| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
--Death in the family: Corin Redgrave, brother of Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave, dies at age 70. (Telegraph, Los Angeles Times) --Tell all: Judge orders artist Shepard Fairey's lawyers to disclose identities of anyone who deleted or destroyed records in the.....
| Jan 30, 2010
The Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7 after the final performance of its current show, "Camelot," as leaders of the 90-year-old landmark theater search for ways out of serious financial difficulties.
Among the options they are considering is a...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83.
Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
| Jul 22, 2010
Buff Cobb, who hosted the pioneering television talk show "Mike and Buff" in the early 1950s with Mike Wallace, who was then her husband, died July 12, her family announced. She was believed to be 83.
Cobb, a former actress and theatrical producer,...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:34 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated.
HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...
| Jun 5, 2011
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
A Pedestrian in Paris
Harper Perennial: 336 pp., $14.99
"Paris belongs to its piétons — the pedestrians. One goes naturally à pied — on foot. And it's only on foot that you discover its...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Rhoda is officially heading back to the Big Apple. Producers of the play "Looped" have announced they are opening the show on Broadway with Emmy-winning actress Valerie Harper in the lead role as force-of-nature celebrity Tallulah Bankhead. Harper...
| Oct 31, 2009
| 4:33 PM
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...
| May 17, 2009
In a spare rehearsal room across the street from the Pasadena Playhouse, Kelly McGillis is preparing a role she may have been born to play. It's one of the great women characters of the American theater, the acerbic Southerner Regina Giddens in Lillian...
| Aug 16, 2008
"She is a bright, talented actress," Noel Coward once wrote of Julie Andrews, "and quite attractive since she dealt with her monstrous English overbite."
Pure Coward—except that it isn't. Banged out on an old Olympia typewriter in 1991, this...
| Aug 25, 2008
FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
| Jul 6, 2008
THESE days, the actress formerly known as Rhoda sports personas vastly different from the straight-talking New Yorker she created for television's classic sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda." Three decades later, Valerie Harper...