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In 'Bed,' a tale of wounded love, the truth of the acting is a lure

The bed that dominates the set for Sheila Callaghan's new play, "Bed," is raised on a jerry-built platform and surrounded by a sea of junk — bags of cheap candy, cigarette butts, junk-food wrappers and other vestiges of late-night wildness from weeks (maybe months) gone by.

Holly (a fiery Kate Morgan Chadwick) is clearly not a poster child for healthy living.

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Keiko Fukazawa's 'Made in China' show employs ceramics to make the personal political

Keiko Fukazawa's "Spout Monster #1" is an unassuming little smart bomb, a precision-guided work of art that explodes aesthetic conventions by uncovering buried social and political content in ordinary found objects.

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' is coming to Broadway, adapted by Aaron Sorkin

The last time anyone checked, Atticus Finch wasn't a hyper-verbal, precociously talented tech-head with a massive emotional chip on his shoulder. Nonetheless, the upright, plain-spoken hero of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will get the Aaron Sorkin treatment in a new stage adaptation of the novel coming to Broadway.

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The Broad museum announces its first special exhibition: 'Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life'

"Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life" will be the first special exhibition at the Broad, the contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles will announce Wednesday.

Running from June 11 through Oct. 2, the exhibition will feature nearly all of the 125 Sherman works in the Broad's permanent collection.

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For 'Frozen' fans, let the waiting begin: Broadway musical sets opening for spring 2018

Fans of "Frozen" will have to wait two more years before the highly anticipated musical stage adaptation opens on Broadway.

Disney announced Tuesday that the new version of the hit animated movie is set to open in New York in spring 2018. The company said that casting, dates and venue will be announced later.

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'I met Beyonce': Tears, cheers and hummus as YOLA returns from playing the Super Bowl with Coldplay

Teresa Caceres got off the bus in pigtails and started to cry.

It had been an exhausting and exhilarating week for her and dozens of other musicians in Youth Orchestra Los Angeles who returned home Monday evening to banners, bouquets and cheering families after performing a day earlier with Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Coldplay at Super Bowl 50.

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