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  • Monster Mash: A Pulitzer surprise; Domingo ready to sing at La Scala; is Banksy in L.A.?

     
    --Plot twist: Times theater critic Charles McNulty, chair of the Pulitzer drama jury, says the Pulitzer board was up to its old tricks when it ignored the jury's recommendations and awarded this year's prize to the musical "Next to Normal."......
  • Theater review: 'I Am a Tree' at the Lillian Theatre

     
    “I Am a Tree,” writer /performer Dulcy Rogers’ new solo show at the Lillian, follows familiar outlines: a loveless, emotionally isolated woman, torn apart from her mother at an early age, traces the mystery of her origins. This particular quest........
  • U.S. job-stimulus dollars help bring Gertrude Stein novella to L.A. stage

     
    There’s a certain irony in the fact that $50,000 from last year’s $787-billion federal economic stimulus bill has trickled down to the premiere of "Brewsie and Willie," a new adaptation of Gertrude Stein's 1946 novella that opened Thursday in...
  • Performance review: Killsonic at the NOW Festival at REDCAT

     
    Downtown has recently been a hotbed for surreal productions about Iraq. This spring the Taper mounted Rajiv Joseph's "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," and now there's Killsonic's wild and wacky opera-in-progress, "Tongues Bloody Tongues." Seen Thursday...
  • Travis Preston to head CalArts theater school

     
    The California Institute of the Arts has found a new leader for its theater school. Travis Preston will take over the position of dean of the School of Theater on Aug. 1. He succeeds Erik Ehn, who left CalArts in......
  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......
  • Duarte is a find amid the foothills

    Some would argue, as Gertrude Stein famously did about Oakland, that "there is no there there" in Duarte. But they would be ignoring the many pleased-as-punch residents, who are happy to call Duarte home and enjoy living the outdoors life in the shadow of...