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  • Milt Program Schedule Sept 08

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST THE BARN HOUSE Joining us in the studio tonight will be Ed Zotti, the editor of the syndicated column The Straight Dope and author of the new book The Barn House , which tells the story of Zotti attempting to rehab his old Chicago...
  • Noel Coward with yoga pants

     
    That's my review, and I'm sticking with it. The play opening next week at the Geffen Playhouse, ''The Female of the Species,'' is a Cowardian drawing-room comedy with a touch of Feydeau, updated and relocated to an upstate New York country house, and...
  • Scarlett Johansson, Angela Lansbury qualify as 'featured actresses' in Tonys

     
    The Tony Awards committee that decides who is eligible to be nominated in what category on Thursday set up the perfect May-December tandem possibility in the featured actress categories for plays and musicals. The refs ruled that Scarlett Johansson's...
  • How 'Casablanca' beat nine other nominees to win best picture at the 1943 Oscars

     
    Before this year, the last time there were 10 best picture nominees at the Oscars was in 1943, when "Casablanca" won. On the Rotten Tomatoes ranking of all of the best picture winners at the Oscars, this year's champ, "The Hurt Locker," sits at No. 13...
  • Ann Powers: The Top 12 meet the Rolling Stones

     
    For any rock fan who has learned to love "American Idol," the theme of Tuesday night’s first showing for the Top 12 -- the music of the Rolling Stones -- was fraught with tension. Imagine if you’d had two high school boyfriends, one the student body...
  • Turan review: 'Clash of the Titans' has 'distracting' 3-D and 'clunky' action

     
    As early crowds settle in to see the movie, Los Angeles Times movie critic Kenneth Turan weighs in on "Clash of the Titans" with little enthusiasm about the remake of the "creaky" 1981 stop-motion animated classic. It's doubtful that records......
  • Theater review: 'Lascivious Something' at the Ford

     
    Does true love bring serenity or a sucker punch? That’s the dilemma of “Lascivious Something,” Sheila Callaghan’s darkly comic love triangle now at [Inside] the Ford. With its rustic cottage, grape vines, and rolling dunes, Sibyl Wickersheimer’s...
  • Tony Awards predix: Angela Lansbury will score historic sixth win

     
    Last year, Angela Lansbury tied record-holder Julie Harris when she won a fifth Tony Award for her featured (supporting) performance as the madcap Madame Arcati in the Noel Coward play "Blithe Spirit." Martin Denton (NYTheatre.com) predicts Lansbury...
  • Laguna Playhouse's 2010-11 season tends toward new plays with small casts

     
    The Laguna Playhouse won't be going for lavish in its coming 90th anniversary season, but its smallish productions -- the five plays combined require just 15 actors -- do tend strongly toward the newish and the safeish. The 2010-11 season......
  • A conversation with playwright Alan Bennett

     
    Over the past half-century, Bennett has produced a slew of pieces for stage, screen and printed page that provide telling portraits -- thoughtful, funny, poignant and bawdy -- of the English and English life. His mega-hit "The History Boys" opened......
  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • Will Angela Lansbury win a record sixth time at Tony Awards?

     
    Last year, Angela Lansbury tied record-holder Julie Harris when she won a fifth Tony Award for her featured performance as the madcap Madame Arcati in the Noel Coward play "Blithe Spirit." On Tuesday, she got a chance to break that tie with her featured...