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  • PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack

    PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack
    Margaret Tyzack British actress on stage, screen and television Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...
  • Daniel Radcliffe’s post-Potter work? Woman in Black

     
    The legendary British horror label Hammer Films has Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe lined up for an upcoming feature — The Woman in Black. He'd play a lawyer–sorry, “solicitor” -- involved in settling an estate, meeting the...
  • Old Globe in San Diego announces summer 2011 season

     
    The summer theater season has scarcely come to a close and already there are some who are planning for next year. The Old Globe in San Diego announced that its 2011 summer lineup will feature six main productions including Shakespeare's......
  • Theater review: '33 Variations' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    I know, I know — you’re all just dying to hear how Moisés Kaufman, the writer and director of “33 Variations,” which opened Wednesday at the Ahmanson Theatre, explains the origins of Beethoven’s “The Diabelli Variations.” I’ll get to...
  • Old Globe announces casting for 2011 Shakespeare Festival

     
    Casting announced for Old Globe's 2011 Shakespeare Festival...
  • Theater review: ‘Equus’ from FantasyLand Theatrical Productions

     
    Peter Shaffer’s “Equus,” with its mix of sexuality, obsession, religion and nudity is not an easy play to watch, neither comforting nor uplifting. So FantasyLand Theatrical Productions, which opened the Pointe Performing Arts Center last...
  • The faces of playwright David Henry Hwang

     
    Director Leigh Silverman and David Henry Hwang at a rehearsal for "Chinglish," running through July 24 at the Goodman Theatre. At the recent Printers Row Lit Fest in June, a theater fan asked playwright David Henry Hwang to provide more......
  • Theater review: 'Much Ado About Nothing' at the Old Globe in San Diego

     
    SAN DIEGO -- History doesn’t record whether Shakespeare was much of a fashionista, but he sure had a keen eye for resonant bits of fabric. There’s Desdemona’s telltale, plot-driving handkerchief in “Othello,” for example, and...
  • Daniel Radcliffe takes break from Broadway to promote 'Harry Potter' movie

     
    Broadway's 'How to Succeed' on hiatus as Daniel Radcliffe promotes 'Harry Potter'...
  • Theater review: 'Amadeus' at the Old Globe

     
    In "Amadeus" at the Old Globe in San Diego, Mozart and Salieri make compelling theatrical music together....
  • Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago

    Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago
    1,2,3 Fag!: Local comics Seth Dodson ("Impress These Apes" champion), John Hartman ("Baby Wants Candy") and Kellen Alexander (from iO and The Playground teams) perform an interconnected, four-scene improv set with multiple characters. The Katydids and...
  • Theater review: 'Equus' from FantasyLand Theatrical Productions

    Theater review: 'Equus' from FantasyLand Theatrical Productions
    Peter Shaffer's "Equus," with its mix of sexuality, obsession, religion and nudity is not an easy play to watch, neither comforting nor uplifting. So FantasyLand Theatrical Productions, which opened the Pointe Performing Arts Center last summer,...