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  • 'In the Heights' and 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations

    'In the Heights' and 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations
    NEW YORK -- "In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in Upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards...
  • 'The Glass Menagerie' at the Old Globe

    'The Glass Menagerie' at the Old Globe
    SAN DIEGO -- When Mare Winningham makes her dimly lighted entrance in the Old Globe’s new production of "The Glass Menagerie," one could be forgiven for assuming that the Emmy-winning actress is playing Laura, the emotionally and physically crippled...
  • Book review: 'Role Models' by John Waters

    Book review: 'Role Models' by John Waters
    Is John Waters a victim of his own popularity? The pencil-mustached favorite son of Baltimore started out as a purveyor of the outrageous; his greatest star, the 300-pound transvestite Divine, once ate dog feces on screen. (No, it wasn't a special effect....
  • Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'

    Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'
    The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire A Tejano Elegy John Phillip Santos Viking: 280 pp., $25.95 John Phillip Santos went in search of his Mexican father's indigenous roots in his 1999 National Book Award finalist, "Places Left Unfinished at the...
  • Astral Weeks: 'Another conversation bleeds into yours'

    Astral Weeks: 'Another conversation bleeds into yours'
    While assembling my notes for a review of the Library of America anthology "American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny" (Library of America, two volumes, edited by Peter Straub: "From Poe to the Pulps," 746 pp., $35; "From the 1940s to Now," 714 pp....
  • Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North
    Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire." He was nearly 40 at the time,...
  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s

    Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s
    When times are good, artists and writers get the support they need, enriching city life in unquantifiable ways. But when the economy heads south or the rich lose interest, artists are among the first to suffer. Today we're hearing predictions of fewer...
  • Gore Vidal's 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir'

    IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...
  • A Beat Fourth of July

     
    June 26, 1960: For the Fourth of July, the Beats of Venice plan to protest an ordinance against being on the beach between midnight and 6 a.m. by spending the night on the beach. Except there is no such city ordinance, police say. The beats also plan a...
  • Wooster Group to return for REDCAT's fall 2010 season [Updated]

     
    The return of the Wooster Group with the U.S. premiere of its new work "Vieux Carré," is among the highlights of REDCAT's fall 2010 performance season, which will begin in September.REDCAT, the CalArts alternative arts space located at Walt Disney......
  • Ben McKenzie of 'Southland' and 'The O.C.' to star in 'Glass Menagerie' at Mark Taper Forum

     
    For sightings of hunky young screen stars, forget the Chateau Marmont. The place to gawk and appreciate this season is the Mark Taper Forum. Following Chris Pine's starring role in "The Lieutenant of Inishmore," the Center Theatre Group has announced........