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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

'Catch Me If You Can' is next Woodminister musical

The popular movie "Catch Me If You Can," which starred former Oakland hills resident Tom Hanks, is being presented as a musical this month as part of Producers Associates' Woodminster Summer Musicals.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Alameda, CA, Piedmont, CA

6 hrs ago | Tivyside Advertiser

Open-air family theatre

There's more open-air family theatre to round off the summer, with a fantastic performance of The Three Musketeers at Narberth Rugby Club on August 25. Boxtree Productions are bringing their first family friendly musical adaptation to Narberth, with action, swordfights, original songs, and a little bit of romance, there's something for the whole ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, The Three Musketeers, Thriller, Adventure

10 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

William Dear Says Freedom, R.I.P.

"We sat down and thought, we want to make a film, what can we afford? And we went, well, a biker movie or a horror movie."


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Angels in the Outfield, Drama Movies, Harry and the Hendersons, Comedy Movies

14 hrs ago |

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Peter Pan On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams

Mysterious Lady Initially starting out with a score by Mark Charlap & Carolyn Leigh , with eventual additional material provided by Jule Styne , Betty Comden and Adolph Green , PETER PAN has a unique and unusual backstory - even when compared to the bizarre historical trajectories of many items in the Golden Age musical theatre canon.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Adventure, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening, Mary Martin, Betty Comden, Broadway

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Steve Carell Will Headline Disney's Brooklyn Family Robinson

Not just a great comedian, but a savvy businessman, Steve Carell has been producing his own vehicles since the 2005 smash hit The 40-Year-Old Virgin .


Related Topix: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Adventure, Swiss Family Robinson

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Classic Family Reading

She's met outrageous friends, fought off flying monkeys and even slayed a pair of witches.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Adventure, The Wizard of Oz, Musical Movies, Kansas

Drew Barrymore releases statement following half-sister's death

Drew Barrymore has spoken about her half-sister's death. The Blended star publicly addressed the loss telling Entertainment Tonight in a statement: " Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Drew Barrymore, Entertainment

Evening Sun

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

This May 5, 2014 file photo shows Allison Williams at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," in New York.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Adventure, Musical Movies, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, The Mindy Project

USA Today

Zac Efron opens up to Bear Grylls about addiction issues

High School Musical alum Zac Efron shocked everyone when he completed a stint in rehab last year, but since then, he's been pretty open about his decision to seek help.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies, Zac Efron, Entertainment

Amazing castle stays

Are you looking to create that "definable moment" for your next vacation? Perhaps you'd like to indulge that noble heritage you recently discovered through Enjoy a catered picnic along the shores of a private fishing lake? Or dabble in some equestrian activity while visiting the Royal Stables? With a little advance planning you can ... (more)


Related Topix: Robin Hood, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies

Boise Weekly

Guilty Displeasures

Our nation's purveyors of pomp have failed their charge. In the simplest terms, movie studios have turned their backs on the nation's audiences; and those audiences, in turn, have turned away from the silver screen and toward their TV screens.


Related Topix: Boise, ID, Oblivion, Western, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, After Earth

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KZBB-FM Fort Smith

iHeartRadio puts Jenny in the hot seat

Jenny Lewis has revived her solo career with a brand new album The Voyager . The new album features her single "Just One Of The Guys" and is her first solo album in six years! Jenny tells iHeartRadio, "A lot happens in six years."


Related Topix: The Wizard, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Troop Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Unusual sea creatures sail back to Monterey Bay

Velella velellas, also known as by-the-wind-sailors, have returned to Monterey Bay of late.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Golden Globe Awards, Moss Landing, CA

Ain't It Cool News

Find Out How E.T. Nearly Killed Video Games In Trailer For Zak Penn's Documentary, Atari: Game Over

Nearly everything associated with E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in 1982 was a runaway success.


Related Topix: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Drama Movies


The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a particle be separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious journal, Nature Communications , published the results of the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from its magnetic field, conducted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Vienna University of Technology.


Related Topix: Chapman University, Orange, CA, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Physics, Science


. . . and don't call me Shirley

A few weeks ago, I did a column on "essential" movie quotes, which was prompted by newfound awareness of a growing lack of cultural consciousness, especially among the younger generations.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Robert Duvall, Sport Movies, The Pride of the Yankees, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Dirty Harry, Action Movies

Ilkeston Advertiser

Bloomin' marvellous! How award-winning gardening club has grown

Today the 'Tiser can reveal the inspiration behind an award-winning gardening club at an Ilkeston school which has gone on to impress both royalty and famous celebrities with its horticultural excellence.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Alice in Wonderland, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies

Eva Green for upcoming Tim Burton film?

Eva Green is reportedly in negotiations to star in Tim Burton's upcoming fantasy flick 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children', based on the Ransom Riggs novel of the same name.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Dark Shadows, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Eva Green

James Shigeta, Star of Flower Drum Song Film, Passes Away

According to Variety , Asian-American actor James Shigeta , known for his role as 'Wang Ta' in the 1961 film adaptation of the Broadway musical FLOWER DRUM SONG, died today, July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Asian-American, Nancy Kwan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Actor James Shigeta is dead at age 81

Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Flower Drum Song, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, New York University, Entertainment, Drama, Television


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