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Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings true at Disney Hall

Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings true at Disney Hall

Los Angeles' two greatest cultural disappointments of the past three decades may have been the failure of the Olympic Arts Festival in 1984 to mount...

San Diego Opera extends deadline for closing down after board exodus

San Diego Opera extends deadline for closing down after board exodus

San Diego Opera set a new deadline of May 19 to obtain new funding or close down after the resignation Thursday of 13 members of its board of...

 Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold.

'Jersey Boys,' directed by Clint Eastwood, gets first trailer

'Jersey Boys,' directed by Clint Eastwood, gets first trailer

"Jersey Boys," Clint Eastwood's big-screen adaptation of the Broadway jukebox musical, is scheduled to open June 20. On Friday, Warner Bros....

Steve Martin to debut new musical at Old Globe in San Diego

Steve Martin to debut new musical at Old Globe in San Diego

Steve Martin will present the world premiere of his much buzzed about new musical "Bright Star" in September at the Old Globe in San Diego as part...

San Diego Opera board president resigns at Thursday meeting

Review: Annette Bening pays fine tribute in 'Ruth Draper's Monologues'

Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be...

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 Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have...

Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

Death in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing...

James Franco, his 'Of Mice and Men' critic and an Instagram rant

James Franco, his 'Of Mice and Men' critic and an Instagram rant

The social-media buzz surrounding James Franco's Broadway debut on Wednesday in "Of Mice and Men" doesn't have to do so much with his...

Ovitz, Shepard Fairey among creditors in Rubenstein Gallery bankruptcy

Ovitz, Shepard Fairey among creditors in Rubenstein Gallery bankruptcy

The list of creditors in a recent bankruptcy filing for the Perry Rubenstein Gallery in Los Angeles reads like a Hollywood art-world summit....

L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more

L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more

Baryshnikov does Chekov in "Man in a Case" at the Broad Stage. Plus, a pair of Pulitzer Prize winners: Edward Albee’s “A...

From screen to stage: Musical movie adaptations

From screen to stage: Musical movie adaptations

Movies often turn to the stage for inspiration, but more and more films are spurring stage productions. Here is a look at some popular...

 Review: 'Of Mice and Men' finds James Franco in CliffsNotes mode

Review: 'Of Mice and Men' finds James Franco in CliffsNotes mode

NEW YORK — Why is James Franco, the world's most famous perpetual student, making his Broadway debut in a revival of that panting...

Theater review: "Everything You Touch" at Boston Court Performing Arts Center

Theater review: "Everything You Touch" at Boston Court Performing Arts Center

You may have seen your share of makeovers, but nothing like the one Sheila Callaghan inflicts on her heroine in “Everything You Touch,...

Phillip Hayes Dean, playwright of 'Paul Robeson,' dies at 83

Phillip Hayes Dean, playwright of 'Paul Robeson,' dies at 83

Phillip Hayes Dean, the theater actor, director and playwright whose stage biography of Paul Robeson is currently being performed in Los...

Steven Soderbergh-directed play 'The Library' opens in New York

Steven Soderbergh-directed play 'The Library' opens in New York

Steven Soderbergh made his New York debut as a stage director on Tuesday with the official opening of "The Library," a school-shooting drama...

L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for...

 Concert with L.A. Phil will continue despite singer's death

Concert with L.A. Phil will continue despite singer's death

Musicians at Walt Disney Concert Hall, still in shock Tuesday after the sudden death of a choral singer preparing for the West Coast...

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