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  • Will Woody Allen controversy affect 'Bullets Over Broadway' musical?

    Will Woody Allen controversy affect 'Bullets Over Broadway' musical?
    Timing is everything in showbiz. And so it is with public controversies too. The resurrection of the 20-year-old Woody Allen controversy surrounding his adopted daughter Dylan (also known as Malone) Farrow comes as the prolific writer-director is riding...
  • Bartlett Sher roots around in America's moral character

    Bartlett Sher roots around in America's moral character
    NEW YORK — By his own admission, Bartlett Sher is not normally drawn to material like "The Bridges of Madison County," Robert James Waller's mega-bestselling 1992 novel. The weepie about a brief but life-changing 1960s romance between an Italian...
  • TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS

    TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'

    William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'
    Whoever is ultimately at fault in the conflict between actor Steven Berkoff and director William Friedkin that led to the postponement of the Geffen Playhouse’s much anticipated production of “The Birthday Party,” there’s no...
  • Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony

    Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony
    NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
  • Jimmy Murphy, host to the stars, dies at 75

    Jimmy Murphy, host to the stars, dies at 75
    Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d’ first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy’s Beverly Hills, he was...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds expected to attend Day on Broadway event downtown

    Hundreds expected to attend Day on Broadway event downtown
    More than 1,200 Angelenos are expected to fill the street on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to celebrate the rebirth of a historic neighborhood that had once gone dark and vacant. The afternoon festivities, dubbed Day on Broadway, will...
  • Checking out Broadway's old theaters of the superb

    Checking out Broadway's old theaters of the superb
    All that was missing Saturday were the searchlights as thousands filed through theater lobby doors to get a rare glimpse of the grand old movie palaces that line Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. "This is like discovering treasure in an old tomb,"...
  • Opera review: 'Queenie Pie' picks up where Duke Ellington left off

     Opera review: 'Queenie Pie' picks up where Duke Ellington left off
    Did Duke Ellington want to write an opera? Absolutely. He was working on "Queenie Pie" when he died in 1974. Did he have an opera in him? We will never know. He had been intending to write one for four decades and never did. Still, the notion of an...
  • Sundance 2014: The making of Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela' [Video]

    Sundance 2014: The making of Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela' [Video]
    PARK CITY, Utah -- How do you make a documentary about a musician who died more than 15 years ago and left behind a complex legacy? What happens when your original idea for the film no longer makes sense? How do you cull more than 1,000 hours of...