| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles" is a small drama that's confined to one room and focused on the relationship between two characters, an elderly grandmother and her neo-hippie grandson.
Yet the play, which is receiving an attentive production at South Coast...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:54 PM
David Hyde Pierce played one of the title characters in Christopher Durang's acclaimed play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" when it debuted in 2012. The "Frasier" actor will return to the play for its Los Angeles premiere early next year at the Mark...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When plans commenced in 1987 to build Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A., architect Frank Gehry was a relatively youthful 58 years old. By the time the hall was completed, after a number of delays and setbacks — not to mention some...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all.
The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Gala-goers at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” a tale of fiery, futile love, were also greeted with a few impassioned pleas.
Members of LGBT advocacy groups Monday night staged a protest...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
After the drama, comes the music.
Monday night, the Metropolitan Opera threw an opening night gala that will be mostly remembered for its offstage dramatics: a celebrity director who couldn’t oversee her staging of Tchaikovsky’s “...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cast attractive actors who also happen to be writer-directors in your movie and you're setting the stage for a prolonged and unusual journey. Filmmaker Richard Linklater can see that now: how the extra talents latent in Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy emerged...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
New York's second-largest opera company appears to be on the brink of bankruptcy as an emergency fundraising effort is failing to meet its target, barring any last-minute miracle.
The New York City Opera was looking to raise $1 million through...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 3:55 PM
NEW YORK -- Can "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" turn its dreams into reality?
That fraught question about the Ben Stiller fantasy picture saw the first hints of an answer on Saturday at the New York Film Festival, where the pricey Christmas release had...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was said to have been a disastrous seven days for classical music in America. "Hell week" is what Russell Platt called it in the New Yorker last week.
New York City Opera declared bankruptcy and shut down. Minnesota Orchestra's music director Osmo...