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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • 'Sleepless in Seattle — the Musical' set to stir Pasadena audience

     'Sleepless in Seattle — the Musical' set to stir Pasadena audience
    As his actors run through a crucial scene — one in which hopes are dashed and the plot is thickened — director Sheldon Epps watches with a contemplative eye. "Good," Epps says at the scene's end, his elegant baritone filling the Pasadena...
  • L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6

    L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6
    The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear...
  • Nick Searcy brings authenticity to his characters

    Nick Searcy brings authenticity to his characters
    This is the first of a series on some of the top character actors in Hollywood. Over the years, Nick Searcy has played everything from a German shepherd in an off-Broadway musical rip-off of "Cats" called "Dogs" to astronaut Deke Slayton in the Emmy...
  • Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis

     Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis
    Sigmund Freud considered religion a mass delusion, a sort of group neurosis ideally suited to obsessive types. C.S. Lewis was a literary intellectual who found ways of channeling his devout Christianity into even his nontheological writings, "The...
  • The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing

    The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing
    One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book...
  • Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'

    Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'
    He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
  • 'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards

    'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards
    The musical "Once" and Stephen Karam's play "Sons of the Prophet" took the top honors at the Lucille Lortel Awards in New York on Sunday. The awards recognize excellence in off-Broadway productions and are presented by the League of Off-Broadway...
  • Q+LA Heidi Murkoff

     
    An unexpected media empress makes her move on Hollywood, as What to Expect When You’re Expecting goes big screen...
  • Music review: New Zealand festival at REDCAT

    Music review: New Zealand festival at REDCAT
    The first of the two-day New Zealand in L.A. festival at REDCAT on Wednesday night featured eight chamber and solo works by Kiwi composers, none with much of an international reputation, and a renowned performer on Maori instruments, Richard Nunns. The...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal to star in off-Broadway play

    Jake Gyllenhaal to star in off-Broadway play
    Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in an off-Broadway play from the Roundabout Theatre Company. The Oscar-nominated actor will appear in the ensemble comedy-drama "If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet" by British playwright Nick Payne. Gyllenhaal has...
  • Music review: On-stage, all is well for Cleveland Orchestra

    Music review: On-stage, all is well for Cleveland Orchestra
    The bulletin from the Cleveland Orchestra, which performed for the first time at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Tuesday night, is that it is still the Cleveland Orchestra, still magnificent. This was the orchestra's first return to...