| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Showtime has renewed its Emmy-winning drama "Homeland" for a third season in 2013, the network announced Monday.
The espionage thriller, starring Emmy winners Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, drew 5.2 million viewers when factoring in DVR playback for...
| May 6, 2012
Little Red Riding Hood has grown up.
Danielle Ferland, who played the sassy and spirited crimson-caped girl 25 years ago in the original Broadway production of "Into the Woods," is playing the role of The Baker's Wife in a revival of the musical at the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:03 AM
The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at "Modern Family" and "Homeland," but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatreto see how quickly popular tastes and Hollywood's most unpredictable awards show can change perceptions....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Coming off multiple Emmy wins last weekend, Showtime's "Homeland" has a tough mission as the thriller begins its highly anticipated second season (9 p.m. Sept. 30, Showtime; 4 stars out of 4). Will the outstanding quality of the writing and performances...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:37 PM
One of the leading nominees in this year's Emmy Awards, the superbly suspenseful Showtime drama series casts Claire Danes as a personally and professionally challenged CIA agent.
She suspects a newly returned U.S. prisoner of war (Damian Lewis) may...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage.
He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:32 AM
From my upcoming piece on Mandy Patinkin:
Patinkin becomes most excited when he talks about a new project that he’s been working off and on for two years with performer and drag artist Taylor Mac. Susan Stroman (Tony Award-winning director-...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:30 AM
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:25 PM
It's not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America's miniseries "The Hour" was last year.
But that's the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Yes, Mandy Patinkin saw "Saturday Night Live" spoof "Homeland" in a sketch this month. And no, the South Side native and Kenwood Academy High School alum wasn't insulted by Bill Hader's impression of him or the exaggerated impersonations of his "Homeland"...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:38 AM
As ambitious as it is, "The Wild Party" comes off as day two of a nonstop rave … and your buzz is crashing.
The Andrew Lippa musical is the opening show of the Boca Raton-based Outre Theatre Company's inaugural season and boasts a serviceable 15-...