The Kevin Spacey vehicle isn't without some annoying tics, and feels a little late boarding the bandwagon of projects with Washington politics as a backdrop.
The Kennedy Center has officially formed a search committee to fill the CEO role occupied for the past 12 years by Michael Kaiser, who will ankle at the end of his contract in December 2014.
Even Josie Rourke's smart, valiant revival of Friedrich Durrenmatt's 1961 "The Physicists" can't quite heal the rift between the drama and the dialectic.
It's not just the number of laughs that impresses in Jeremy Herrin's knockout production of Alan Ayckbourn's "Absent Friends," it's the length of them.
Thanks to the headline presence of Ralph Fiennes, Trevor Nunn's new production of "The Tempest," Shakespeare's last full-length play, has already bagged £1 million ($1.6 million) in pre-sales.
Broadway musical performer Paul Michael died July 8 of heart failure in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 84.
Sharp helming, likable leads, sterling supporting cast, and whistle-clean design concept are all offered up in the dubious cause of making narcissism look good.
Warner Independent Pictures has set "The Shield" exec producer Kurt Sutter to write and make his feature directing debut on "Awaken the Dragon."