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  • 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.......
  • 'The Illusion' at Court Theatre: Life is a dream, is a dream, is a dream

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Illusion" ★★★ Through April 11 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes; Tickets: $38-56 at 773-753-4472. We’re all familiar with the play within a play, as when Hamlet’s players enact a......
  • 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......
  • Frank Galati to make directing debut at Stratford Festival of Canada

     
    Frank Galati will direct "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Stratford Festival of Canada in 2011. The show, which will star Geraint Wyn Davies as Falstaff will mark Galati's directing debut in Stratford. It will be convenient to have......
  • 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...
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald on film and television

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's magical short story "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was a hard sell during the early days of the Roaring '20s, when magazines were hungering for one of the author's more down-to-earth flapper stories. "Benjamin Button" was a...
  • Notable deaths in 2008

    Actor Paul Newman died this year. So did Larry Harmon, who was better known as "Bozo the Clown"; W. Mark Felt, who was the mysterious "Deep Throat"; and William Stulla, who as "Engineer Bill" delighted a generation of children with a simple glass of milk....
  • Theater figures

    Theater figures Lawrence Roman, 86; best known for writing the hit Broadway play "Under the Yum-Yum Tree" and for adapting the farce into the 1963 movie (May 18) Paul Sills, 80; legendary improvisational director and teacher co-founded the Compass...
  • 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...