| Jul 24, 2009
| 4:09 PM
Actor Barry Miller's wood, stone and glass retreat in the Hollywood Hills is for sale at $2,125,000.
Update: This version includes additional details on the extent of the work done to the property.
| Sep 12, 2009
Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series "MASH," co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and co-writing the classic movie comedy "Tootsie,"...
| Oct 15, 2009
Daniel Melnick, a producer and former head of production at MGM and Columbia studios who was known for making bold, literate and carefully crafted films that included "Network," "All That Jazz" and "Roxanne," has died. He was 77.
Melnick, who had...
| Oct 27, 2009
Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Today’s movie list was inspired by the latest book in my car CD player: “Jaws.” I read “Jaws” before the movie came out and loved it, but as I was perusing the shelves in the Allentown Public Library, it occurred......
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 12th Annual Monte Cristo Award in April 16.
Douglas is an alum of the Waterford theater center and has been active on its board over the years....
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Announcing a run of Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" through March 3, Colonial Players' February newsletter points out that 51/2 years have elapsed since its last staging of a Simon play.
Memories of the company's October 2006 production of "Jake's Women" make...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Northlight Theatre, which performs at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, has announced its 2012-13 season. The slate features the previously announced production of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," starring Tim Kazurinsky and George...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Neil Simon's"The Odd Couple" was such a big hit that he rewrote it for a mostly female cast. Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" eventually went coed as "Twelve Angry Jurors."
Neither of these plays, to my knowledge, ever was presented in both versions...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:39 AM
David Hyde Pierce will direct Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," which opens the main stage at Williamstown Theatre Festival June 26 to July 14. It marks the 58th season of WTF, located in the Massachusetts Berkshires, and the second...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:12 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...