| Aug 1, 2010
Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, welcomed more than 500 guests to the historic Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills for DesignCare '10, a fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation (www.hollyrod.org), which provides...
| Sep 18, 2010
The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price.
Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind...
| Apr 22, 2009
Albert L. Greene
Albert L. Greene, 59, president and chief executive of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys since 2006, died Thursday at his home in Calabasas. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June, the hospital...
| Apr 26, 2009
Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86.
FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Klea Blackhurst, known for her musical tribute to Ethel Merman, stars in the upcoming revival of "Hello, Dolly!" at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The production, staged by Daniel Goldstein, runs June 28 to Sept. 8.
It will be the second...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The revue "Jerry's Girls" is supposed to be an ensemble piece celebrating the highly hummable tunes of the Great White Way composer Jerry Herman.
For the most part, the production at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs is exactly that. The cast of six...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend.
The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, widowed too soon and left to her own devices in 1890s New York, turns meddling into a sly, lucrative art. She “arranges things, like furniture and daffodils and lives,” all the while looking out discreetly for No. 1....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:56 PM
In my job you hear a lot of curtain speeches — turn off your cellphones, subscribe now, blah, blah, blah. But in that sea of rhetorical predictability, there is one speech I will never forget. It took place about five or six years ago at the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:25 AM
“Good News,” “Hello, Dolly!” and “The Most Happy Fella” will be the three main stage shows celebrating Goodspeed Opera House’s 50th anniversary season in 2013.
The season will open with the 1927 musical “...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The run of the revival of the Jerry Herman musical “Mame” at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, has been extended from July 1 to July 7.
The show, now in previews, stars Louise Pitre, Tony Award nominee for Broaday's "Mamma Mia!"...