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  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office

     Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office
    NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics. Facing...
  • 'Phantom of the Opera' on Broadway casts black actor in title role

    'Phantom of the Opera' on Broadway casts black actor in title role
    "The Phantom of the Opera" has been running on Broadway for more than 25 years. This week, the musical announced a first: a black actor has been cast in the title role in the New York production. Norm Lewis will join the company of "Phantom" at the...
  • Billy Crudup connects onstage, on-screen

     Billy Crudup connects onstage, on-screen
    Billy Crudup, 45, who played a charismatic '70s rock musician in Cameron Crowe's 2000 comedy "Almost Famous," J. Edgar Hoover in Michael Mann's 2009's "Public Enemies" and the very blue superhero Dr. Manhattan in Zack Snyder's 2009's "Watchmen," stars...
  • Elaine Stritch shoots straight from the lip

    Elaine Stritch shoots straight from the lip
    Kathie Lee Gifford looked like a deer caught in oncoming headlights when 89-year-old Broadway legend Elaine Stritch casually dropped an F-bomb on the "Today" show a few weeks back. Gifford shouldn't have been surprised. Stritch, who appeared on the...
  • PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh

    PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh
    Celes King IV Community activist and entrepreneur Celes King IV, 70, a South Los Angeles community activist whose father was civil rights advocate Celes King III, died Saturday at a San Diego hospital, a family spokesman said. Adrian Dove,...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out

    Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett and the art of the theater shout-out
    It's a safe bet that most viewers of the Oscars on Sunday had probably never heard of the Sydney Theatre Company before best-actress winner Cate Blanchett paid tribute to the Australian institution during her acceptance speech. Blanchett is a longtime...
  • Debbie Allen, Stephen Hartke to mentor YoungArts fellows in L.A.

    Debbie Allen, Stephen Hartke to mentor YoungArts fellows in L.A.
    That crackle in the air? Could be widespread arts mentoring sweeping across Los Angeles this week.   On Tuesday, the National YoungArts Foundation kicks off its 2014 YoungArts Los Angeles program. Through March 23, 100 Southern California emerging...
  • Blythe Danner to star at Geffen Playhouse before Broadway

    Blythe Danner to star at Geffen Playhouse before Broadway
    Blythe Danner will return to Broadway in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House," which is scheduled to open Oct. 2 in a production by the Manhattan Theater Club. But before bowing in New York, Danner and the play will open at the Geffen...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song

    Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song
    In the end, some of the biggest names in pop music couldn’t topple a Disney princess. “Let It Go” from Walt Disney Pictures’ animated musical “Frozen” took the Oscar for original song, besting offerings from U2,...
  • Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway

    Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway
    Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...