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  • Frank Liberman dies at 92; Hollywood publicist represented Bob Hope, other stars

    Frank Liberman dies at 92; Hollywood publicist represented Bob Hope, other stars
    Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92. Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...
  • PASSINGS: John Kenley, Jeanne Brodeur

    PASSINGS: John Kenley, Jeanne Brodeur
    John Kenley Producer ran circuit of theaters John Kenley, 103, a theater producer who ran a legendary summer stock circuit in Ohio that attracted Broadway and Hollywood stars as varied as Ethel Merman and Burt Reynolds, died Oct. 23 at the Cleveland...
  • Dorothy Provine dies at 75; actress in 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' and 'The Roaring Twenties'TV series

    Dorothy Provine dies at 75; actress in 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' and 'The Roaring Twenties'TV series
    Dorothy Provine, who played the singing, high-kicking flapper in the early-1960s TV series "The Roaring Twenties" and appeared in the all-star movie comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," has died. She was 75. Provine, a longtime resident of...
  • My voice lesson teaches more than singing

    Every Wednesday morning for half an hour I take singing lessons at Carol Tingle's cozy studio in Santa Monica. Climbing the stairs, I let go of my to-do list, quiet my monkey brain that swings among the tortured vines of obligations and annoyances and...
  • Theater review: 'Peace' at Getty Villa

     
    The comedies of Aristophanes???so sanely rebellious, so tastily profane???are perhaps more tantalizing to us moderns than the ancient Greek tragedies. They are also more theatrically elusive, loaded with topical references that require either heavy...
  • Oscars quiz: Can you spot the only best actress nominee?

     
    Just one of the four roles pictured below earned an acting bid for its star. Which one? Here's the answer. ANSWER: Eleven years after she won in the supporting race for "Cactus Flower," Goldie Hawn was nominated in lead for a featherweight comic role...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Will 'Flight of the Conchords' be grounded? | 'The Sound of Music' soars once more

     
    • "Flight of the Conchords" star Jemaine Clement has said his offbeat HBO comedy series may not continue for a third season because it requires so much work, but a final decision will be made within a month. Clement told Reuters that he needs to discuss...
  • Theater review: 'Dreamgirls' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Powerhouse singing is hardly in short supply in the bluntly entertaining touring production of “Dreamgirls,” Tom Eyen and Henry Krieger’s groundbreaking 1981 musical loosely based on the career of the “Supremes,” which opened Tuesday at the...
  • Theater review: 'Backwards In High Heels' at International City Theatre

     
    “Backwards in High Heels,” now at the International City Theatre, is an ambitious bio-musical about Ginger Rogers that treats Rogers’ life from her early days on the Orpheum circuit to her Oscar-winning turn in “Kitty Foyle.” The life of Rogers,...
  • Theater review: 'Sondheim on Sondheim' at Studio 54

     
    NEW YORK — The birthday fuss has indeed been getting out of hand. But no artist in the American theater deserves it more than Stephen Sondheim, who became an octogenarian this year and has been keeping a couple of other......
  • Tonys outrage flashback: 'Gypsy' lost best musical to 'Fiorello!'

     
    Frank Rich and Ben Brantley of the New York Times have both hailed "Gypsy" as the greatest musical in Broadway history, but it got cheated at the Tony Awards of 1960. In part, that was due to tough competition. In the race for best musical, It lost to...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Last Lion of Liuwa' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here LADY: The new special “The Last Lion of Liuwa” tracks a......