| Nov 20, 2009
Two young actors are rehearsing a pivotal fight scene in a new short play opening tonight at a small theater in Lower Manhattan. They are portraying out-of-work laborers from the Midwest who have been flown to New York to participate in a kill-or-be-...
| Jun 26, 2009
Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died Thursday. She was 62....
| Apr 4, 2009
Fiercely independent Elizabeth Bennet is known for her sharp tongue -- and her sharp dagger.
That's what it takes to capture Darcy's heart in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the surprising literary hybrid by Los Angeles author and screenwriter Seth...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:44 PM
“The Book of Mormon” is a bona fide stage phenomenon, combining the irreverent in-your-face comedy of Trey Parker and Matt Stone (“South Park,” “Orgazmo,” “Cannibal! The Musical,” “Team America:...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Syzygy: S-Y-Z-Y-G-Y, syzygy. And with that, the 3rd Annual Bee was won. This format of “bee spelling” has been around since the beginning of primary education, but with Suncoast Community High School’s production of The 25th Annual...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Mad Cow Theatre will open its 17th season with "Other Desert Cities," a 2011 critically acclaimed play by Jon Robin Baitz, who created television's "Brothers and Sisters" and has written for "The West Wing" and "Alias."
Fans of "Brothers and...
| Oct 4, 2013
"Gravity" defies itself. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts — a newbie scientist and a veteran cowboy — who dodge space debris and the usual narrative expectations while coping with a highly compressed series of crises 372 miles...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:36 PM
South Coast Repertory will conclude its 50th season with the play that opened its first: "Tartuffe," the farce by French playwright Moliere about a religious hypocrite who charms his way into a family home.
It's the Costa Mesa theater's way of coming...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:24 AM
"Alvin, an aging comedy writer with one last shot at a network meeting, is trapped under rubble by an LA earthquake. A hilarious look at TV, theater, Heaven and Hell — from one who's been there."
Does it sound like a story line that is, well, a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Mad Cow Theatre has announced the final play of its 2013-14 season, filling in the "to be determined" gap next summer in its previous season announcement.
I'm going to follow the lead of the New York Times and refer to the dark comedy as the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The Winter Park Playhouse opens its 2013-2014 Mainstage Series this Friday, Aug. 2, with the hit Off-Broadway musical, "Forever Plaid."
In the 1950s, four male singers whose lives ran out before their enthusiasm did, are miraculously revived for a...