With the Broadway revival of “Pippin” joining the handful of shows closing or going on hiatus in January — including musicals “Cinderella,” “Once” and “Motown” — Broadway has set the stage for the…
It's been a while since a serious, period epic of redemption amid political turmoil formed the basis of a large-scale original musical, and for that reason alone this Broadway tryout in Chicago…
“Amazing Grace,” the new musical that’s been seen in Gotham in a couple of industry presentations, has locked in a world premiere production as part of the Broadway in Chicago programming at the…
Mexican director Luis Mandoki has boarded Vietnam War indie drama "The Don Dawson Story" with plans to start lensing early next year.
Show biz figures like Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and LeAnn Rimes appeared at the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. “It’s an opportunity…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
Despite mixed reviews, Disney's "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" charmed many with its fantastical story about a boy sprung from the garden of an infertile couple -- not least because of Geoff…
Developing musical "Amazing Grace" will get a pair of industry readings next month with a cast toplined by Terrence Mann ("The Addams Family"), Matt Bogart ("Jersey Boys") and Quentin Earl Darrington…
Few know that the recording session of Aretha Franklin's 1972 album "Amazing Grace" was captured on film by Sydney Pollack.
"Amazing Grace" is a workmanlike costumer that distills Blighty's long battle for the abolition of slavery and the personalities behind landmark antislavery legislation into a tidy story of…