| May 24, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The Park Avenue Players, Laguna Beach High School's dramatic acting group, will stage Neil Simon's "Rumors" to close out the theatrical year.
The production will open Friday night and run through June 3, the Players announced in a news release.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The show: “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.
First impressions: The world premiere stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci’s memoir of coming to grips with why she isn't as successful in...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Kids these days.
What with their ukuleles and their homespun ballads about the sci-fi series "Dr. Who," and their addictive EPs and ability to get famous authors to pay attention to their ukulele music about minor plot twists on "Dr. Who." I mean, am...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:49 AM
People will be running around downtown Grand Rapids competing in events while onlookers cheer and heckle during the new Seriously Funny LaughFest Adventure Challenge during LaughFest this year.
Sponsor Gilda's Club Grand Rapids announced the addition...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Tulip Time Festival announces Chicago sketch comedy theatre, The Second City's Laugh Out Loud Tour, is joining the entertainment line-up.
For the first time this year, FOX 17 will be the proud sponsor of the festival.
A second performance of The Doug...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Hasidic jazz. Kabbalistic quilting. Love songs from the Holocaust. Bossa nova blended with Russian klezmer music.
When you put Aaron Kula in charge, don't expect the usual Jewish-themed program.
"It's weird, in a good way," acknowledges Kula, artistic...
| May 29, 2011
| 9:12 PM
"You have breast cancer."
Those words feel like the kiss of death to any woman, no matter how strong and together she is, and Diane Cimine is no exception.
"Very soon after Brandon graduated from high school, I discovered a small lump... I said, 'this...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 11:08 AM
They were still tacking down the hall carpet when the doors opened on this evening for the first performance at The Second City. It all seemed so new and so tentative, even when the audience started applauding the fresh, smart comedy of the cabaret. As...
| Dec 6, 2009
It was born of University of Chicago nerds at the end of McCarthyism, back when cutting-edge comedy meant jokes about your mother-in-law. It fed on the slow Chicago burn of 1960s counterculture, even though the demons of drugs and alcohol took down more...
| Dec 2, 2009
As ambitious glee clubber and social pariah Rachel Berry, Lea Michele has been called RuPaul, taken more than a few fruit slushies to the face in the hallways of McKinley High and tried romancing her teacher by singing "Endless Love." The leap into the...
| Aug 8, 2008
Bernie Brillstein, the Hollywood power broker who helped produce shows like "The Sopranos" and managed the careers of "Saturday Night Live" comedians, has died. He was 77.
The studio head, manager, producer and talent agent died of chronic pulmonary...
| May 20, 2008
The third season of "The Muppet Show" released on a 4-disc DVD set shows no sign of losing steam. Beyond the nostalgia, adults will be pleasantly surprised at how well the absurdist humor holds up and how young generations respond to the infectiously...