• WTF plans annual N.Y. gala - 12/19/2014 01:21 PM EST
    WTF plans annual N.Y. gala

    12/19/2014 01:21 PM EST
    NEW YORK >> Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short and two-time Tony Award-winner and Williamstown veteran Katie Finneran headline Williamstown Theatre Festival's annual gala 6:30 p. 
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    Musical based on 'The School of Rock' eyes Broadway
    12/19/2014 10:23 AM EST - NEW YORK >> Rockers, rejoice: The Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" may be going, but get ready for "The School of Rock. Full Story

    Shakespeare musical heading for Broadway
    12/18/2014 11:24 AM EST - NEW YORK >> William Shakespeare is heading back to Broadway — but this time he'll be mocked in a musical. Full Story

    Actress-teacher Kristin Wold expands her horizons
    12/17/2014 11:20 AM EST - LENOX >> Nature. science and Greek mythology come together in "Thetis," a dance-theater piece by Kristin Wold that will have a one-performance-only premiere 5 p. Full Story

    Jackman picks up new skills for Broadway play
    12/15/2014 01:00 PM EST - NEW YORK >> Before Hugh Jackman could appear in his current Broadway play, "The River," he had to learn his lines, dig deep into his character and do something he's never done before: gut a fish. Full Story

    "A Christmas Carol" makes annual visit to the Colonial
    12/11/2014 02:28 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> If Berkshire Theatre Group CEO/artistic director Kate Maguire heard it once on a recent drive to New York, she heard it repeatedly on one radio station after another — a public appeal for assistance for food pantries. Full Story

    Town Players slates auditions
    12/11/2014 01:10 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield announces auditions for four one-act plays that will be given staged readings on Jan. Full Story

    Applicants sought for WTF's 2015 training programs
    12/09/2014 12:47 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williamstown Theatre Festival is accepting applications for its training programs for the 2015 season — the first under the festival's new artistic director, Mandy Greenfield. Full Story

    Bradley Cooper illuminates "The Elephant Man"
    12/08/2014 01:47 PM EST - NEW YORK >> Leave it to the Sexiest Man Alive of 2011 to give us a lesson about ugliness. Full Story

    Aglet slates special 'Christmas Carol' reading
    12/08/2014 01:47 PM EST - SHEFFIELD — Actor Jamie du Pont MacKenzie will portray Charles Dickens in a one-man Aglet Theatre Company reading of "A Christmas Carol," 6 p. Full Story

    Man without use of arms facing gun charge released

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition but faces a gun possession charge has been released from a New Jersey jail without having to pay bail. Full Story
    9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Full Story