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  • Three shows lead nominations for off-Broadway's 25th Lucille Lortel Awards

     
    Nominations for the 25th Lucille Lortel Awards -- which recognize achievement in the off-Broadway theater -- were announced Thursday with "The Glass Menagerie," "The Pride" and "When the Rain Stops Falling" leading the field with six each. One notable...
  • Key West Symphony plays “Four Seasons”

     
    Internationally acclaimed violinist Lara St. John will join mem bers of the Key West Symphony to perform Antonio Vivaldi's “Four Seasons” at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road on the Florida...
  • An Appreciation: Corin Redgrave, actor and humanist

     
    Of all the illustrious members of the Redgrave acting dynasty, Corin Redgrave, who died Tuesday in London at 70, was probably the least well known in the States. Yet like his father, Michael, his sisters Vanessa and Lynn and his......
  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: TCM tribute to Lena Horne | 'Fences' ropes them in | Cherry Jones back to Broadway after '24'

     
    • Lisa Horowitz delivers the news that TCM has scheduled a tribute to the late Lena Horne for May 21. "The lineup features three films with defining Horne performances, as well as one of the groundbreaking singer-actress' personal favorites, the 1943...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Lost' finds on auction block | Woes for Oscar winners | Stamp of approval for Katharine Hepburn

     
    • Fans of "Lost" will be able to own a piece of memorabilia from the Emmy Award-winning drama series. This summer, more than 100 props used on the show will go up for auction. As James Hibberd notes, "There's plenty of iconic memorabilia from the show...
  • Theater review: 'LA Noir Unscripted' at Theatre Asylum

     
    While filming “The Big Sleep,” Howard Hawks asked author Raymond Chandler who killed a certain victim. Chandler’s famous response: He had no idea. Hard-boiled plots can get lost in their own fog, a danger that bedevils “LA Noir Unscripted,” the....
  • Rue McClanahan, from theater to television and back again

     
    Rue McClanahan, who played the aging Southern belle Blanche Devereaux in the hit NBC comedy series "The Golden Girls," died Thursday at age 76. Reports said she passed away after suffering a stroke at a New York hospital. The actress......
  • Mike Nichols -- at home in Hollywood and in the theater

     
    Director Mike Nichols, who will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on Thursday, also has enjoyed a rich life in the theater. In a conversation with our colleague, Susan King, the 78-year-old Oscar winner traces the start of......
  • John Waters steps onto the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    John Waters was called "The Pope of Trash" by no less than William S. Burroughs. His outrageous cult films -- "MondoTrasho," "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" -- led, improbably, to increasing mainstream success. No less than Johnny Depp...
  • 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......