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  • Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'

    Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'
    IN THE "Say what?" department, this statement ranks up there: "If Camoletti had written a tragedy of this quality, he'd be up there with Pinter." Few people could get away with comparing Marc Camoletti, the French playwright of the creaky '60s sex...
  • Team effort helps position for the Tony Awards

    Team effort helps position for the Tony Awards
    AMERICANS ARE suckers for teams. The prospect of talents blending into a collective heave ho of inspiration turns us into giddy school kids at recess. Sports fans know better than anyone the joy of watching the gifted spur one another to new heights. Want...
  • 'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove

    'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove
    June 25, 2008 Emotionally, William Butler Yeats was a 19th century man, and so his famous dictum that the creative soul must seek "perfection in the life or in the work" once seemed not only practical but also wise. What would the arch-poet have made,...
  • 'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes

    'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes
    It is the curious power of books that they seem to read us as much as we read them; a single sentence can shift our lives forever. That uncanny connection fuels fascism -- and ultimately liberation -- in "Fahrenheit 451," now staged by author Ray...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • Theater review: 'No Man's Land' at Odyssey Theatre

     
    Harold Pinter named the four characters in “No Man’s Land” after real-life cricket players, and in Michael Peretzian’s assured revival, now at the Odyssey Theatre, the game is in full swing. In the play, this quartet haunts a Persian-carpeted...
  • L.A.'s Wordtheatre in London pairs Nick Hornby and Alfred Molina

     
    Los Angeles-based Wordtheatre lines up actors to read short stories, a pairing that shows both in a flattering light. Perhaps that's why they get such glittering lineups -- it's a chance for actors to dig into excellent writing. On Nov.......
  • Theater review: David Mamet's 'Race' on Broadway

     
    David Mamet is a connoisseur of four-letter words, but he may have finally found one potent enough to subdue his infamous swagger. “Race,” the title and subject of his new play, which opened Sunday at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on......
  • The poetry of Harold Pinter, in a benefit for the homeless

     
    This Wednesday, Julian Sands will channel a spirit. The British actor, known for his performances in “Warlock,” “Room With a View” and “24,” presents an evening of Harold Pinter’s poetry on Dec. 9 at the Odyssey Theatre. The reading will.......
  • Raul Esparza, Brooke Shields to star in 'Leap of Faith' at Ahmanson Theatre

     
    The new musical "Leap of Faith" has landed two impressive stars for its debut in September at the Ahmanson Theatre. Four-time Tony-nominee Raul Esparza and actress Brooke Shields will play the lead roles in the musical about a fraudulent faith......
  • Natasha Richardson dies at 45

    Natasha Richardson dies at 45
    Natasha Richardson, the luminous British actress from one of the world's great acting families, whose performances ranged from the high-brow drama "The Handmaid's Tale" to the lightweight comedy "The Parent Trap" and the Tony-winning Broadway production...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...