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God of Carnage

The Parenting Trap

George Heymont | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If there is one area of grave concern for any parent, it is the thought that their child is vulnerable to attack. But what happens when the child of your dreams -- the apple of your eye -- starts acting like a belligerent little bastard?

Doing Carnage to Carnage

Warren Adler | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Warren Adler

Some, but not all live theatrical productions transfer well into movies. The movie Carnage is one of those most unfortunate cases.

Marcia Gay Harden Lands NBC Comedy Pilot

Posted 01.08.2012 | TV

Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden is trying her hand at something new. The actress has landed the lead role in NBC's latest comedy pilot, "Isabel." Ha...

Movie Review: Carnage

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Carnage refocuses itself in this film. Unlike the play, it is not simply about the breakdown of civilization -- or at least, of civilized behavior. It's about the very untwining of the ties that shelter civilization from the dominance of self-interest.

Visiting Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The new Guthrie is a gorgeous tower of a building, a vertical experience bathed in a royal blue. Its lobby is spacious, but leads to escalators (or elevators) that whisk you to the performance spaces upstairs.

Kate Winslet Goes Absolutely Nuts

Posted 10.19.2011 | Celebrity

"I am glad our son kicked the sh*t out of your son and I wipe my ass with your human rights!" Well, then, Kate Winslet! The Oscar-winning actres...

Theater Review: God of Carnage With Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden

Jason Mannino | Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Jason Mannino

There is theater history to be witnessed on the stage of Ahmanson Theater, where God of Carnage opened on Wednesday night.

Quick! Get to Chicago Before the Window Closes on 25 Years of The Oprah Winfrey Show

Pam Grout | Posted 06.03.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The good news? Tickets to the show are free. Bad news? Getting them is akin to getting an audience with Kate Middleton.

An Interview With Jeff Daniels

Ben Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ben Evans

Actor Jeff Daniels has established a reputation for versatility on the big screen -- however, most don't know just how far Daniels' creative ambition extends.

First Nighter: Young Women Behave Badly in Bachelorette and So Does Bachelorette

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Now at Second Stage Uptown we're given 29-year-old Leslye Headland's Bachelorette, which takes place in a hotel room the night before a wedding.

Tribeca Film Festival: Juror Hope Davis' Special Relationship

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cynthia Ellis

Hope Davis is instantly recognizable to New Yorkers. As soon as we are in the elevator heading downstairs to the coffee shop, we are besieged by an immaculately dressed couple.

Jeff Daniels acts out writer's block

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

He plays a man with writer's block in his latest film, Paper Man, but Jeff Daniels has no problem getting the words to flow when he sits down to write...

Janet McTeer embraces Carnage

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actress Janet McTeer relaxes her 6-foot-plus frame in her dressing-room chair backstage at the Bernard Jacobs Theater and coaxes the dregs of a home-m...

Jeff Daniels To Return To "God Of Carnage"

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The producers of "God of Carnage" showed a playful touch this afternoon, announcing that Jeff Daniels -- who appeared in the original cast last year -...

Seeing Stars in Hollywood and New York

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Just as the Hollywood Powers That Be are beginning to consider the lessening impact of box-office stars, the Broadway Powers That Be are concluding the only box-office sure-things are star names.

2009 TONY AWARDS: "Billy Elliot", & "God Of Carnage" Steal The Show

News from America's hottest theater city | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Billy Elliot", the inspirational movie-turned-musical about a working-class Yorkshire kid who dances away from strife and poverty, dominated the 63rd...

Tony Nominations 2009: 'Billy Elliot' Leads, 'God Of Carnage' Does Well

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — "Billy Elliot," the tale of a British coal miner's son who dreams of becoming a dancer, has the potential of winning a record number ...

James Gandolfini Preps For Broadway Debut

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

James Gandolfini had people praying for their lives on a regular basis as mobster Tony Soprano. But to land a role in Broadway's "God of Carnage," wh...

James Gandolfini Heads To Broadway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Get ready. Tony Soprano on Broadway. James Gandolfini _ from HBO's classic mob series "The Sopranos" _ will star with Jeff Daniels, ...