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  • You're in good 'Company' at Silhouette Stages

    You're in good 'Company' at Silhouette Stages
    Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical "Company" has a title that refers to the companionship provided by the main character's friends, but it also essentially refers to the acting company that's called upon to do so much singing, dancing and acting. In...
  • George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92

    George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan Dey, Jane Alexander, Jill Clayburgh, Joel Grey, Stanley...
  • On Theater: A winning 'Company' to keep

    Among the musicals of Stephen Sondheim — and he's been turning them out regularly since 1957 — few have produced major solo hits, save for "Send in the Clowns" from "A Little Night Music." But his 1970 show "Company" came pretty darn close, as...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • 'Merrily We Roll Along' has one-night movie showing

     'Merrily We Roll Along' has one-night movie showing
    If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers. On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters. Filmed...
  • Traveling to London in summer 2013 to see theater shows?

    Traveling to London in summer 2013 to see theater shows?
    LONDON — Traveling to London this summer or just curious about the current state of theatrical affairs? Here's my score card of the scene after a week spent scurrying in and around the West End. "Strange Interlude" at the National Theatre Eugene...
  • 'Merrily We Roll Along' revival from London coming to U.S. cinemas

    The acclaimed London revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" from the Menier Chocolate Factory will be broadcast to cinemas in the U.S. next month. The musical production will be screened starting Oct. 23 in cinemas across the country....
  • Theater review: 'Company' from Cornerstone Theatre Company

    Theater review: 'Company' from Cornerstone Theatre Company
    Cornerstone Theatre Company, in its second season, has given itself a lofty goal in tackling "Company," the Stephen Sondheim musical ode to relationships. And there are times when the young cast members — some are still in college — don't seem...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Dispatch from New York: Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone, Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris in 'Company'

     
    “Colbert Sings!” It’s not exactly “Garbo Talks!” but the announcement that faux-news anchor Stephen Colbert would be performing a New York revival of Stephen Sondheim’s landmark musical “Company” raised...
  • Still trying to get Sondheim's 'Merrily We Roll Along' right

     
    A semi-staged version of "Merrily We Roll Along," the 1981 Stephen Sondheim musical that famously flopped after only two weeks on Broadway, was presented at New York's City Center....