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2 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years

This photo provided by ITV/Acorn TV shows David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's "Poirot: Curtain, Poirot's Last Case," premiering exclusively on Acorn TV.


Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, David Suchet, Arts

3 hrs ago |

The World Premiere of My Life Is A Musical July 29 - August 31 at Bay Street Theater

July 12, 2014 - Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL .


Related Topix: Arts, Musical Theater

7 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Theater Tulsa mounts ambitious production of 'Les Miserables'

It's only been about a year that the rights for the full production of the enormously popular musical "Les Miserables" have been available to local theaters, and few have attempted to mount such a technically difficult production.


Related Topix: Arts, Tulsa, OK, Musical Theater

11 hrs ago | The Island Packet

PETA blasts chimps theater appearance at 'Planet of the Apes' in Myrtle Beach + video

PETA is calling supporters to action more than a week after two chimpanzees went to the movies for the premier of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach.


Related Topix: Activism, Myrtle Beach, SC, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Q&A with Michael Chernus of WGN America's 'Manhattan'

He won a 2011 OBIE Award and has appeared in numerous productions on stage and in film.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Theater drops to be removed from Winona temple

In this July 24, 2014 photo, Chad Ubl, the Winona's community services director, helps raise a drop so it could be photographed at the Masonic Temple in Winona, Minn.


Related Topix: Winona, MN, Arts

The Reporter

Mira's 'black box' theater features 'City Sugar'

Director Tina Arriola sits at the deejay console set for the Mira Theatre Guild black box theater production of 'City Sugar,' which is currently being performed, while Arriola is in rehearsals with 'Play Misty for Me' at the Vallejo venue.


Related Topix: Arts, Vallejo, CA

Aurora Advocate

Dynamics theater in Tallmadge stages regional premiere of 'Addams Family' musical

Fans of the quintessential kooky, spooky Addams Family can see Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsly, Uncle Fester and more in Dynamics Community Theatre's production "The Addams Family: A New Musical."


Related Topix: Tallmadge, OH, Arts, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Stow, OH, Entertainment

Berkshire Eagle

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Arts

The Tribune

Gun law based on flawed estimate

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Guns, US News, Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ruidoso News

What do I love about the Spencer Theater?

The Ruidoso News held a contest to win a ticket package to Saturday's Ottmar Leibert concert at the Spencer Theater.


Related Topix: Arts, Ruidoso, NM, Alamogordo, NM

The Star Online

Theater camps spotlight young talent

The Kathie Burgin Children's Workshop Theater presents this summer its 25th show, "Don't Count Your Chickens Until They Cry Wolf."


Related Topix: Arts


Shia LaBeouf appears in court

Shia LeBeouf appeared in Manhattan criminal court Thursday morning over charges stemming from a June incident at a Broadway performance of "Cabaret."


Related Topix: Celebrities, Shia LaBeouf, Arts, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment


Beckett link brings 'Happy Days' back to Northern ...

The man who brought an opera to Britain's biggest rock festival is using the enigmatic plays of Samuel Beckett to lure tourists back to a town better known for one of Northern Ireland's worst 'Troubles'.


Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom, Arts

The Wichita Eagle

Fire destroys historic theater in Abilene

Dickinson County Emergency Management Director Chancy Smith said the theatre was a total loss.


Related Topix: Arts, Abilene, KS, Dickinson County, KS, Wichita, KS

The Day

Colonial Theater goes comic with 'Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged'

There's some heavy lifting for the trio of actors taking on the complete works of Shakespeare, from left, Jason Guy, Mark Irish and Paul Romero.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Monterey County Herald

Theater preview: Get out, see dramatic reading of play about agoraphobic

Critically acclaimed author Phyllis Theroux will be in town for the dramatic reading of her play "The Companion" this weekend at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts in Carmel.


Related Topix: Arts, California

Wed Jul 23, 2014


"Shakespeare in Love" bows on London stage - with the dog

The 1998 hit movie "Shakespeare in Love" wove the Bard's famous words into a Hollywood romantic comedy.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Shakespeare in Love, Arts, Celebrities, Joseph Fiennes

Denver Post

Theater shooting: CBI analyst testifies all bullets at crime scene link back to Holmes

A bullet leaves the barrel of a Smith & Wesson M&P15 traveling at 3,000 feet per second, covering the space of a large room seven times faster than a human can react.


Related Topix: Arts

Northwest News and Tribune

Youth theater group to put on original production

Annie Cerillo, a director of the Broadway Bound youth theater group at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, decided that “The Wizard of Oz” would be a can't- miss idea.


Related Topix: Arts, Kids, Family