That “Glee” star Cory Monteith will be among an exclusive group of actors getting a special memorial tribute at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was to be expected given the industry and its fans…
God Of Carnage Casting
British theater director Matthew Warchus (“God of Carnage”) is set to direct “Pride,” an ensemble period dramedy toplined by Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West. Based on a true story, script…
An Indian Olympic running legend gets the lavish biopic treatment in this rousing and handsomely crafteds ports drama.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
James Gandolfini will forever be defined by Tony Soprano, a fact that scarcely diminished his work on the bigscreen and stage.
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict’s review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
A new Canadian production of the 25th anniversary staging of "Les Miserables" and the world preem of a tango musical staged by Broadway regular Sergio Trujillo join the Gotham-bound "Aladdin" among…
This acid-drenched four-hander never shakes off a mannered, hermetic feel that consistently betrays its theatrical origins. Classy cast and pedigree should yield favorable specialty returns.
The 2010-11 Broadway season continues to fall into place, with "La Bete" nailing down dates.
Snarling comedy about social graces devolves into a more primal state of belligerent self-interest.
Examining how the straitjacket of civilized society can barely contain the primitive beast within,"God of Carnage" picks an easy target in the complacent bourgeoisie. But the savagery of its…