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32 min ago | Ain't It Cool News

Meryl Streep Bewitches the First Into the Woods Poster

INTO THE WOODS is setting itself up to be one of the big Holiday movies of the year. It's got all the prerequisites huge cast of well-known actors, fantasty-driven premise, magic, mystery, charm, Steven Sondheim you name it.


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Celebrities, Johnny Depp

4 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Stage is set for new generation to shine in war play

THE children of Mike and Nikki Sly, stalwarts of the Swindon drama scene, are proving to be chips off the old block as they tread the boards alongside their parents. Max and Annie Sly are taking part in the autumn production of Oh! What A Lovely War by the Phoenix Players at Swindon's Arts Centre , in Devizes Road, Old Town , from Wednesday, September 24 to Saturday, September 27. The players' new season starts with their own tribute to the centenary that marks the start of the First World War.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Oh! What a Lovely War, Arts, Poetry

8 hrs ago | ETonline

John Travolta Addresses Gay Rumors, Pending Lawsuit By an Alleged Former Lover

In a new interview with The Daily Beast , John Travolta, 60, opens up about rumors that he's gay -- specifically a lawsuit from a man who alleged he was Travolta's former pilot, and that the two were engaged in a relationship that was more than professional. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Douglas Gotterba -- who worked for John Travolta's aircraft company Alto in the '80s -- will get the opportunity to argue in a lawsuit that he holds no confidentiality duties to the Grease actor, and is therefore free to write a book he's allegedly been planning.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Grease, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

12 hrs ago |

Curl Up in Front of the Fire With the Perfect Christmas Read

Three of the most beloved Christian authors of World War II -era fiction have come together to gift their readers with the new Christmas release, Where Treetops Glisten , a collection of three Christmas novellas. Tricia Goyer , Cara Putman and Sarah Sundin invite readers to turn back the clock to days gone by as they listen to Bing Crosby sing of sleigh bells in the snow and get to know the Turner family.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Bing Crosby, Jazz, Lafayette, IN

17 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

X Factor Platt: I'm scared of Scary

X Factor hopeful Lauren Platt has confessed Scary Spice Mel B was the judge who made her the most nervous. The 16-year-old from Essex impressed at the arena auditions with her rendition of Whitney Houston's How Will I Know with the former Spice Girl telling her "I'm so excited right now I could slap you.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!

21 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

George Clooney to get prize for humanitarian work

Hollywood megastar George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes for his work on screen and off, the organization said. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which decides the awards, said on Monday that Clooney was chosen in large part for his humanitarian work, in particular for speaking out against the genocide in Darfur.


Related Topix: The Descendants, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, Music!, Thriller, ER, Crime Movies, Soap Opera, Syriana, Adventure, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Sep 15, 2014

National Ledger

Ashley Tisdale French - Actress Newly Married to Christopher French, Takes Surname

Ashley Tisdale has taken on her husband's surname. The 29-year-old actress married her rocker beau Christopher French last Monday in Santa Barbara, California, and wasted no time changing her name to Ashley Tisdale French on her Twitter account.


Related Topix: Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Ashley Tisdale, Santa Barbara, CA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Kids, Pants, Booze, Music: Trouble In River City And Always

Perhaps the most static conversation in American culture is the one about its constant decline. Today's music, today's actors, today's movies, today's media, today's food, today's habits, today's language - it's all going to hell, all of it, and it's taking us with it, no matter when today is.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Music Man, Family, Drama Movies, John Lennon, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Shirley Jones, Robert Preston

Albany Times Union

Review: Streisand's timeless 'Partners' soars

Barbra Streisand's "Partners" isn't just about star-powered duets, but partnerships of love and family. It's a love album for the ages, as fit for your anniversary as your parents' or your child's wedding.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Classical, Love Me Tender, Western, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Entertainment

Humboldt Beacon

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella," is slated to attend the Sept. 23 production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and join the cast during the curtain call to sing "Ten Minutes Ago."


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Los Angeles, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews

Lake County Record-Bee

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

Warren starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella." She is slated to attend the Sept.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Ginger Rogers, Eugene, OR

Daily Herald

Music on Stage Presents Meet Me In St. Louis

John and Esther in Meet Me In St. LouisRick Johnson Currently in its 57th year, Music on Stage is pleased to present a season of family-friendly musicals at the Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, located at 150 East Wood Street in Palatine, IL. Meet Me In St. Louis, the heart-warming family-friendly musical runs through September 21st .


Related Topix: Meet Me in St. Louis, Comedy Movies, Family, Buffalo Grove, IL, Palatine, IL, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Angus Lennie dead: Great Escape's The Mole dies aged 84

The Glasgow-born actor was best known for his role alongside Steve McQueen in the classic wartime escape drama but had also parts in TV favourites including Crossroads, Keeping Up Appearances and Monarch of the Glen. Glasgow-born Lennie featured in a number of roles across film and television, including the long-running ITV soap Crossroads.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Oh! What a Lovely War, Tunes of Glory, Angus Lennie

Around Town: An Alice in Wonderland party for the artists

Ottawa Senators player Chris Neil with his wife, Caitlin, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Kanata at the grand opening of Central Bierhaus, a new Bavarian inspired gastro'sports pub that he's part-owner of.


Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Canada,

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Star Tribune

Presnell sang in 'Molly Brown'

Q: My wife and I recently saw the old movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and were highly impressed with Harve Presnell's singing. Was this really his voice, or was it dubbed? A: That was Presnell, a trained singer who worked from time to time in musicals.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Western, Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Harve Presnell, Debbie Reynolds, William H. Macy, My Fair Lady, Family, Entertainment

'The Great Muppet Caper' is a rich and charming love story

Following the disappearance of a priceless diamond necklace, the Muppets, led by Kermit the Frog , journey to London to interview fashion designer Lady Holiday and solve the mystery of the missing jewels. When aspiring model, Miss Piggy, is framed by the real culprits who stole the jewels, it falls to Kermit to bring the truth to light and restore his beloved Miss Piggy's name.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Family, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz, Celebrities, Diana Rigg


John Travolta crashed a wedding with...

John Travolta has revealed he crashed a wedding with the late Robin Williams whilst they were at a hotel in Santa Barbara. John Travolta has revealed he crashed a wedding with the late Robin Williams whilst they were at a hotel in Santa Barbara.


Related Topix: Old Dogs, Comedy Movies, Grease, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta, Robin Williams, Suicide, Entertainment

The Columbian

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

The film's writer-director Mel Brooks and actresses Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr gathered at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night for a 40th-anniversary screening of their comedy classic. As they posed for photos, Brooks and Leachman flanked Garr, who was in a wheelchair.


Related Topix: The Producers, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Mel Brooks, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Gene Wilder, Theater, Arts

Shirley MacLaine puts her life on stage

MARC Jacobs closed New York Fashion Week with a bold statement about beauty, sending his supermodels down the catwalk makeup-free. SAM Worthington and his girlfriend Lara Bingle are facing a $11 million lawsuit following their violent punch-up with a New York photographer.


Related Topix: Steel Magnolias, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, The Trouble with Harry, Short, Sweet Charity, Terms of Endearment, Celebrities, Shirley MacLaine, Australia, World News,

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Rebuilding - The Master Builder' for stage, then screen

With their latest project, Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory have outdone themselves threefold. In the early '90s, they famously workshopped and rehearsed Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" for nearly five years before teaming up with Louis Malle to translate the results into "Vanya on 42nd Street," the boundary-blurring film-theater hybrid.


Related Topix: My Dinner with Andre, Vanya on 42nd Street, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Princess Bride, Adventure, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Wallace Shawn, Family, Andre Gregory, Movies, Entertainment