| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Beth Henley's new play, "The Jacksonian" has its world premiere in a Geffen Playhouse production, directed by Robert Falls, that features Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Bill Pullman....
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
BOOK REVIEW Charles Solomon recently reviewed "Addams Family: An Evilution" for the Los Angeles Times. Here's an excerpt. If Leo Tolstoy had seen the cartoons of Chas. Addams, he would have had to rethink his famous dictum, "All happy families......
| Aug 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Well, at least this remake of an all-too-recent franchise will be animated in that computer-assisted stop-motion style tim Burton has long loved to dabble in. Burton's “Ed Wood” screenwriters have been hired to script a new “Addams...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Broadway/LA said that its upcoming 2011-12 season at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood will feature a total of nine productions, including touring versions of the Tony-winning shows "Billy Elliot," "Memphis," "La Cage aux Folles" and "Million Dollar...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
It's been a long and hard — not to mention spooky and ooky — road to get "The Addams Family"musical first to Broadway and then on tour. The national road company opens its one-week run Tuesday at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:25 PM
Something old ("Anything Goes"), something new ("War Horse") and a lot of shows in between (most of which were inspired by movies) have been announced for the 2012-13 season at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, which begins its 26th season this fall....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:33 PM
If Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them.
The spate of musicals...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Charles Addams' cartoon creations are still creepy and kooky as described in the lyrics of their 1960s sitcom. They remain fond of the color black, instruments of torture, bumps in the night and screams of terror.
During the staged musical version of...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:48 PM
It’s hard to imagine a more peculiar mix of canny and canned than “The Addams Family,” which opened Tuesday at the Pantages Theatre. Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice and Andrew Lippa’s 2010 musical adaptation of Charles Addams’...
| Apr 4, 2010
The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso.
It was no...
| Dec 29, 2008
Even in casual conversation, British author Neil Gaiman sometimes sounds as if he's narrating some dark fairy tale -- his sentences slither across old stone floors or flit on gossamer wings. He also happens to live in a rambling Minnesota manse that...
| Oct 20, 2009
Vic Mizzy, a film and television composer best known for writing the memorable theme songs for the 1960s sit-coms "Green Acres" and "The Addams Family," has died. He was 93.
Mizzy died of heart failureSaturday at his home in Bel-Air, said Scott Harper, a...