Russell Crowe joins cast of theatre epic ‘Ben Hur’

Russell Crowe is all geared up to go back to the old days of ancient Rome, as he has joined the cast of theatre epic ‘Ben Hur’ in Australia. ‘Ben Hur – The Stadium Spectacular’, a massive live production based on the Hollywood movie starring Charlton Heston and featuring a full-scale chariot race and a

Cate Blanchett”s theatre ”goes green”

Cate Blanchett theatre is ”going green” with the launch of an eco-friendly construction project at her Sydney Theatre Company headquarters in Australia. Blanchett has thrown her support behind the ”Greening the Wharf” initiative, under which 1,900 solar panels would be installed in The Wharf Theatre at Sydney”s Walsh Bay. The panels would provide 70 per

T.R. Knight Joins Broadway’s “A Life In The Theatre”

T.R. Knight, who played Dr. George O’Malley on ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, will star opposite Star Trek star Patrick Stewart in David Mamet’s Broadway production A Life in the Theatre. Knight will play the role of John, a young actor being mentored by a stage vet (played by Stewart). Rehearsals are set to begin

Stars dressed down, shining bright at rehearsals

Stars are dressed down but shining bright at the Kodak Theatre for Oscar rehearsals Robert Downey, Jr. Charlize Theron. Kathy Bates. John Travolta. Tina Fey. Matt Damon. Jake Gyllenhaal. Kate Winslet. Penelope Cruz. Tom Hanks. Jennifer Lopez. Robin Williams. Zoe Saldana. Sarah Jessica Parker. There were so many stars inside the Kodak Theatre Saturday, it looked like a casual version …