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  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres
    The dystopian drama "Foxfinder" premieres in Pasadena, Gordon Goodman is back as "Barrymore," and Barry McGovern does Beckett at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Human Identity L.A. premiere of writer-performer Christopher Vened’s solo show mixing mime...
  • Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?

    Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?
    U2, Pharrell Williams and Karen O -- names more befitting of Grammy nominations than the Oscars -- are among the contenders for the Academy Award for original song. Here, the heavy-hitters are all underdogs, as they will have to vie for Oscar gold on...
  • Reese Witherspoon no longer legally bound to Ojai ranch

    Reese Witherspoon no longer legally bound to Ojai ranch
      Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon has sold Libbey Ranch in Ojai for $4,983,500. Designed by architect Wallace Neff, who became known for developing the "California" style of home, Witherspoon's ranch was originally built in 1923 as stables for...
  • Oscar Nominations 2014: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' but no Pixar

    Oscar Nominations 2014: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' but no Pixar
    The Oscar nominees for animated feature this year reflect shifts in an art form that has become an increasingly crucial part of the movie business. There is the return of an industry giant, Walt Disney Animation Studios, which saw its blockbuster...
  • 'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to today's world

     'An Iliad' aims to make the Trojan War relevant to today's world
    Denis O'Hare's campaign to write and perform a solo play based on "The Iliad" has now lasted almost as long as the Trojan War itself. He began writing "An Iliad" in 2005 with his director and co-author, Lisa Peterson. Now they're bringing their 100-...
  • Broadway audiences still white and affluent, according to study

    Broadway audiences still white and affluent, according to study
    Anyone who's seen a Broadway show in the last year probably won't be shocked by what a new study released this week has to say about theater demographics: spectators on Broadway are still predominantly white and affluent. The study, released Thursday by...
  • Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary

    Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary
    Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Movies | Ansel Elgort, Gia Coppola and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Movies | Ansel Elgort, Gia Coppola and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Ansel Elgort | Actor Before Ansel Elgort was cast in two of next year's most highly anticipated...
  • T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million

    T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million
    T.S. Eliot never lived to see the Andrew Lloyd Webber stage musical "Cats," based on Eliot's collection of poems "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." But Eliot's second wife and widow, Valerie, did live long enough to profit from the musical, amassing a...
  • Zoe Kazan dips back into love for new play 'Trudy and Max' at SCR

    Zoe Kazan dips back into love for new play 'Trudy and Max' at SCR
    Stage and screen credits abound in Zoe Kazan's family — her parents are the screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord and her grandfather is the pioneering director Elia Kazan ("A Streetcar Named Desire"). But the 30-year-old actress and...
  • A 'Beautiful' tapestry of Carole King's life

    A 'Beautiful' tapestry of Carole King's life
    NEW YORK — Since you're probably wondering, let's just get this out of the way: Jessie Mueller, the actress playing the title role in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on Broadway, has met the famed singer-songwriter but only once, during a...