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The Hartford CourantThroughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
Phew, 2011 was quite a year in Chicago theater. As the year comes to a close, ready for a quick tour back through the newsworthy highlights? The Black Ensemble Theater bowed a gorgeous, $19 million new home on the North Side. Stage 773 on Belmont...
Culture MonsterNotable 2011 deaths in drama and comedy included those of Arthur Laurents, Gil Cates, Vaclav Havel and Patrice O'Neal....
You know, a lot of people tell me their favorite part of the column is the obituaries. I'm really hurt. It is, however, that time of year to remember the A&E folks we lost in the past 12 months. Two-time Oscar winner Elizabeth Taylor died in March,...
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state. Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
Culture MonsterDavid C. Nichols reviews the Production Company's revival of Lanford Wilson's 'Fifth of July' at the Lex Theatre...
Playwright Lanford Wilson, a gentle writer from Missouri who wrote of urban desperation but most revealed his heart through rich and emotional dramas centered on the struggles of small-town Midwestern life, died Thursday at a hospital in Wayne, N.J. He...
Helen Stenborg Tony-nominated stage and screen actress Helen Stenborg, 86, a Tony-nominated stage, film and TV actress who was the wife of the late Tony Award-winning actor Barnard Hughes and mother of the Tony Award-winning director Doug Hughes, died...
AP Drama WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Helen Stenborg, a Tony-nominated stage, film and TV actress who was the wife of the late Tony Award-winning actor Barnard Hughes and mother of the Tony Award-winning director Doug Hughes, died Tuesday. She was 86. Stenborg, who...
John Dye Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel' John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...
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Culture MonsterL.A.'s Center Theatre Group announced Tuesday that its 2011 season for the Mark Taper Forum will feature a total of five productions, with star turns by John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis and the previously announced Jane Fonda. In addition, playwright...
Culture Monster“Modern Family’s” Ty Burrell is up for an Emmy on Sunday for his nuanced performance as a spacey dad in the critically raved-about sitcom. The strength of his performance rests, in part, on a motivating quality that Burrell picked up......
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