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  • It's Cookie Monster's time to shine in new 'Sesame Street' season

    It's Cookie Monster's time to shine in new 'Sesame Street' season
    For a long time, Elmo was the shining star of "Sesame Street," but when the long-running kids show returns for its 44th season on Sept. 16, it's Cookie Monster who's angling to grab all the buzz (and all the cookies, of course). "Cookie's Crumby...
  • Some of Broadway's best performers heading to Southern California

    Some of Broadway's best performers heading to Southern California
    Call it luck or coincidence -- some of Broadway's top performers happen to be hitting Los Angeles and Orange County stages in the coming weeks. That's four performers with 10 Tony Awards among them and more nominations than we can count. It's enough to...
  • It's Official: Denzel Washinton Back to Broadway in 'Raisin'

    An upcoming Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," touted by topliner Denzel Washington in the press but not yet confirmed, has locked in its details, booking the Ethel Barrymore Theater for a run that opens in April. Diahann Carroll, who hasn't...
  • Liza Minnelli silenced, but for a good reason

    "Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
  • TV This Week Oct. 13 - 19: 'Burton and Taylor' on BBC America

    TV This Week Oct. 13 - 19: 'Burton and Taylor' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    SUNDAY It's not your parents' YouTube&...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Last Man Standing Vanessa (Nancy...
  • "Project Runway" star blends fashion with costumes in "Porgy and Bess"

    "Project Runway" star blends fashion with costumes in "Porgy and Bess"
    It’s an unlikely mash-up, but when “Porgy and Bess” comes to West Palm Beach for eight shows Jan. 7-12, it will be the Gershwins meets “Project Runway.” That’s because the Tony Award-nominated costumer for the show is...
  • Sound of Music

     
    My Movie Quote Quiz is going up shortly, but I thought I'd throw this out first: What did you think of the live "Sound of Music" Thursday night? The production drew a lot of snarky comments in the Twitterverse, and......
  • Diahann Carroll honing stage chops anew for Broadway 'Raisin'

    Diahann Carroll honing stage chops anew for Broadway 'Raisin'
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. Diahann Carroll is no theatrical Rip Van Winkle, although one might think that was the case, going by early reports of her recently announced return to Broadway next spring opposite Denzel...
  • Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie

    Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie
    The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5. NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
  • L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns

    L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns
    "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" sashays into the Segerstrom Center, Julian Sands portrays Harold Pinter in a one-man show at the Broad, and Falcon Theatre probes "The Mystery of Irma Vep." An Afternoon with Hal Linden The TV actor and Broadway star...
  • Audra McDonald curls up at home

    Audra McDonald curls up at home
    Soprano Audra McDonald is clearing out junk — in more ways than one. When reached by phone at her home outside New York City, the five-time Tony-winning actress and two-time Grammy-wining singer was awaiting a call from "the 1-800 junk guy," who...