| Nov 5, 2010
| 9:37 PM
Stetson University's Stover Theatre continues its 105th season with four plays by comic dramatist Christopher Durang. These short comedies will be directed by students of Stetson's Advanced Directing class and will run from Nov. 11-14. The plays are â...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
British lighting cameraman Ronald Neame shot Noel Coward and David Lean's landmark WWII drama In Which We Serve, in the middle of the war in Britain. He came to greater fame as a director, and worked for decades on spy thrillers, dramas, comedies,...
| May 3, 2010
| 1:36 PM
NEW YORK -- Actress Lynn Redgrave has died after a seven-year battle with breast cancer, according to her family.
She was 67.
Her publicist Rick Miramontez, speaking on behalf of her children, said Redgrave died peacefully Sunday night at her home in...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 9:39 AM
It's doubtful that records are kept about this sort of thing, but consider the possibility that "Clash of the Titans" is the first film to be made worse by being in 3-D.
Not that this remake of the creaky 1981 original, best remembered for a slumming...
| Jul 21, 2010
Lots of people die ironically nasty deaths in the bucolic English countryside, at least in the popular British TV series "Midsomer Murders" and in many of the much-loved 80-plus mystery novels of Dame Agatha Christie.
We know because we're addicted to...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 8:51 PM
The Laguna Playhouse is gearing up to celebrate its 90th (that's right, 90th) season in 2010-11, but somehow it won't be quite the same as the past 20.
Andrew Barnicle, the playhouse's popular and highly skilled artistic director, who has held the...
| Oct 23, 2010
Imagine if a deceased former lover rose from the dead to disrupt your marriage. Would your preference be for her to thrash about the house and wreak havoc? Or would a ghoulish presence that serves more to annoy than frighten be a more suitable option?...
| Feb 8, 2011
Lesley M.M. Blume, the New York editor of an online culture and style website, hardly cuts the profile of someone with her Manolo Blahniks stuck in the cement of the past.
Which makes it all the more curious that she stitches her days with a bevy of...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:29 PM
When Noel Coward's "Private Lives" takes the stage of the Laguna Playhouse next weekend, it'll mark the end of an era — a 20-year era for its director, Andrew Barnicle.
Barnicle signed on back in 1991 as the artistic director of the playhouse and...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:20 PM
All good things must come to an end, and for Andrew Barnicle, his 20-year stint as artistic director of the Laguna Playhouse winds up with his revival of Noel Coward's "Private Lives," opening this weekend.
For Barnicle, the past two decades have been...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 10:09 AM
SO YOU KNOW
Elizabeth Taylor’s star blazed brightly in Danville during the summer of 1956, when she came to town with fellow stars Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin and Rod Taylor for the filming of the Civil War epic “Raintree...