| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Hard-core rap could soon be experienced by a whole new crowd. A new musical inspired by Tupac Shakur's music is in development, with an eye toward Broadway.
Helmed by Kenny Leon ("A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences"), "Holler if Ya Hear Me" is being...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 7:12 AM
“Oz: The Great and Powerful” opens in theaters on March 8 — more than 100 years after the beloved children's ......
| May 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Opening March 10, the $450-million Smith Center for the Performing Arts will host music, theater and dance performances from around the world. The 2012 lineup includes celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma, humorist David Sedaris (pictured) and a series of Broadway...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Sting returns to his roots for "The Last Ship," a new musical based on the singer-songwriter’s childhood, with an eye toward Broadway.
The show, set in a struggling English shipyard in the 1980s, also has spawned an album of the same name -- his...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Pantages Theatre has added an asterisk or two to its claim in October that "The Book of Mormon" had set a new record for the biggest single-week box-office take in Los Angeles theater history.
On further review, Pantages spokesman Wayne McWhorter...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The holiday season is usually a bountiful time of year for Broadway shows. Hordes of tourists bring about a bump in box-office receipts for musicals and plays across the board.
The most recent holiday period proved to be no exception. "Wicked," still...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Attendance at touring Broadway shows nationwide dropped for the second straight season, according to a newly released report from the Broadway League. The report said that 12.7 million people attended a touring show in the 2011-12 season, down from 13.1...
| Apr 13, 2013
San Gabriel Mountains: A map that accompanied an article in the April 11 LATExtra section about efforts to improve recreational facilities in the San Gabriel Mountains region enlarged the boundaries of a proposed national recreation area that would...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:32 PM
F. Kathleen Foley reviews "Cinderella Christmas" at the El Portal....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Louvre Museum in Paris is facing accusations that it overcleaned a painting by Leonardo da Vinci -- "The Virgin and Child With Saint Anne." Meryl Streep talks about her effort to help establish a women's history museum....
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Hugh Jackman, Aaron Sorkin and Stephen Schwartz are collaborating on a new Broadway-bound musical titled "Houdini," set for the 2013-14 season....