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  • Adele Dazeem (Idina Menzel) saluted at 'The Book of Mormon'

    Adele Dazeem (Idina Menzel) saluted at 'The Book of Mormon'
    Adele Dazeem -- the John Travolta-anointed alter ego of Broadway star Idina Menzel -- received a special tribute at a recent performance of "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Actor Cody Jamison Strand, who plays Mormon missionary...
  • Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke

    Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke
    Adele Dazeem was a big hit at the Academy Awards when she sang "Let It Go" from the Oscar-winning Disney animated movie "Frozen." And now the exotically named actress will be headlining a Broadway musical. In a social media joke circulating on Twitter,...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

     Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?
    "Searching for Sugar Man," the absorbing investigation into the whereabouts of an elusive '70s singer-songwriter, won the Academy Award for feature documentary last year. It was the first time that the entire body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
  • Oscars 2014: Lady Gaga steals the spotlight at Elton John's party

    Oscars 2014: Lady Gaga steals the spotlight at Elton John's party
    Elton John and David Furnish may have been the hosts, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation may have been the cause, but the talent that drew attention like moths to a flame was Lady Gaga, sweeping into Sunday's Elton John Oscars Viewing Party a few hours in...
  • New high-rise on Broadway would be one of tallest in Southland

    New high-rise on Broadway would be one of tallest in Southland
    It's been generations since a high-rise building had its debut on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, but the skyline is finally in for a dramatic change. A local developer hopes to transform a homely corner of the city's famed commercial corridor early...
  • 'Big Fish' coming to Southern California following Broadway flop

    'Big Fish' coming to Southern California following Broadway flop
    "Big Fish," the elaborate stage musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie, flopped on Broadway last year, running for fewer than four months before closing at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.  But this fish isn't dead in the water just yet. The...
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber musical 'Stephen Ward' closing in London

    Andrew Lloyd Webber musical 'Stephen Ward' closing in London
    The latest musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has posted a closing notice on London's West End just two months after opening. "Stephen Ward," based on the 1960s British political scandal surrounding John Profumo, opened in December at the Aldwych...
  • Maria von Trapp dies at 99; member of 'Sound of Music' family

    Maria von Trapp dies at 99; member of 'Sound of Music' family
    STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Maria von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for “The Sound of Music,” has died, her brother said Saturday. Von Trapp, 99, died at her home in Vermont on...
  • Review: Kneehigh's 'Brief Encounter' a playful, inventive homage

     Review: Kneehigh's 'Brief Encounter' a playful, inventive homage
    Some of you, upon hearing that "Brief Encounter" has been adapted to the stage, will immediately roll your eyes and ask, "Why would anyone be foolish enough to compete with the memory of David Lean's classic film?" Well, the British company Kneehigh has...
  • Review: 'The Winter's Tale' thaws the heart with magic, melodrama

     Review: 'The Winter's Tale' thaws the heart with magic, melodrama
    SAN DIEGO — The difficulty of staging "The Winter's Tale" is legendary. Characters are at the mercy of a crazy plot that wildly mixes genres and tones, there is a leap of 16 years between the third and fourth acts and one stage direction (perhaps...
  • TV This Week, Feb. 16 - 22: 'Inside the Actors Studio'

    TV This Week, Feb. 16 - 22: 'Inside the Actors Studio'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here. --------------------...