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    Daddy Warbucks Voted 'Richest' Character

    Move over Santa. The red-clad philanthropist has lost the top slot on Forbes magazines' list of the 15 richest fictional characters to defense contractor Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks.

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    Clooney Scopes N.C. Town for Period Film

    On Monday, Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was checking out Salisbury, North Carolina's restored train depot for an upcoming movie called "Leatherheads."

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    "Musicals are for people who are too thick for

    "Musicals are for people who are too thick for opera and too square for pop music," writes Emma Brockes in What Would Barbra Do?: How Musicals Changed My Life. Showing an encyclopedic knowledge of musicals, she recalls her life's journey through the filter of the brash, often gaudy world ...

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    Review: 'The Gentleman from Indiana'

    Despite the best efforts of all involved, James Still's adaptation of Booth Tarkington'sThe Gentleman from Indianacomes off as a bit of a dud.

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    After Dark. The Potomac Theatre Project presents

    After Dark. The Potomac Theatre Project presents a series of new and experimental work for night owls. Tonight: City of Glass, adapted by Alex Poe from Paul Auster's novel. Atlantic Stage 2, 330 W. 16th St., Manhattan. 10:45 p.m. Info: www.potomactheatreproject.org.

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    Don't get scammed by an agent, manager, or service.

    Many actors new to town and hungry to succeed make the mistake of trusting illegitimate agents or talent managers. For a small fee, these money-hungry scammers promise actors exposure, roles, and stardom. Too many actors fall for these promises because they don't know what qualities a legitimate agent or ...

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    Armchair Critic

    Forget strip clubs or seedy bars: To celebrate Bob Martin's impending nuptials, his friends gave him the gift of theatre. The couple's friends--headed by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, writing lyrics and music--decided to stage a mini-musical as a gift.

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    New Stars Shine in 'Hard Candy,' 'Silent Hill'

    One is 11 years old and likes to giggle. The other is 19 and super serious. They would have little in common -- except being touted as rising Hollywood stars.

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    'Genius' Ray Charles Triumphs at Grammys

    Ray Charles' final album, "Genius Loves Company," won a leading eight Grammy awards, including album of the year, record of the year, and pop vocal album.

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    L.A. Women's Theatre Fest Celebrates 12th Year

    Female performers from all different walks of life will come together March 17–20 for the 12th annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival. The various pieces this year represent a wide range of voices, from actors and comedians to dancers and singers and beyond. One thing unites these diverse ...