| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded more than $127,000 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The grant is to help the company's outreach arm, which brings the Bard's work to children in underprivileged schools.
Other beneficiaries from the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A potent charge of relevant provocation propels “revolver” at the Celebration Theatre. In the final production at its longtime venue, L.A.’s flagship gay theater scores a profoundly affecting bull's-eye with Chris Phillips’...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Jean Stapleton won worldwide fame as Edith Bunker, the cheerfully clueless wife of bigoted Archie Bunker on the groundbreaking series "All in The Family."
Her resume also included later portrayals as Mother Goose, the Fairy Godmother and Mrs. Piggle-...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at the age of 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in "All in the Family."
By the time that landmark sitcom premiered in 1971, she had been acting for 30 years on the stage, in movies and on television,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Getting up close to a Broadway star can cost you more than $300 a seat for the most popular shows running in New York. But a front row seat on Twitter or Facebook is always free.
The current Broadway season, which comes to a close Sunday at the Tony...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
"Hungry Hobos," a 1928 Walt Disney animated short film that was considered lost for decades, will screen Saturday at UCLA as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 24th annual Silent Film Event.
The short, which predates Mickey Mouse and stars...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
John Caird, who's directing the L.A. Opera production of "Tosca" that opens Saturday, played crucial roles in launching two of the biggest stage blockbusters of modern times.
The fact that the British director remains somewhat below the radar, at...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Lily James, who plays Lady Rose MacClare in "Downton Abbey," will take the lead role once rumored for Emma Watson in "Cinderella," the Walt Disney Co., announced Tuesday.
The 24-year-old English actress, whose film credits include "Wrath of the Titans"...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Dance critic Laura Bleiberg reviews "Cinderella," with Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, at Segerstrom Center for the Arts....
| May 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Louboutin red isn’t just for the soles of sky-high stillettos anymore. Shoe designer Christian Louboutin is branching out into beauty.
His luxury French company is pairing with Batallure Beauty, which helps develop brands such as Abercrombie &...