| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Meryl Streep fans can get a first look at the Oscar-winning actress' bewitching role in the coming film “Into the Woods.”
The film version based on the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical started shooting this week in England, with...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The number of people who attended an art show or a performing arts event in the U.S. continues to slide, according to a report released this week by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Theater took the biggest hit among the cultural categories, with...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Brechtian bad boys the Tiger Lillies descend on REDCAT, Isabella Rossellini brings "Green Porno" to the Luckman and Musical Theatre West stages "Young Frankenstein: The Musical."
Community Day Celebration New venue holds a family-friendly open house...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Soprano Audra McDonald is clearing out junk — in more ways than one. When reached by phone at her home outside New York City, the five-time Tony-winning actress and two-time Grammy-wining singer was awaiting a call from "the 1-800 junk guy," who...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — "Fun Home," the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's extraordinary graphic memoir, gets off to a choppy start, takes unnecessary musical detours and is staged in a rough-hewn style that sometimes seems more accidental than intentional....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:49 PM
"The Lion King" on Broadway has passed $1 billion in ticket revenues, making it the first New York show to reach the box-office milestone.
The long-running Disney musical, which is based on the animated movie, officially passed the $1-billion mark...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Of all the guests M83’s Anthony Gonzalez brought out during his Sunday night Hollywood Bowl set, he was clearly most excited about Zelly Meldal-Johnsen’s guest vocals.
Zelly, the precocious grade-school daughter of M83’s producer and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:06 AM
"Priscilla Queen of the Desert" sashays into the Segerstrom Center, Julian Sands portrays Harold Pinter in a one-man show at the Broad, and Falcon Theatre probes "The Mystery of Irma Vep."
An Afternoon with Hal Linden The TV actor and Broadway star...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Who'd have guessed that the intersection point in Sunday’s odd couple pairing at the Greek Theatre -- Beach Boys architect Brian Wilson and English guitar hero Jeff Beck -- would turn out to be a lovely expanse of musical landscape somewhere outside...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Vincente Minnelli shot the bulk of his 1951 movie "An American in Paris" on soundstages in Culver City. For the long-gestating stage-musical version of the classic film, producers have chosen Paris itself for the big premiere.
"An American in Paris"...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance.
"A concert hall that would...