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His offices in Seoul are nearly 7,000 miles from New York — a 14-hour flight made several times a year — but that hasn't deterred Chun-soo Shin from his bid to become a major Broadway player. One of Korea's top theater producers, Shin has...
Searching for his way into the new musical "Backbeat," which examines the Beatles' early days (and nights) in Hamburg, Germany, David Leveaux asked himself what he called "the Jerome Robbins question." It's a tactic he picked up in 2004 while overseeing...
The recent stage adaptation of the bestselling novel "Sideways" that debuted in May in Santa Monica is moving up in the world. The La Jolla Playhouse said it will produce the play starting in July, with former artistic director Des McAnuff at the helm....
"First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful." — Alice Roosevelt Longworth STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity. In February, the six-...
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Jon Favreau has emerged as the lead candidate to direct the planned movie version of the Tony Award-winning jukebox musical "Jersey Boys," according to a report this week in Variety. Favreau may seem like a strange choice for the job judging from his...
Culture MonsterThe Broadway-bound revival of "Jesus Christ Superstar," currently at the La Jolla Playhouse, has been generating positive buzz since opening earlier this year at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada. But the production appears to have hit a snag...
Culture MonsterTheater critic Charles McNulty names the best plays he saw in 2011....
Culture MonsterGeorge Clooney, Demian Bichir, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Plummer are among this year's crop of Oscar nominees who are taking on stage roles....
Culture MonsterAntoni Cimolino will succeed Des McAnuff as artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada....
Culture Monster"Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the new musical based on the Flaming Lips' 2002 album of the same name, will make its debut later this year at the La Jolla Playhouse, the theater company announced on Wednesday. The musical will have its world...
Culture Monster“Jesus Christ Superstar" has once again been resurrected, and the first reviews from New York were mixed....
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