| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The TV season's comedic darlings, "Modern Family" and "Glee," were honored with Peabody Awards on Wednesday. The awards, administered by the University of Georgia, recognize achievement and public service by TV and radio stations, networks, production...
| Apr 1, 2010
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-- Super structure: Artist Anish Kapoor's design for ArcelorMittal Orbit -- the $29-million, 390-foot tower of steel that will dominate London's 2012 Olympic park -- has been unveiled by Mayor Boris Johnson. (Guardian) -- Big numbers: An exhibit from Los....
| Apr 5, 2010
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-- Theater pioneer dies: Craig Noel, founding director of San Diego's Old Globe, dies at age 94. (Los Angeles Times) -- Pas de deux: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Dance Theatre Workshop nearing deal to merge. (Crain's New......
| May 6, 2011
Arthur Laurents, a Tony Award-winning playwright and director who wrote the books for the classic Broadway musicals "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and later wrote the hit movies "The Way We Were" and "The Turning Point," died Thursday. He was believed to...
| Feb 23, 2013
Hollywood considered Matt Mattox one of the best dancers in the country when he was cast to dizzying effect in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the 1954 Oscar-winning film celebrated for its imaginative and masterful dance moves.
Billed as one of...
| Oct 27, 2010
Playwright Joseph Stein, who turned a Yiddish short story into the classic Broadway musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and later wrote the screenplay for its successful movie adaptation, has died. He was 98.
His wife, Elisa Stein, said he died at Mount...
| Oct 3, 2012
Yvonne Mounsey, a principal dancer with New York City Ballet and the longtime director of one of Southern California's most prominent ballet schools, died Saturday from cancer at her Los Angeles home. She was 93.
Her daughter, Allegra Clegg of Pacific...
| Jun 15, 2008
FOR HALF an hour on a late May afternoon, Damian Woetzel had the New York State Theater stage to himself. Although odd noises emerged from the wings as stagehands went about their business, Woetzel, in a T-shirt and stretch pants, focused intently on...
| Jun 17, 2008
Oscar-winning producer Walter Mirisch has lived the American dream. He grew up in a poor immigrant family, and despite suffering hardships during the Great Depression, he found his way to Harvard. He later went on to a storied career producing some of the...
| Nov 13, 2008
San Francisco Ballet, this nation's oldest classical dance company, is 75 years young -- to underscore the compliment.
When you've lasted that long and are kicking up your heels as well as these dancers do, it's worth a celebration. Artistic director...
| Sep 2, 2008
"Once on This Island," a tale of love and redemption in the Caribbean, marks a new beginning for L.A.'s leading presenter of old musicals.
"Island," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, is the first show of Reprise Theatre Company's first...