| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:27 PM
The cast of "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan features a trio of in-sync virtuosos playing freely, playing tightly and playing sweetly.
Directed seamlessly by Michael Leeds, the comedy-drama by Alfred Uhry was turned into a mega-...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The last time Judith Ivey played a Tennessee Williams role was opposite Karl Malden. As introductions to playwrights go, itâs hard to imagine many more authoritative guides than a man who had famously shared the stage with Jessica Tandy, Marlon......
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Now that "Rabbit Hole" has a formidable distributor (Lionsgate), there's talk of the screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play being nominated for best picture. So far only two plays that won the Pulitzer were adapted into movies...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:32 PM
It's hard to believe that Alfred Uhry's beloved play "Driving Miss Daisy" has never before been performed on Broadway. With James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in the lead roles, the drama has found marquee-brand actors whose presence has turned......
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:40 PM
One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 7:36 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named Reading in 1729 for John Read, the first white man to settle in the area, and also influenced by Reading in Berkshire, England. Changed to Redding when it was incorporated, most likely to match the pronunciation of the English...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 6:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:23 AM
Billy Crstyal’s return to hosting duties at the Oscars reminded me a lot of the Oscar party I went to at local Point Loma artist Leslie Perlis’ house.
At previous parties, I could make the crowd laugh. One year I pestered everybody that...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:30 AM
These days, you hardly ever encounter the name Martha Clarke without the words “MacArthur Genius Award Winner” preceding it. A choreographer best known for her multidisciplinary approach to dance, Clarke teamed with playwright Alfred Uhry,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams'"A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Broadhurst Theatre has one thing that distinguishes it from its predecessor productions -- it's performed by a cast of mostly African American actors.
Blair Underwood and...
| May 17, 2009
In a spare rehearsal room across the street from the Pasadena Playhouse, Kelly McGillis is preparing a role she may have been born to play. It's one of the great women characters of the American theater, the acerbic Southerner Regina Giddens in Lillian...