| 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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Angela Lansbury first attended the Academy Awards at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on March 15, 1945. Just 19, she was nominated for supporting actress for her role as a conniving Cockney maid in "Gaslight."
And now, nearly seven decades later, the 88-year-...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The seemingly cursed Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” will reportedly be turning off its lights for good come January.
The production -- the most expensive show in Broadway history at a hefty $75 million -- has not been...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:44 PM
The seemingly cursed musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” will be turning off its lights for good come January -- at least on Broadway.
"We are excited to report that the next destination for 'Spider-Man' will be the entertainment capital...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:31 AM
On paper, at least, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" had the makings of a sure-fire Broadway hit. It boasted a rock score by U2's Bono and the Edge. It had Julie Taymor, the visionary director of Disney's "The Lion King." Above all, it starred one of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The Los Angeles County foster care system has a new crisis — one that can't be resolved by yanking children from troubled parents.
In fact, more children in the system would only make things worse because there's no where to put them in a county...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Linda Ronstadt’s new memoir recounts her decades-long career in music and chronicles her current battle with Parkinson’s disease. But the autobiography of the former Stone Poney’s frontwoman is also peppered with references to her former...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A Spanish-language version of Shakespeare's "Henry VIII" is on the boards at the Broad Stage, poets Rumi and Samuel Taylor Coleridge have their praises sung in separate shows, and the Radar L.A. Festival is all over the map.
Smokey Joe's Cafe Musical...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In a lecture at Harvard in the early 1990s, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo referred to Frank Gehry as a "noble savage."
The comment, partly a joke, perfectly summed up the conventional wisdom that had gathered around Gehry's work during the time...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:22 AM
TORONTO — Modern television dramas are filled with all kinds of fantastical characters you’ll probably never meet in real life — turncoat FBI agents, throne-seeking knights, superhero crime fighters.
What it may not have enough of, at...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
By cultural indications, the Netflix original series 'Orange Is the New Black' appears to be a hit.
The prison comedy, based on Piper Kerman's autobiography about her 15-month incarceration in a federal correctional facility on a decade-old drug...