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2011-05-13 07:00:00

Plácido Domingo to be interviewed live on Facebook by BlackCreek Artistic Advisor, Marvin Hamlisch - Today, Friday, May 13 @ 2:00 PM EST To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/blackcreek-summer-music-festival/blackcreek-summer-music-festival TORONTO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ - The BlackCreek Summer Music Festival announced it will be going social on Facebook® Platform.  The new annual summer music festival series will launch...

2009-12-15 13:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television, the leading entertainment destination for women, has received four nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, including the Lifetime Original Movie Georgia O'Keeffe (Best Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); Joan Allen, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby (Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); and Jeremy Irons, Georgia...

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2009-05-15 21:12:29

Broadway's Billy Elliot: The Musical won the Drama League Award for distinguished production of a musical in New York Friday. God of Carnage won the league's top prize for a play, while Hair took the revival of a musical honor and Blithe Spirit the revival of a play accolade. Australian actor Geoffrey Rush won the distinguished performance award for his work in the play Exit the King. The awards were presented at the 75th annual Drama League Awards ceremony and luncheon at the Marriott...

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2009-04-27 07:33:05

Impressionism, a new American play by Michael Jacobs, is set to close at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre May 10, show representatives said. Starring Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons, it will have played 23 previews and 56 regular performances. Directed by Jack O'Brien, the play's cast features Marsha Mason, Andre De Shields, Michael T. Weiss, Aaron Lazar, Margarita Levieva and Hadley Delany. Previews began Feb. 28 and the play opened March 24. The production marks Allen's first return to...

2008-11-06 21:00:14

Bob Balaban has signed on to direct the U.S. television movie "Georgia O'Keeffe," starring Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons, Lifetime said Thursday. Balaban, an actor-writer who helped pen and produce "Gosford Park," will direct the TV movie about the famous artist, which was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cristofer. "Lifetime is committed to being a destination for top creative talent, providing an environment that allows filmmakers to deliver their projects to a broad audience,"...

2008-10-10 00:00:24

THE WORD ON... "What we crave here is subtlety, a more nuanced approach to such complex subjects. Instead, we must make do with dreamy portraits of the English landscape, and a clutch of beautiful young things." www. thefirstpost.co.uk "At a mere two hours, it's an experience for newcomers to Waugh's story, not hardcore superfans who've read the book and own the DVDs and follow the career of Jeremy Irons and go on tourist junkets to Castle Howard (the location used for this version and the...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou and Russell Brand reportedly have signed on for the big-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." The Hollywood Reporter said Julie Taymor is directing the film version of Shakespeare's supernatural play. Taymor previously adapted a tragedy written by Shakespeare for her film "Titus" and directed last year's movie musical "Across the Universe." She also was the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed stage version of "The Lion...

2008-10-05 00:00:16

By Demetrios Matheou This pale cinematic version of Evelyn Waugh's novel can't emerge from the shadow of the classic TV adaptation Film Brideshead Revisited Julian Jarrold 132 MINS, 12A How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Robert B Weide 106 MINS, 15 It may seem obvious and a journalistic knee-jerk to compare the first film adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited with the "classic" television series of the Eighties, that is to say with something made 27 years ago and...

2008-10-03 18:00:20

By John Beifuss "Appaloosa" might be described as a routine Western, except that in the filmgoing culture of 2008, there's nothing routine about the pleasures of a well-made and entertaining movie about gunfighters, an evil rancher, a piano-playing saloon girl and hostile Apaches in the Old West. The movie was directed and co-scripted by its star, Ed Harris, working from a 2005 novel by Robert B. Parker (author of the "Spenser" detective series). Harris does a fine job, but he should have...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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