| Apr 13, 2013
San Gabriel Mountains: A map that accompanied an article in the April 11 LATExtra section about efforts to improve recreational facilities in the San Gabriel Mountains region enlarged the boundaries of a proposed national recreation area that would...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:16 AM
In show business, like all business, very often you spend money to make money. Director Sam Raimi's "Oz the Great and Powerful" is Disney's latest attempt to spend $200 million to make a billion worldwide, on the order of Tim Burton's "Alice in...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The future Wicked Witch of the West, the actress who plays her and hundreds of students in Orange County schools have something in common: They've been bullied.
"Wicked," the hit Broadway musical, "has gotten a new surge of importance because of all the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:18 PM
It's an Oz-themed weekend in central Florida, as Disney Co. rolls out its on-screen homage to the Wizard in the debut of the feature film 'Oz: The Great and Powerful.' Meanwhile, at the Epcot theme park, their annual flower festival features an Oz tribute...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"I WANT him to see me like this! I want to show him what he's done to me!!"
That's Mila Kunis, shrieking at her sister (Rachel Weisz) in Disney's coming "Oz the Great and Powerful." I won't explain here exactly why the lovely Mila is so distressed. Don't...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A newcomer burst onto the scholarship pageant scene Saturday night at Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Center.
Sporting a coral leotard and a smile, Paige Dutrow, 18, of Boonsboro, wowed the audience and the judges, baton twirling to Escala’s...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 9:19 AM
The Broadway musical "Wicked," which ran for more than three-and-a-half years in a dedicated Chicago production from 2005 to 2009, is making another return visit to the city that so embraced it. "Wicked" will have a hefty, eight-week engagement this...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A Tony nominee, a former Elphaba in Broadway's "Wicked" and a one-time Mouseketeer are among the acts booked for the 11th Orlando Cabaret Festival.
Mad Cow Theatre presents the annual mix of music and comedy, which will run April 25-May 12 at the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Last here almost exactly two years ago, Broadway juggernaut "Wicked" is back, dragon still snarling, witches still flying and monkeys still screeching.
Except for minor restaging, the show remains essentially unchanged. In fact, it runs like clockwork...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:16 PM
This is the fourth time “Wicked” has come to the Broward Center, and you would be well within your rights to ask, “Why this time?” or even “Why again?”
Well, I’ll tell you. This time, the Broadway mega-hit...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Spring breakers weren't just a big deal at SXSW last week -- they made a splash on Broadway, too. Vacationing families helped push Main Stem box office high enough that eight shows ended up topping $1 million each.
"Motown" ($1,029,883 for seven...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ever since the first national TV broadcast in 1967 of the Tony Awards, then its 21st year, a delicate dance has been tapped out between the handing out of trophies for artistic theatrical worthiness and the entertainment of the ever-fickle folks at home....