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Interview: Keeping August Wilson Alive

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If there was a Mount Rushmore for the faces of America's greatest playwrights, Ruben Santiago-Hudson says, August Wilson's face would be among them.

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

Ricky Martin To Perform 'Evita' Songs At Tony Awards

Posted 06.08.2012 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Get ready for some hardcore singing and dancing this weekend. On Sunday night, the 66th annual Tony Awards will kick off their...

Theater Review: Our Town in Santa Monica

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Thorton Wilder's play is arguably the greatest work in American dramatic literature. It combines elements of the mundane and universal, the quotidian and the divine, the parochial and the eternal.

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...

First Nighter: Genius Jazz Violinist Aaron Weinstein Meets Brilliant Jazz Singer Christine Ebersole in Dual Birdland Triumph

David Finkle | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's high time someone employs several hundred words to sing the praises of jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein for the widest audience possible.

'Catch Me If You Can' Musical Closing

AP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — There's now only a limited time to catch the Broadway musical "Catch Me If You Can." Producers said Tuesday that the Tony Award-nomi...

Exclusive Interview With Eve Ensler, Recipient of the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Marianne Schnall

Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is one of the most inspiring people on the planet, and I have been blessed to have a front row seat to her amazing journey.

One Man's Opinion: Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Adam Carolla Show | Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy
The Adam Carolla Show

Arnold... I'm in shock. Where do I begin? A Kennedy woman was cheated on?? I just can't wrap my mind around it. And Arnold, I thought you were suppose...

Theater Reviews: "Nixon In China!" Olympia Dukakis On A Milkcart! Bloody Ethan Hawke! More!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Here's a roundup of my theater-going for the past week covering all the new shows. I see The Whipping Man this weekend but had to miss AR Gurney's lat...

Defiant Daughter Emerges in Harlem Renaissance Era Drama

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

A distinctly New York play finally lands in the city when Knock Me A Kiss, by playwright Charles Smith, begins previews Thursday in its Off-Broadway premiere.

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...

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Documents Radio/TV Diva Gertrude Berg Popular from Great Depression Through McCarthy Era

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg underscores a unique moment in our history when the Jewish experience crossed over into households composed of African Americans and Midwesterners, as they all listened to The Rise of the Goldbergs.

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.

Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Cathleen Falsani

The big-screen incarnation of Doubt may be even more powerful than the play, particularly given the eerie similarities it bears to a very real drama that has unfolded in the Archdiocese of Chicago.