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  • 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........
  • Monster Mash: More skepticism in Ansel Adams controversy; Andrew Lloyd Webber coming to Xbox

     
    -- More doubt: Experts express more skepticism in the Ansel Adams controversy. (Los Angeles Times) -- Music of the night: The songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber will be available on the Xbox via a karaoke-style application. (The Stage UK) --......
  • 2-for-1 tickets for ALS talkback night of ‘Tuesdays With Morrie’

     
    Here's some neat information about Elliot Cohan, who's playing Morrie in FantasyLand Productions' “Tuesdays With Morrie”: He founded and directs The Stageworks Players, which is a group of older actors who perform staged readings at retirement...
  • Monster Mash: MOCA's Jeffrey Deitch on new Vanity Fair power list; art spared in fire at Phillips Collection in Washington

     
    Museum fire: All artworks at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., are said to be undamaged after smoke from a fire spread throughout the building Thursday. Joining the elite: Jeffrey Deitch, MOCA's new director, ranks No. 10 on Vanity Fair's......
  • Judith Ivey-Amanda Wingfield — a well-prepared role

     
    The last time Judith Ivey played a Tennessee Williams role was opposite Karl Malden. As introductions to playwrights go, it’s hard to imagine many more authoritative guides than a man who had famously shared the stage with Jessica Tandy, Marlon......
  • Jennifer Tipton lights up REDCAT, and many other stages

     
    Leading lighting designer Jennifer Tipton turns 73 on Saturday, and she’ll probably spend her birthday working. The two-time Tony winner keeps an intense schedule, trekking the globe to collaborate with the likes of Robert Wilson, Placido Domingo and...
  • Theater review: 'The Glass Menagerie' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Amanda Wingfield is one of the greatest roles in American drama, but this scene-stealer from “The Glass Menagerie” isn’t as easy to get right as some might assume. All credit then to Judith Ivey, who magnificently incarnates this mother making......
  • Ben McKenzie gets a birthday surprise at 'The Glass Menagerie' cast party

     
    "Southland" hunk Ben McKenzie's surprise birthday celebration at Ciudad restaurant in downtown Los Angeles Sunday evening was just the cherry on his sundae. Or should we say the chocolate mousse on his pastel rufina, the yummy puff pastry, chocolate chunk...
  • Key West Symphony launches its season in October

     
    The Key West Symphony will launch its 2010-11 season with a concert featuring world-renowned violinist Chee-Yun at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre. The theater, at 5901 College Road in Key West, is on the campus of Flori...
  • Theater review: 'Ruined' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    The brothel setting of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Ruined,” the powerful and still horrifyingly topical drama that opened Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse, is a sanctuary of sorts for the women employed there. Victims of the bloody...
  • Monster Mash: New York City Opera's new leader; Nicole Kidman eyes Broadway return?

     
    -- New leadership: Former tobacco executive Charles R. Wall is stepping in as chairman of New York City Opera, replacing Susan Baker, who has resigned. (Bloomberg) -- Rumor has it: Nicole Kidman is said to be returning to Broadway in......
  • Theater review: 'Misalliance' at South Coast Repertory

     
    Like their creator, George Bernard Shaw’s characters are blessed with the gift of scintillating gab. Words rarely fail them as they volley ideas, play devil’s advocate, deal out paradoxes and indulge in ironic repartee. The talk that constitutes “...