| Nov 20, 2011
As we approach Thanksgiving, you're welcome to 10 helpings of these turkey facts:
1 Hunting a wild turkey is exceedingly difficult. The bird may appear dumb and slow, but looks can be deceiving. In fact, Tom Turkey has fantastic hearing, amazing...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Si bien el Día de Acción de Gracias es la ocasión perfecta para sentarse alrededor de la mesa y disfrutar de los seres queridos, también es cierto que este día se ha convertido en una gran vitrina para Hollywood. En esta fecha, los grandes estudios...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:25 AM
- Some disabled folks are angry over Gov. Dannel Malloy's Thanksgiving message in which he wrote of those "afflicted with handicaps that make their lives immeasurably difficult" and gave thanks for service providers who "bring them hope where maybe they...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:21 AM
Diamonds are a girls best friend. And so are the third assistants on a movie set.
This is the story of acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier directing his first (and last) movie, The Prince and the Showgirl. It was the mid-50s and Marilyn Monroe was the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:00 PM
COSTA MESA — Estancia High School's drama department is taking on an American theater classic about the Salem witch trials that uses allegory to connect the colonial-era story to McCarthyism.
Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" made its 1953 stage debut...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The John Burroughs High School Drama Department won first place for its production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” by the California Educational Theatre Assn.
The department won first place under the “Best Play” category...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Feel like a little sex?
Check out "Dr. Ruth, All the Way," the world premiere of a solo show starring Debra Jo Rupp (TV's "The Simpsons," "That '70s Show") by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "The Best of Enemies).
The show is part of the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Michelle Williams has come a long way from TV's "Dawson's Creek," as she proves with her accomplished portrayal of Marilyn Monroe - which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination - in this Simon Curtis-directed tale of screen icon Monroe...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Local stage productions on both the community theater and collegiate levels proved impressive during 2011, with an imaginative musical and a pair of modern classic dramas leading the way.
At the Costa Mesa Playhouse, the 1950s flavored musical "Forever...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:46 PM
The new season doesn't start for another month, but the Costa Mesa Playhouse is getting a head start this weekend.
Friday night through Sunday only, the playhouse will stage its annual musical fundraiser, this one entitled "That Was Then ... This is Now!...
| Jun 22, 2008
The small market town of Hay, nestled on the border between England and Wales, is an unlikely setting for one of the world's biggest book festivals. It has a population of less than 2,000, and the nearest train station is 30 miles away. Yet each year,...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...