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Tony Awards: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Phylicia Rashad, RuPaul and Billy Porter Among Hollywood Winners

Jesse Tyler Ferguson earned the Tony for best supporting actor in the revival of Richard Greenberg’s play Take Me Out, the first of many Hollywood stars who took home awards at the 2022 Tony Awards on Sunday. Phylicia Rashad won best supporting actress in a play for Skeleton Crew, her second Tony win. “You don’t […]

Hollywood Flashback: Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes Bonded on ‘Perdition’ 20 Years Ago

Ten years before Sam Mendes helmed 2012’s Skyfall — the first of his two James Bond films, followed by 2015’s Spectre — the director worked with Bond star Daniel Craig on Road to Perdition. The 2002 gangster film, Mendes’ follow-up to his Oscar-winning American Beauty, starred Tom Hanks as Michael Sullivan, an enforcer for an […]

Christina Hendricks Explains How She Ended Up on ‘American Beauty’ Poster

Christina Hendricks says it usually comes as a shock to most of her fans, but she has a connection to the 1999 film American Beauty. The actress, best known as fan-favorite Joan Holloway on the iconic AMC series Mad Men, dropped by The Rich Eisen Show on Friday to talk about her celebrated career. Going […]

Sam Mendes, Olivia Colman Team for Love Story ‘Empire of Light’ for Searchlight

Mendes wrote the original script, marking his first solo outing as a screenwriter.

‘Last Week Tonight’ Producer Avalon Buys Majority Stake in U.K.’s The Agency

Management and production giant Avalon has acquired a majority stake in The Agency, which represents Sam Mendes, Sally Wainwright and Russell T. Davies. 

‘The Ferryman’: Theater Review

Buoyed by multiple awards in London, Sam Mendes' production of the boisterous new Jez Butterworth play 'The Ferryman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, hits Broadway with a 21-member cast led by Paddy Considine and Laura Donnelly.

All the Broadway Shows of the 2018-2019 Season

Gender-blind Shakespeare, a giant gorilla, Rupert Murdoch, Cher times 3 and a wealth of new plays to counter last season's shortage are on the slate.

Critic’s Notebook: Emma Stone in ‘Cabaret’

The actress currently onscreen in ‘Birdman’ makes her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in the hit revival directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall.

‘Cabaret’: Theater Review

Michelle Williams makes her Broadway debut opposite Alan Cumming in this electrifying revival of Kander & Ebb's Berlin-set musical, directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall.