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George Bernard Shaw

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  • PASSINGS: Wilfried Martens

    Wilfried Martens, 77, the resilient Belgian prime minister who led nine governments and deepened Belgium's integration in the European Union, died Wednesday at his home in Lokeren, in East Flanders. A family statement confirming his death did not...
  • TV This Week for July 14 - 20: 'The Newsroom' on HBO

     TV This Week for July 14 - 20: 'The Newsroom' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 14 - 20, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY "Secrets of Chatsworth" is not an...
  • PASSINGS: Patrice Chereau, Ernie Dunlevie, Marc Merson, Henry Guettel

     PASSINGS: Patrice Chereau, Ernie Dunlevie, Marc Merson, Henry Guettel
    Patrice Chereau Innovative director of opera, film, theater Patrice Chereau, 68, a celebrated French actor and director in film, theater and opera who was renowned for cutting-edge productions, died Monday in Paris of complications related to...
  • Seamus Heaney dies at 74; Irish poet won Nobel Prize for literature

    Seamus Heaney dies at 74; Irish poet won Nobel Prize for literature
    Seamus Heaney was already one of Ireland's best-known poets when the sectarian violence of "The Troubles" swept through Northern Ireland in the 1970s and '80s. An Irish Republican activist spotted him on a train and challenged Heaney to craft some words...
  • Dudley Knight, innovative UC Irvine drama professor, dead at 73

    Dudley Knight, innovative UC Irvine drama professor, dead at 73
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic,...
  • Christopher Guest shakes his 'Family Tree'

    Christopher Guest shakes his 'Family Tree'
    A powerful recurring motif in the varied works of Christopher Guest is the dummy. From early sketch comedy on "Saturday Night Live" through a series of mock documentaries, the looming figure is an essential part of the Guest aesthetic. It can be a...
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights
    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • 'Doctor's Dilemma' director Dámaso Rodriguez

    'Doctor's Dilemma' director Dámaso Rodriguez
    Every now and then, a play or song or book comes around that perfectly encapsulates the time we live in, despite having been created decades, or even centuries, ago. Such is the case with George Bernard Shaw's "The Doctor's Dilemma," which was first...
  • Critic's Notebook: Presidential debates as theater

     Critic's Notebook: Presidential debates as theater
    The final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney takes place Monday evening in Boca Raton, Fla., and if the concluding round is anything like the other two, the theatrical presentation of the candidates will be more closely...
  • Lily Rabe to star in 'Miss Julie' at Geffen Playhouse

    Lily Rabe to star in 'Miss Julie' at Geffen Playhouse
    Lily Rabe, who has earned acclaim for her New York stage performances and whose Hollywood cachet has risen thanks to the popularity of the FX series "American Horror Story," will star in a new adaptation of August Strindberg's "Miss Julie" at the Geffen...
  • Review: 'Pygmalion' a thorough delight

     Review: 'Pygmalion' a thorough delight
    SAN DIEGO — For some theatergoers, George Bernard Shaw's classic 1913 play "Pygmalion" is "My Fair Lady" without the songs and traditional romantic ending. But returning to the source of Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's beloved musical...