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3 hrs ago | New York Post

7 performers who hit back at hecklers

Not everyone respects the key rule of theatergoing: Don't screw with the performers! This was driven home last week when a misguided Neil Patrick Harris fan nearly hijacked Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" by shrieking "I love you, Neil!" To Harris' credit, he stayed in character as an embittered German punk rocker: "I'm doing something up ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

James Earl Jones returning to Broadway this fall

The 87-year-old two-time Tony Award-winner will star in a fall revival of the zany "You Can't Take It With You," the 1936 comedy about an engagement that forces a wealthy uptight family to meet an off-kilter one.

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10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Il Divo to Bring 'a Musical Affair' with Lea Salonga to Benedum Center, 5/18

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Il Divo , with special guest Lea Salonga , will perform on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 7:30pm, at the Benedum Center.

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14 hrs ago | Evening News

Comedian and actor Omid Djalili announces he will visit Norwich...

Comedian and actor Omid Djalili has announced that he will visit Norwich as part of his 2015 tour - with tickets for the gig going on sale tomorrow morning.

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

Foster acknowledged her sexuality in a large scale announcement for the first time in a 2013 Golden Globes acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Lionsgate brings I, Frankenstein to Blu-ray and DVD

There have been a lot of new takes on classic monsters through the years with some working and others failing miserably.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Richard E. Grant went to Law school for 'Dom Hemingway'

The reason Richard E. Grant's character in "Dom Hemingway" seems a perfect fit is because the role was written for him.

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Los Angeles Times

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare , whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.

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Hollywood Reporter

'Speed' Fan Attempts to Collect Every VHS Copy

Ryan Beitz currently owns more than 500 VHS copies of the 1994 film starring Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper and Sandra Bullock.

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The Village Voice

WWII Drama Walking with the Enemy Crams a Lot of Big Ideas Into a Small Movie

In the World War II drama Walking with the Enemy , everything unrelated to the actual war feels like a nostalgic grandpa's rose-tinted recollections of the old country.

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Boston.com

Are you coming to work early enough? Boston workers get in at

A disgruntled computer programmer named Peter, played by Ron Livingston endures another lecture by his boss, played by Gary Cole in this scene from "Office Space."

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Rediff.com

Mahima, Manisha, Madhuri: Subhash Ghai's leading ladies, THEN and NOW

After 17 years, Ghai will launch yet another actress -- Mishti will play the title role in this week's release, Kaanchi.

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Playbill

Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina, Starring Patrick Page, John Cullum ...

Casa Valentina , a new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein about an upstate colony where heterosexual men dress as women, officially opens on Broadway April 23 at Manhattan Theatre Club 's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, following previews that began April 1. "Back in 1962, most men went to the Catskill Mountains to escape the summer ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Star Online

By my troth! 8 actors who have taken on Romeo, Henry V, Hamlet

From Loki to Shakespeare: Tom Hiddleston as the titular character in 'Henry V' from BBC Two's series of television film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays 'The Hollow Crown'.

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Brandon Sun

Jarmusch explores love among the undead in 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

Tilda Swinton, left to right, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and Anton Yelchin appear in a scene from "Only Loves Left Alive" in this undated handout photo.

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Examiner.com

Shakespeare turns 450 tomorrow, so watch the BBC adaptations on Amazon for $1.99

If you love Shakespeare and the BBC, then tomorrow would be a good time to celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday with these rentals! The rental prices are $1.99! So here's just some that you can rent: These classic BBC productions starred many greats like Anthony Hopkins, Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Claire Bloom, Derek Jacobi, and several other names.

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Film School Rejects

Required Reading: Dudesels in Distress and An MST3K Oral History

" 7 Dudes in Distress Who Needed Saving By Damsels " - Rob Bracken at io9 lists a bunch of bros who were in dire straits until the right woman came along to ensure they didn't die a horrible, horrible death.

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The Daily Beast

From - Clueless' to CluelessBy Lizzie Crocker

Diapers are 'pseudoscience.' Dairy leaves 'toxic sludge' in your uterus. And whatever you do, don't use tampons! Plus six more claims from the actress's new book of amazing promises.

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OUPblog

Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

On 23 April 2014 we celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Michael Fassbender Plots To Kill A King In New Macbeth Photos

The last directors to really leave their stamp on William Shakespeare's work and get away with it were Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Baz Luhrman.

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