With new plays thin on the ground for the 2013-14 Broadway season, Manhattan Theater Club has lined up one to watch, reteaming scribe John Patrick Shanley, who wrote Pulitzer winner "Doubt," with the…
Helen Hanft, the comedic actress who became a favorite of such writer-directors as Woody Allen, Paul Mazursky and Tom Eyen, died of intestinal complications on May 30 in New York. She was 79. Born in…
Blame it on the moon; after Olympia Dukakis won the Oscar as Cher's tough, sardonic mother in the 1987 romantic comedy "Moonstruck," she became both a household name and Hollywood's go-to actress for…
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A few of Hollywood's most biggest stars hustled to the ArcLight on April 24 for the AFI Night at the Movies celebration, where red carpet pandemonium and, as AFI topper Bob Gazzale said, a "firework…
The American Film Institute has revived its “Night at the Movies” program after a five-year hiatus. The event is set for April 24 at the ArcLight Hollywood. The program, presented with Target, is…
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Five years ago, actor Stephen Dillane and U.S. director Travis Preston co-created a hit one-man "Macbeth" at this address.
Actor Louis Guss, who appeared in hundreds of TV series, features and stage productions over his five decade career, died Sept. 29 in New York of natural causes. He was 90.
With imminent revivals of Broadway's third and fourth longest-running musicals, it seems inevitable that someone would revive the longest-running musical in the history of the world. After a mere 4½…
Unlike his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Doubt" and his Oscar-winning "Moonstruck," playwright John Patrick Shanley's "Beggars" doesn't have clean, linear clarity. It comes at you in non sequiturs, mixes…