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  • Theater review: 'The Good Negro' at Stella Adler Theatre

     
    Idealism is a dirty business in Tracy Scott Wilson’s “The Good Negro,” now at the Stella Adler Theatre. It’s Birmingham, 1962, and the civil rights movement led by MLK-like Reverend Lawrence (Phrederic Semaj) finds a public relations dream in...
  • Young Playwrights Festival to kick off June 3 in Hollywood

     
    When the Blank Theatre Company launches its 18th annual Young Playwrights Festival next month, the line-up will include 12 plays by dramatists ages 14 to 19 from six states. The festival, which runs June 3 to 27, will take place......
  • TV preview: 'Prohibition'

    TV preview: 'Prohibition'
    On the last day of July, Ken Burns had his first drink of the year. Sitting in Trader Vic's at the Beverly Hilton hotel and talking about his upcoming documentary "Prohibition," the filmmaker bypassed the bar's traditional mai tai and instead went for...
  • Nina Foch, actress and influential acting teacher, dies at 84

    Nina Foch, a veteran actress from Hollywood's film noir era of the 1940s who became a widely respected acting coach and teacher of directors, died Friday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 84. She died of complications from long-term...
  • The Blank Theatre Company in Hollywood announces 2009-10 season

     
    Works by David Sedaris (left), Christopher Durang and Michael John LaChiusa will topline the Blank Theatre Company's 2009-10 season. The Hollywood-based company, led by Daniel Henning and actor Noah Wyle, will start its season later than usual in November...
  • 'Looking Glass Wars' takes Alice to a very different Wonderland

     
    The rabbit hole is getting crowded again. It’s been 144 years since Lewis Carroll introduced the world to an inquisitive girl named Alice, but her surreal adventures still resonate – Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” arrives in theaters in...
  • Pacific Stages prepares for its inaugural season

     
    For a theater company to launch its first season in the middle of a recession takes guts. To do so in El Segundo -- far off the beaten track of Los Angeles' main theater hubs -- would seem almost foolish.......
  • Theater review: 'Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them' at the Stella Adler Theatre

     
    The aftermath of the 9/11 attacks has produced its fair share of art, but farce has been one area hitherto neglected. Christopher Durang, operating with his customary lunatic hilarity, bravely steps into the breach. In “Why Torture Is Wrong, and......
  • Theater review: ‘The Charm of Making’ at the Stella Adler Theatre

     
    Self-loathing Southern aristocrats, poetry and plenty of bourbon: Timothy McNeil’s “The Charm of Making” hews closely to the tropes of Tennessee Williams. But despite wonderfully nuanced performances, this elegiac generational drama at the Stella...
  • Billie Piper's 'Secret' is out

    Billie Piper's 'Secret' is out
    "OH, COME on, that's pretty sexy," said IMG Global Media President and former HBO honcho Chris Albrecht at a swank screening room. Everyone had just been exposed to the first two episodes of "Secret Diary of a Call Girl," the English television show that...
  • 'The Confessions of Edward Day: A Novel' by Valerie Martin

    'The Confessions of Edward Day: A Novel' by Valerie Martin
    A man walks down a pier on the Jersey shore alone at night, leans on a decrepit railing and falls through into the black waves below. Just as his strength gives out, he feels a pair of arms around him -- a rescue. He owes his life to another man. This...