| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle named the winners of its annual awards on Monday for stage productions that opened last year. Sharing the honors for best production were the national tour of "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre; "Cyrano" at...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Oscar hosts are supposed to be irreverent and edgy, otherwise they are instantly accused of boring us silly. So Seth MacFarlane must have been surprised by the rolling backlash from his performance at last week's Academy Awards.
In a gathering storm...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:12 PM
At one point in "From Doo Wop to Hip Hop," a Black Ensemble show that just tickled me pink, one of the characters says something along these lines: "We're not the same color. But we're all brothers. The proof is in the music." That's pretty much the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:49 AM
CHICAGO - It's sleek, shiny and sensational.
But let's add two more words to describe Chicago for tourists: darn expensive.
On Feb. 1, admission to the Art Institute of Chicago jumped to $23 for out-of-state visitors. In the past month, a host of...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Summer tourism and the PR boost of the Tony Awards combined to land 11 Broadway shows in the millionaires' club last week, with the four trophies scored by "Pippin" helping that revival to break the $1 million barrier for the first time.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — For Broadway shows, a Tony Award can spell the difference between a long life and an untimely demise.
Just ask the producers of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."
A day after winning the Tony for best play over the Tom Hanks-...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
"The Book of Mormon" will be in good company when the 2013-14 series of touring Broadway shows opens in Orlando in the fall.
"War Horse," the 2011 best-play Tony winner, and "Once," the Tonys' best musical of 2012, will join "The Book of Mormon" when...
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:05 PM
If you're driving downtown for "The Book of Mormon" and are looking for street parking around the Bank of America Theatre, at 18 W. Monroe St., a few fast points to start things off:
• Street parking can be found, especially if you can time your...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Now that they both have landed TV series that require them to spend significant time on the West Coast, Broadway stars Sutton Foster and Andrew Rannells will be performing on stage together for the first time.
Foster and Rannells are scheduled to appear...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced on Thursday its nominations for its 2012 awards. Leading the way, with five nominations each, were productions of August Wilson's "Jitney," "Silence! The Musical" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot."...