| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Here's a sentence you never thought you'd read: The two hot tickets on Broadway last week were William Shakespeare and classical boy-band Il Divo.
It seems unlikely enough that the Bard, much-revived in general and produced almost to a surfeit this...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Anne Barton, one of the 20th century's foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England. She was 80. Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity College, announced her death but gave no...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Anne Barton, one of the 20th century’s foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England. She was 80 years old. The announcement was made by Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The Geffen Playhouse confirmed Monday that the $397 it’s currently charging for the best seats to Bette Midler’s upcoming one-woman show have set a house record, blowing beyond the previous pricing pinnacle of about $250.
Pricing for “...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Ever since the 1882 premiere of Richard Wagner's final stage work, "Parsifal," at the composer's custom-built opera house in Bayreuth, Germany, performers have wrestled mightily with the problems inherent in this long, ambiguous, enigmatic, gloriously...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:07 PM
William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” has been restaged with lots of vim and vigor by Outre Theatre Company in Boca Raton, moving the action from 17th century Sicily to modern-day Venice, Calif.
But strangely, in the balance,...
| Nov 3, 2013
There are few names on high school reading lists that inspire more fear and dread than William Shakespeare. WordPlay Shakespeare is a study aid that pairs text with videos of professional Shakespearean actors performing the same plays. Each video is short...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The list of things this president didn't know continues to grow:
He didn't know that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups like the Tea Party for special scrutiny.
He didn't know that the Justice Department was obtaining...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Ethan Hawke will star in Alejandro AmenÃ¡bar's elevated genre project "Regression," with shooting expected to start in the spring.
FilmNation Entertainment will begin selling "Regression" at the American Film Market next week for all territories...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Pronto llegará a Miami una orquesta de la India con músicos tocando instrumentos típicos y ritmos que se entonaban en las cortes antiguas de los reyes hindú.
Pero hay más de un elemento moderno y de 'world music' (música global) en 'The Manganiyar...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared.
They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....