| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:58 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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-...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:39 AM
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....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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."
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:30 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:11 AM
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-...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:45 PM
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...