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  • Cate Blanchett returns to the stage in 'Uncle Vanya'

     
    After her raging success in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire," actress Cate Blanchett is tackling another formidable stage classic for her follow-up -- Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," which opened this week at the Sydney Theatre Company in...
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...
  • Neglected treasure: Tennessee Williams via the Wooster Group

     
    “Vieux Carré,” Tennessee Williams’ 1977 memory play, is often unfairly lumped with the rest of the playwright's derided later works. Yet this literary coming-of-age story, set in a New Orleans boardinghouse in the late 1930s, has a haunting...
  • Theatre @ Boston Court announces 2011 season lineup

     
    Pasadena's Theatre @ Boston Court has announced its 2011 season lineup, which will include a world premiere play as well as a collaboration with the CalArts School of Theatre on a production of Tennessee Williams' "Camino Real." The new season......
  • Natalie Portman's 'Lolita' clutch

     
    Natalie Portman carried an Olympia Le-Tan purse made of Vldimir Nabakov's notorious novel Lolita to the premiere of Black Swan....
  • Theater review: 'Vieux Carre' at REDCAT

     
    In the mood for a paradox? The Wooster Group’s handling of “Vieux Carré” manages to be faithful both to the company’s postmodern aesthetic and to the tender, outrageous and rather louche 1977 memory play that Tennessee Williams completed near...
  • Steven Soderbergh's new Spalding Gray documentary coming to LACMA

     
    The new Steven Soderbergh documentary about the late Spalding Gray will have its local premiere at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the museum said Monday. "And Everything is Going Fine," directed by Soderbergh, is the latest in a......
  • REDCAT announces lineup for first half of 2011

     
    The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in downtown Los Angeles will announce its lineup for the first half of 2011 Thursday. The roster, featuring the usual mix of theater, art, music and film, will include programs dedicated to artist-composer George......
  • For Christmas, TCM gives you Elizabeth Taylor — twice

     
    The programmers at TCM have a sense of humor. For Christmas night, they're turning to bickering families -- some of the best-known unhappy families in movie history....
  • Local theaters celebrate Tennessee Williams' 100th birthday with a trio of plays

     
    Tennessee Williams, America's dramatist-poet of lost souls, would have turned 100 in March. Three local theaters are marking the occasion by giving audiences the chance to see some of his infrequently performed works, including his final full-length play....
  • Jasper Johns is first studio artist in 34 years to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    Obama to confer 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday; arts honorees are Yo-Yo Ma and Jasper Johns, the first visual artist to win since 1977....
  • Theater review: 'Camino Real' at Boston Court Performing Arts Center

     
    Margaret Gray reviews Tennessee Williams' 'Camino Real' at Boston Court Performing Arts Center...