Despite Bottom, the lovers, Oberon and Titania, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has either no leads or too many. No single character-line drives the action and everyone comes from different worlds…
Just for Laughs Theatricals
Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you. With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of…
The Walt Disney Studios clearly went to the D23 Expo to impress, offering up its big hitters like Thor, Captain America, Maleficent, Cinderella, even Mary Poppins. But as it promoted 11 live action…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Lu Chuan's epic demands rigorous attention from anyone unfamiliar with Chinese history, making expansion beyond fest and arthouse venues unlikely.
After making the festival rounds over the past year, including New York's Stony Brook Film Festival where it won the grand prize in Aug., 2012, "AKA Doc Pomus," about the songwriter behind such hits…
Fox and "Motown" producer Kevin McCollum have formed a joint venture to develop live stage productions based on the studio's titles. They are joined by Tom McGrath and film producer John Davis.
Disney Theatrical Prods. has quietly initiated early explorations of a live stage show featuring the Muppets, commencing late last month with a short but elaborate presentation directed by Alex…
Brit thesp Mark Rylance will reprise his two lead roles in the Shakespeare's Globe all-male productions of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III" on Broadway this fall in a double bill with a cast that…
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
Paramount Pictures and The Montecito Picture Co. have come on board middle-school comedy "The Dunderheads" with Tyler Spindle attached to direct.
Never underestimate the power of a good-bad musical, which can make consenting adults yearn to be dancing queens and adolescent witches and, in the case of "Kinky Boots," drag queens in…