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  • 'Bus Stop' at Spotlighters is worth the layover

    William Inge's "Bus Stop" was the very first play staged at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre in 1962, so it's fitting that its new production of "Bus Stop" recently had its opening night 50 years to the day of that theater-opening production's...
  • Kim Novak: Top of the world in ‘Vertigo’ and in her life

     
    Kim Novak stars in the movie acclaimed the greatest of all time, yet she is critical of her contributions to “Vertigo.” “I don't think it's one of my best works, but to have been part of something that has been accepted makes me feel...
  • Cornerstone Theatre Co. opens season with 'Good People'

     Cornerstone Theatre Co. opens season with 'Good People'
    A relative newbie on the Orlando theater scene has a production coming up in just a few weeks. Cornerstone Theatre Company presented its first show, William Inge's "Picnic," in April. But it has a more ambitious slate of shows scheduled for its first...
  • Logan Marshall-Green to star opposite Lily Rabe in 'Miss Julie'

    Logan Marshall-Green to star opposite Lily Rabe in 'Miss Julie'
    Logan Marshall-Green, who appeared last summer as one of the doomed space voyagers in Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," will co-star alongside Lily Rabe in the Geffen Playhouse's revival of Strindberg's "Miss Julie." Marshall-Green will play the role of...
  • On Theater: Another 'Lincoln,' closer to home

    On Theater: Another 'Lincoln,' closer to home
    I'd like to use my space this week to talk about "Lincoln." No, not the Steven Spielberg blockbuster that may be front-and-center at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies, and not Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln," now on our television screens. This one is...
  • 'Picnic' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    'Picnic' on Broadway: What did the critics think?
    This post has been updated. "Picnic," the 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by William Inge, is getting a rare revival on Broadway from the Roundabout Theatre with a cast of young, good-looking actors paired alongside more seasoned veterans. Maggie...
  • James Gammon dies at 70; craggy character actor excelled on stage and screen

    James Gammon dies at 70; craggy character actor excelled on stage and screen
    James Gammon, a character actor whose gravelly voice and craggy face made indelible memories in Sam Shepard plays, a spate of western TV shows and films, plus a comic turn in the baseball movie "Major League," has died. He was 70. Gammon died Friday...
  • Robert Ellenstein dies at 87; actor and director

    Robert Ellenstein dies at 87; actor and director
    Robert Ellenstein, an actor and director with a varied career, including a long list of Los Angeles theater productions over several decades, died Oct. 28 of natural causes at a nursing home in West Los Angeles, said his son David. He was 87....
  • Mt. Bassett Revisited

     
    As a footnote to my previous post, I thought it would be valuable to list some of the people Jim Bassett interviewed for his ill-fated book on the Los Angeles Times. I’m not sure this is complete, but it’s a start. One of the more interesting is...
  • The Den Theatre, soon to be open for business

     
    Empty seats await paying customers at The Den Theatre, Chicago's newest pocket performing-arts venue. Located on the second floor of 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park, the wooden-floored Den is the creation of Ryan Martin and Lia Mortensen, who......
  • With upcoming 'Beauty Queen of Leenane,' Shattered Globe Theatre puts back the pieces

     
    Linda Reiter is Mag and Eileen Niccolai is Maureen in Shattered Globe Theatre's production of Martin McDonagh's "The Beauty Queen of Leenane." In previews Jan. 13-15 and running through Feb. 27 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.; tickets.......
  • Breakthrough Theatre announces third season

     
    Breakthrough Theatre chief Wade Hair has released details of the little Winter Park theater's third season. Some off-the-beaten-path musicals (“The Civil War,” “Bare”), some classic drama “Driving Miss Daisy,” “...