| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"Orpheus" descends in Downtown L.A., "Floyd Collins" does likewise in La Mirada, and "In the Heights" rises in Thousand Oaks.
It’s Magic! Illusionists from around the world perform. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:34 AM
With the opening on Thursday of "Aladdin" at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York, Disney marks its 20th anniversary on Broadway. Whether that's a cause for celebration or consternation depends on how you view the company's success at making family-...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Having recently portrayed a getaway driver, a bank robber, a loose-cannon cop and an expat gangster, it's only logical that Ryan Gosling's next role could be … Busby Berkeley?
The star of "Drive" and "The Place Beyond the Pines" is set to produce...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Coming off her acclaimed performance as the ornery P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks," Emma Thompson has brought her considerable comic energy to Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd," which is being performed in a semi-staged concert production by...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
An iconic home of home runs and saves neatly morphed into hockey's temporary home on a historic January night at Dodger Stadium.
Of course, the startling transformation was not clever Hollywood sleight-of-hand but the guiding hand and mind of NHL...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Nickelodeon's new cartoon was hatched not through traditional television channels but in a Studio City efficiency apartment nicknamed the "Doodle Chamber." The 41/2 -minute cartoon about two feisty, accident-prone ducks was intended to be a one-off, a...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
After 16 years in purgatory, a carousel barker takes his granted leave to perform a good deed on Earth. He presents his child, whom he has never seen, a star stolen from heaven. You might expect the title character to break into "Soliloquy" from Rodgers &...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change.
Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...