| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Angela Lansbury, the 88 year-old star of over 80 films, countless Broadway plays, and fixture of primetime TV for a dozen years as Jessica "Murder She Wrote" Fletcher, was honored by her closest friends in the theater community Monday night, at the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Rarely has middle-aged despair over dashed dreams and squandered hopes been put to more hilarious effect than in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Christopher Durang's giddy farce on Chekhovian themes that won the Tony for best play last year....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:03 PM
As if we already didn't have enough divas in "American Horror Story: Coven," Patti LuPone joins the show in Episode 3, "The Replacements," although her arrival is upstaged by two murders, bull-riding and one sick mama. (If you can't view the video above,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Broadway will show that it cares when stars, producers, writers, and directors come together for “From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook” on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at Waterbury's Palace Theater.
Linda Eder ("Jekyll & Hyde"),...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
I saw an advance screening of the opening show of the third season of "Michael Feinstein's American Songbook" which airs Friday on CPTV -- and it's a must-see for any Broadway aficionado.
Composer Stephen Sondheim and multiple Tony Award-winner Angela...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Add Mary Testa (“Broadway’s “Xanadu,” “Guys and Dolls”) and Paul Scott Goodman (off Broadway’s “Rooms,” “Bright Lights, Big City”) to the impressive line up of talent in Monday’s 7 p....
| Jan 29, 2013
It was an out-of-town Broadway show that closed in one night, but those in the audience are likely to remember it for a long time because the show was produced just for them.
Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell sang "The Impossible Dream."...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the Pasadena Pops kicks off its summer season of concerts at the L.A. County Arboretum in Arcadia on Saturday, it will be led by a music director and conductor who has never even played in an orchestra, much less conducted one.
It's a risky move...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The movie itself may not be Oscar-worthy, but there are Academy Award winners to spare in this would-be comedy that's sort of a thematic spin on "The Birdcage."
Robin Williams starred in that film, and he also turns up in this ultimately too-frantic...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, which will finally open its long-awaited doors for a gala celebration in October, has announced additional programs for its inaugural season.
As previously announced, the 2.5-acre, two-theater arts...