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  • L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'

    L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'
    Here’s the thing about having a long, busy acting career: one moment a performer finds himself at the extreme margin of agony, trudging the stage with Cordelia in his arms, and the next he's having a moment of blood, sweat and glory in Rocky Balboa'...
  • TV This Week Nov. 10 - 16: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    TV This Week Nov. 10 - 16: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Christmas creates romantic confusion...
  • 'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December

    'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December
    Like a beached marine animal, "Big Fish" has flopped on Broadway. The musical, which is based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie of the same name, is set to close at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York on Dec. 29 after 98 regular performances, producers...
  • Disney is launching a 'Newsies' tour, coming to Pantages in 2015

    Disney is launching a 'Newsies' tour, coming to Pantages in 2015
    "Newsies," the Disney musical that opened on Broadway in 2012, will launch a national tour that will come to Los Angeles in 2015, organizers said Wednesday. The musical, which features songs by multiple Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, is set...
  • David Hyde Pierce returning to 'Vanya' as director of L.A. production

    David Hyde Pierce returning to 'Vanya' as director of L.A. production
    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...
  • Angela Lansbury will receive honorary Oscar

    Angela Lansbury will receive honorary Oscar
    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-...
  • 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' may be set for lights out on Broadway

    'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' may be set for lights out on Broadway
    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...
  • 'Spider-Man' to swing to Las Vegas once it goes dark on Broadway

    'Spider-Man' to swing to Las Vegas once it goes dark on Broadway
    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...
  • 'Spider-Man' musical on Broadway: Four lessons learned

    'Spider-Man' musical on Broadway: Four lessons learned
    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...
  • Review: 'Aspirin & Elephants' ages with grace, laughing all the way

    Review: 'Aspirin & Elephants' ages with grace, laughing all the way
    A comforting mix of the familiar and unexpected floats the smooth 25th anniversary revival of “Aspirin & Elephants” at the Santa Monica Playhouse. Despite some formulaic aspects, playwright Jerry Mayer’s boulevard comedy about...
  • Milo & Olive's Erin Eastland plans a fruity fall

    Milo & Olive's Erin Eastland plans a fruity fall
    Erin Eastland, fan of microplanes and Broadway musicals, is the new executive chef at Santa Monica restaurant Milo & Olive, after a seven-year tenure at Cube Cafe on La Brea Avenue. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., Eastland graduated from Trinity College in...