| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:12 PM
In a day before comedy was laced with irony and studded with mean-spirited barbs, Sid Caesar was more than funny.
He was hilariously, outrageously, tear-inducingly, gather-up-the-whole-family-for-this funny.
A veteran of the Catskills with an...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sid Caesar, one of the first stars created by television via his weekly live comedy program "Your Show of Shows," died Wednesday in his home. He was 91.
Caesar, partnered with Imogene Coca, is credited with breaking ripe comedic ground with the 90-...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Comedian Sid Caesar, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, was a giant and genius of television. He came into the medium, in 1949, when it was still molten. He helped shape TV comedy, even as TV, with its new technical demands and advantages, shaped his...
| Aug 16, 2012
Joan Roberts, who originated the female lead role of Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's long-running hit musical "Oklahoma!" and made a final return to Broadway after a more than five-decade absence in a 2001 revival of...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:18 PM
The Laguna Playhouse has launched the Players Club with a goal of attracting new theatergoers, rekindling old relationships and helping raise money for the theater's operations.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson organized the club and its launch at the...
| Mar 9, 2008
WHEN I was a young writer and wore a pencil behind my ear without a hint of irony, I swore a great many things. One was that I would never adapt anything. My ideas would spring anew from my dramatic imagination and the world would rejoice -- though...