dr. Samantha Ryan, and this time she got to lock lips with the sil...

'Southland' Season Finale: Cooper Confronts Tang

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

So, was "Southland" (Tues., 10 p.m. ET on TNT) star Michael Cudlitz right when he told HuffPost TV that the Season 4 Finale would break viewers hearts...

'Death Of A Salesman' Is A Powerhouse

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.19.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Now at the Barrymore, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy and Andrew Garfield as his lost son Biff, this soulful lament of missed dreams and misguided desires is staged with aching sensitivity by Mike Nichols.

'CSI': Russell Interrogates Prime Suspect In Student's Murder

Posted 03.15.2012 | TV

In "Trends With Benefits" the "CSI" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on CBS) team investigated the death of a recently murdered student whose photo had ended up tren...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Mike Wallis and Inge Rademeyer on Good for Nothing

Dan Persons | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

With Mike Wallis directing, writing, and producing and Inge Rademeyer as star and fellow producer, Good for Nothing takes advantage of its much-vaunted New Zealand locales for some Sergio Leone/John Ford impact, and throws in some impertinent, Kiwi attitude for kicks.

'Army Wives' Returns With A Major Game-Changer

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

"Army Wives" (Sun. 9 p.m. EST on Lifetime) finally returned to television screens Sunday night after a long hiatus, and Season 6 opened with a game-ch...

Asking for It (or Positive Thinking About Negative Feedback)

Mary Lou Quinlan | Posted 04.29.2012 | Good News
Mary Lou Quinlan

Afterwards, I sit onstage and ask, "How did you really feel?" It's not called a "talkback" for nothing. Suddenly, hearing their opinions isn't as much fun, especially for someone used to being the boss.

Eugene O'Neill Revival In 'Beyond The Horizon'

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Noted American playwright Eugene O'Neill had a melancholy view of life's possibilities, which didn't prevent him from winning several...

Maggie Furlong

'Southland' Scoop: Which Cop Is Not Coming Back?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

For three seasons, "Southland" fans loved watching the partner dynamics with the show's LAPD cops, but the current fourth season (Tuesdays, 10 p.m. ES...

Spartacus Gets His 'Vengeance' By Burning Down The Arena

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

What better way for Spartacus and his gang to exact revenge on the crowds that bayed for the gladiators' blood in the arena, than to burn down that ar...

Who'll Be The Governor On 'The Walking Dead'?

THR.com | Posted 02.24.2012 | TV

AMC's "The Walking Dead" has found its Governor. British actor David Morrissey has been cast to play the evil villain in the third season of the zombi...