After actress Rita Wilson saw Nia Vardalos' one-woman play My Big Fat Greek Wedding in Los Angeles, she was so convinced it could be a movie that she and husband Tom Hanks produced what became one of the most profitable films of all-time. When Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson approached Wilson about t ... More >>
David Alan Grier has certainly come a long way from his In Living Color days. He's done tons of movies, he kills in Poker, he's a two time Tony nominee, the author of the book "Barack Like Me," and he was even on Dancing With The Stars! The one thing that shines the brightest amongst his many ta ... More >>
Michelle Woo/OC WeeklyUnder the warm evening sky, Idina Menzel glided onto the stage and opened with the jazzy "Life Of The Party," a fitting selection because for the next hour and a half, she most certainly was."I got a new dress for you!" she announced, showing off her flowing fuchsia evening ... More >>
Scr.orgMartin Benson and David EmmesIt's not exactly a seismic shift, but whenever two main forces behind a major artistic institution decide to step down, it's a very big deal.
And that's what's happening at South Coast Repertory, a theater that (sorry, Will Ferrell and Jenna Haze) is, ha ... More >>
While it's an obvious nod to the fact that February is Black History Month, George Wolfe's The Colored Museum, which opens this weekend at UC Irvine, is also right in time for those who blanch at the thought of the Hallmark holiday of Feb. 14. It's all about hate.
Okay, maybe it has absolutely no ... More >>
Matt Stroshane/Disney ParksSo when Disney announced some months ago their plans to release a full-length feature done the "old-fashioned way"--meaning 2D--who wasn't excited? While Pixar's miraculously long lasting hit parade have been major crowd pleasers, a return to the Broadway-style musicals ... More >>