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Signed by an agent at age 15, Cruz made her acting debut at 16 on television, and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón (1992). Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Belle Époque (1992), Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000), and Woman on Top (2000). She is also known for her frequent collaborations with director Pedro Almodóvar in Live Flesh (1997), All About My Mother (1999), Volver (2006), Broken Embraces (2009), I'm So Excited! (2013), Pain and Glory (2019), and Parallel Mothers (2021), as well as with director Woody Allen in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and To Rome with Love (2012).

Cruz achieved international recognition for her lead roles in the 2000–2001 films Vanilla Sky, All the Pretty Horses, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and Blow. She has since appeared in a variety of films from a wide range of genres, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno (2002), the thriller Gothika (2003), the Christmas film Noel (2004), the action-adventure films Sahara (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), the crime drama The Counselor (2013), and the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express (2017). She received critical acclaim for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009), earning Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for her performance in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She is the first and only Spanish actress to be nominated for and to win an Academy Award, as well as the first to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2018, Cruz made her American television debut as Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace in the FX series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

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Park Theatre Offers Ferrari Owners Free Tickets To New Ferrari Film

The Park Theatre has announced the opening day of the new film, FERRARI, that anyone who owns a Ferrari automobile gets free tickets to the film.

2023 Gotham Awards to Present Michael Mann's FERRARI with the Icon & Creator Tribute for Innovation

The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced that Ferrari, the emotional and thrilling dramatization of the life of legendary ex-racer, racecar manufacturer, and entrepreneur, directed and produced by Michael Mann, will receive the Icon & Creator Tribute for Innovation at the 33rd annual Gotham Awards Ceremony.

NEON Acquires Ava DuVernay's ORIGIN Featuring Audra McDonald & Jasmine Cephas-Jones

The film will also have a gala screening at the Toronto International Film Festival and stars Oscar® nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Niecy Nash-Betts, Vera Farmiga, Audra McDonald, Nick Offerman, Blair Underwood, Finn Wittrock, Jasmine Cephas-Jones and Connie Nielsen.

Jessica Chastain to Lead THE SAVANT on Apple TV+

After finishing her Broadway run in A Doll's House on Broadway, Oscar winner Jessica Chastain will star in “The Savant,” a new, eight-episode limited series on Apple TV+. Chastain will executive produce through Freckle Films, and FIFTH SEASON (“Severance,” “Chief of War,” “Lady in the Lake”). The storyline and character details are under wraps

The Emelin Theatre FILM CLUB Series Begins February 1

The Emelin Theatre continues its eminent FILM CLUB series beginning Feb 1 with a slate of five critically acclaimed, pre-release films.


PS CLASSICS has released the second solo album by Victoria Clark, the Tony Award-winning actress who opened recently on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical Kimberly Akimbo. December Songs for Voice and Orchestra – a sumptuous reinvention of Maury Yeston’s beloved song cycle, is reimagined here by Clark and a 37-piece orchestra.

Jessica Chastain Will Return to Broadway in A DOLL'S HOUSE in Spring 2023

Academy Award winner Jessica Chastain will come to Broadway this spring as Nora Helmer in director Jamie Lloyd’s new production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a new version by Amy Herzog. Learn more about the production here!


PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has released the second solo album by Victoria Clark, the Tony Award-winning actress who opened last night on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical Kimberly Akimbo.

DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA Featuring Victoria Clark Now Available for Pre-Order

PS CLASSICS has announced that the new album December Songs for Voice and Orchestra – performed by Victoria Clark and composed by Maury Yeston – is now available for iTunes Pre-Order.

Victoria Clark Performs on DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA, To Be Released Next Month

PS CLASSICS will release the singular new album December Songs for Voice and Orchestra – performed by Victoria Clark and composed by Maury Yeston – in digital and streaming formats on Friday, November 11.

Amethyst Presents An Exclusive Preview Of Amrapali's Festive Fine Jewellery Collection

Amethyst presents an exclusive preview of Amrapali's festive fine jewellery collection. Amrapali's Fine Jewellery comprises one off pieces crafted using large rare gemstones and created using ancient Indian techniques which have been preserved by highly skilled craftsmen.

Emelin Film Club Launches 18th Season With 6 Critically Acclaimed Indie Films

The Emelin Theatre kicks off its eminent FILM CLUB series beginning September 28 with a slate of five critically acclaimed, pre-release independent films – and a sixth “bonus film.”

BWW Review: The high cost of college ADMISSIONS at OnStage Playhouse

ADMISSIONS, now playing at OnStage Playhouse through Feb 27th looks at the hype and hypocrisy of the American education system and the smug, well-meaning, and wealthy liberals that promote diversity but not at a personal cost.  This deliberately provocative play is performed by a strong cast and is funny, intriguing, and infuriating.

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2021- Where to Watch tick, tick... BOOM! & More New Releases!

From new releases to the return of some classics, this month features highly-anticipated new projects, including back-to-back Lin Manuel Miranda releases with his tick, tick...BOOM! film on Netflix and the Encanto soundtrack, to several new albums released by Broadway favorites, and new additions to Seth Rudetsky's online concert series.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Performances Of THE TEMPEST On The Boston Common

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steve Maler, together with the City of Boston and Mayor Kim Janey, have announced the Company's plans to return to live performance this summer with its 25th anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common.

Dorset Theatre Festival Will Present StageFree Audio Plays

STAGEFREE will create a bridge between the festival's history of artistic excellence in producing bold new work, and its commitment to community engagement by making the plays accessible to anyone, anywhere, any time, and completely for FREE!

Michelle Danner Will Guest on Today's Episode of 'Tawkin' With The Roses'

Tawkin' With the Roses, the weekly talk show hosted by veteran actress Bonnie Rose and cabaret star Stephen S. Miller (aka “Mama Rose”), will welcome Michelle Danner as the guest on today's episode of the show.

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Plans for 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audio Plays

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced the Festival’s return for summer 2021, including the inaugural StageFree Audio Play Series, featuring new commissions by playwrights Theresa Rebeck and Chisa Hutchinson, and live outdoor performances at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT throughout July and August. 

Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Amanda Seyfried will receive the Montecito Award at the 36th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Seyfried will be honored on Friday, April 9th and will be recognized for her impressive career and performance in David Fincher’s MANK from Netflix, for which she recently received Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice nominations.


PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award—winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available as a 2-disc CD set in stores and online. It was released in digital and streaming formats earlier this season.

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