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  • Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard

     Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard
    SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien. Can the Globe'...
  • Review: Love and poetry share the stage in 'Things Never Said'

    Review: Love and poetry share the stage in 'Things Never Said'
    The earnest mash-up of spoken-word performance, domestic drama and soapy romance in "Things Never Said" is unwieldy, to be sure, and would have sunk a less charismatic cast. As two aspiring Los Angeles poets who fall in love while one of them is married,...
  • Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater

    Gordon Davidson is still giving to theater
    Founder of the Mark Taper Forum, éminence grise of the regional theater movement, crusading champion of Los Angeles theater, Gordon Davidson was put in an unusual position last fall at USC's School of Dramatic Arts: He had to explain who he was to a group...
  • A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard

    A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard
    In her solo show "The Night Watcher," Charlayne Woodard talks for nearly two hours, sharing stories about her heartfelt relationships with other people's children. In "Vigil," Morris Panych's 1995 dark comedy, Olympia Dukakis utters but 12 lines during...
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics announce nominations for 2011 season

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics have announced their nominations for the 2011 season, with productions of "A Raisin in the Sun," "Margo Veil," "Blackbird" and "Small Engine Repair" scoring multiple nods....
  • Fashion News: Michelle Obama in Marchesa, Ashley Judd on steroids

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama wore Marchesa to the White House state dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha. Ashley Judd blames her puffy face on steroids, not plastic surgery. And the pope has a new custom made fragrance....
  • 'Margo Veil,' 'Raisin in the Sun' top L.A. Drama Critics awards

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle handed out its annual awards at a ceremony Monday at A Noise Within in Pasadena. The evening's biggest winners were "Margo Veil," a new play by Len Jenkins that was performed at the Odyssey......
  • Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard talk theater

     
    Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard sit down to talk about their latest shows, both of which are being presented by the Center Theatre Group....
  • Theater review: 'The Night Watcher' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Charlayne Woodard's "The Night Watcher" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre....
  • Billie Joe Armstrong, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried catch 'Next to Normal'

     
    You'll have to excuse audience members at the Ahmanson Theatre on Sunday night for doing a double-take at the guests in seats K19 and 20. After all, the musical "Next to Normal," about a clinically depressed, bipolar woman (played by......
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Clybourne Park' paired with 'Raisin in the Sun' by Center Theatre Group

     
    "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' drama that won the Pulitzer Prize this year, will make its Los Angeles debut at the Mark Taper Forum in the spring of 2012. Center Theatre Group said it will pair the production with a separate......
  • Ojai Playwrights Conference to feature new Terrence McNally play

    Ojai Playwrights Conference to feature new Terrence McNally play
    The latest edition of the annual Ojai Playwrights Conference, set for  August, will feature a new play by Terrence McNally, as well as return appearances by Stephen Adly Guirgis and Father Gregory Boyle. The conference, one of the country's top centers...