| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Bizzers might not know about the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s philanthropic contributions, and, until recently, this included three-time Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais, says org prexy Aida Takla-O'Reilly. "When I met Ricky Gervais last year in...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:38 PM
With his eight-season residency at Fox's "House M.D." now complete, Robert Sean Leonard is heading back to the theater in a new production of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" at the Old Globe in San Diego. Leonard will play the role of Henry Higgins in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:54 AM
La primera novela que leí en inglés era Of Mice and Men, de John Steinbeck. Desde entonces le tengo un cariño especial. Pero él mismo no respetaba mucho su trabajo, porque decía que "los escritores están un poco por debajo de los payasos y un poco por...
| May 6, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Molds, like records, are made to be broken.
They are nothing more than pre-formed standards.
A mold is a model for shaping. A record is a standard that shapes all performances.
Bryce Harper is starting his quest to change both concepts.
| May 15, 2012
| 10:55 AM
George Bernard Shaw had a few choice words to say about critics. After all, he was one, too.
So it's only fitting that there be a Shaw Symposium on Critics on June 2 at 2 p.m. at The Players Club at Gramercy Park South in New York.
This first symposium...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:30 PM
The final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney takes place Monday evening in Boca Raton, Fla., and if the concluding round is anything like the other two, the theatrical presentation of the candidates will be more closely...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Stage Left Theatre, a long-established Chicago company that produces at Theater Wit in the Lakeview neighborhood, has announced its 2012-13 season. This will be Stage Left's 31st year of operation.
The season begins in September with a new play by Mia...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Readers and community leaders offer some words of wisdom to the graduating class.
Whatever you do in life, you will encounter and be challenged with failures and successes. Through it all, the ultimate challenge is to serve others. Robert Wood Johnson,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:04 AM
"We don't stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing."
I doubt Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was thinking about "playing" musical instruments when he said that, but if he'd been talking about New Horizons Band, he'd have...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91.
Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:55 AM
My Fair Lady is considered by many to be the perfect musical. Derived from George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, it tells the story of a professor who tries to transform a simple Cockney girl into a proper lady. When it opened on Broadway in 1956, it...