| Apr 25, 2010
| 9:32 PM
NEW YORK â The âMad Menâ craze glorifying the pre-liberated 1960s â that last hurrah of an era in which privileged white men chased skirts while knocking back highballs and accepting promotions â finally hits Broadway with a revival of......
| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The first rialto revival of the 1969 musical "Promises, Promises" opened Sunday night to decidedly mixed reviews. This tuneful version of 1960 best picture Oscar champ "The Apartment" has quite the pedigree. Neil Simon adapted the Oscar-winning screenplay...
| Oct 10, 2010
There's no substitute for a grand old hotel, preferably one that predates the Great Depression, appoints its public rooms with senatorial gravitas, and keeps a fleet of comfortable chairs on its veranda. This list is far from comprehensive (for a longer...
| Apr 13, 2010
Harold David Berkowitz
L.A. film industry lawyer
Harold David Berkowitz, 92, an entertainment lawyer who had practiced locally since the 1940s, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home from a stroke, said Kathy Monkarsh, a daughter.
He was a senior...
| Apr 25, 2010
When producers first approached Kristin Chenoweth about playing the female lead in the musical "Promises, Promises," she was hesitant and more than a little worried about taking on the role.
One of Broadway's brightest stars, she's best known for her...
| Oct 1, 2010
Tony Curtis was a strikingly handsome 23-year-old native New Yorker playing the lead in an off-Broadway production of "Golden Boy" in 1948 when he was spotted by a Universal Pictures talent scout. Sent west for a screen test, he signed a seven-year...
| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| Apr 30, 2010
Dorothy Provine, who played the singing, high-kicking flapper in the early-1960s TV series "The Roaring Twenties" and appeared in the all-star movie comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," has died. She was 75.
Provine, a longtime resident of...
| Oct 27, 2010
Steve Goldstein knows where all the famous bodies are buried.
By day, he's a businessman who owns a payroll service. But in his off hours, he's one of Hollywood's best-known grave hunters. Author of "LA's Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.s R.I.P" and...
| Nov 6, 2010
ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS
Writer, editor and
producer on 'Dallas'
Arthur Bernard Lewis, 84, a veteran TV writer who wrote 69 episodes of "Dallas" and also served as executive story editor and supervising producer for the long-running CBS prime-time soap...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 1:40 PM
A beach house owned by the late entertainment lawyer Harold Berkowitz is on the market in Malibu at $13.9 million.
The Mediterranean house has 40 feet of beachfront and a raised deck for taking in the ocean views. The master bedroom suite includes a...