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  • Playing with memory in 'Marjorie Prime'

    Playing with memory in 'Marjorie Prime'
    What is it that everyone is so concerned about losing these days? Oh, that's right: their memory. Fortunately, I have my smartphone to get me out of a jam when I can't remember the name of that actress who was just in that movie, you know the one with...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more
    A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings
    'Happy Days' Sept. 13-Oct. 12 Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N....
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more
    The plight of homeless female veterans is explored in "Low Hanging Fruit" at the the Zephyr Theatre, Jordan Harrison’s "Marjorie Prime" premieres at the Taper and Vox Lumiere presents a multimedia show inspired by "The Phantom of the Opera." Snug&...
  • Catherine Keener, Kiernan Shipka, Anton Yelchin Starring in 'The Greens Are Gone'

    Catherine Keener, Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men"), Anton Yelchin, Riley Keough and Annie Starke will star as the dysfunctional family in indie drama "The Greens Are Gone." Producers are Adam Gibbs, Annelise Dekker, Michael Kristoff and Roger Pugliese with...
  • Lois Smith Cast In New Horton Foote Play, 'The Old Friends'

    Lois Smith Cast In New Horton Foote Play, 'The Old Friends'
    Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will be directing Betty Buckley, Lois Smith and Hallie Foote in the world premiere of Horton Foote’s “The Old Friends” at off-Broadway’s Signature Theatre Company, which...
  • There's decency left in the town of Bountiful

    There's decency left in the town of Bountiful
    A woman moves into a cramped apartment with married relatives in a city near the Gulf of Mexico, where both her presence and her yearning for her past in the country become a source of bitter conflict. But since "The Trip to Bountiful" is by Horton...
  • In Memoriam: How the Emmys Tributes Went

    Special tributes during the Primetime Emmys to Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg, each of whom passed away in the past year, came as leadouts to commercials, beginning nearly 30 minutes into the...
  • Notable World Premieres Set for Taper Forum's 2014 Season

    The Mark Taper Forum at L.A.'s Center Theater Group has lined up its 2014 season with a couple of world preems that legiters in Gotham and beyond will likely keep an eye on. Among the titles on the list is "Marjorie Prime" (Sept. 10-Oct. 19, 2014), the...
  • New Edward Albee play postponed -- for the second time

    Even Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights are prone to self-doubt. Edward Albee, the Tony Award-winning writer of 1962's “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” was supposed to see his newest work, “Laying an Egg,” debut off-...
  • Indie Spirit Awards nominations — 127 Hours, Winter’s Bone, and Greenberg? Last Exorcism?

     
    A few fun surprises in this morning's Indie Spirit Award nominations. “Greenberg,” Ben Stiller's terrific March turn as an out of sorts fellow who has a sort-of–affair with a lost and lonely young woman, was remembered. Stiller and Greta...
  • This weekend: Olympics, Marilyn Monroe, ‘True Blood’

     
    Marilyn Monroe is honored Saturday, the day before the 50th anniversary of her death. TCM will serve up her best films: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" at 4:15 p.m., "The Seven Year Itch" at 6 p.m., "Some Like It Hot" at 8 p.m., "Bus Stop" at 10:15 p.m. and...