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  • Audra McDonald to play Billie Holiday on Broadway

    Audra McDonald to play Billie Holiday on Broadway
    Audra McDonald, who has won five Tony Awards, will return to Broadway this spring to play Billie Holiday in a production of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," a musical that features songs made famous by the late jazz star. The musical was first...
  • Designer Catherine Martin to get Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award

    Designer Catherine Martin to get Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award
    Costume and production designer Catherine Martin will receive the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award for her work on husband and director Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” the Rodeo Drive Committee and the city of...
  • 'Frozen': Finding a diva in 41 languages

    'Frozen': Finding a diva in 41 languages
    The first time Rick Dempsey heard Idina Menzel sing "Let it Go," the ice queen empowerment anthem in the Walt Disney Animation movie "Frozen," he knew he had a serious problem on his hands. "How are we going to do that in 41 languages?" said Dempsey,...
  • One suspect had Philip Seymour Hoffman's cell number, officials say

    One suspect had Philip Seymour Hoffman's cell number, officials say
    NEW YORK — At least one of four people arrested during an investigation of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's suspected fatal heroin overdose had the actor's cellphone number, two law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Investigators zeroed in on...
  • 'Matilda the Musical' national tour to kick off at the Ahmanson

    'Matilda the Musical' national tour to kick off at the Ahmanson
    "Matilda the Musical," the hit family-friendly show based on the Roald Dahl book, will launch a national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in 2015, organizers announced Thursday. The musical, which won multiple Tony Awards, is currently...
  • 'Great Gatsby,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' win Art Directors Guild awards

    'Great Gatsby,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' win Art Directors Guild awards
    "Gravity," "Her" and "The Great Gatsby" won Art Directors Guild awards for film production design Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Andy Nicholson of "Gravity" earned the honor in the fantasy film category. K.K. Barrett won for...
  • Robert Lopez ranges from ribald 'Book of Mormon' to Disney's 'Frozen'

      Robert Lopez ranges from ribald 'Book of Mormon' to Disney's 'Frozen'
    For someone who made his name with ribald musical comedies like "The Book of Mormon" and "Avenue Q," Robert Lopez would have seemed like the last choice on Earth to write the songs for a Disney animated movie. But his work on "Frozen" has been a popular...
  • Cicely Tyson in 'Trip to Bountiful' leads Ahmanson 2014-15 season

    Cicely Tyson in 'Trip to Bountiful' leads Ahmanson 2014-15 season
    Cicely Tyson will bring her recent Tony Award-winning performance in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" to Los Angeles as part of the Ahmanson Theatre's 2014-15 season, the Center Theatre Group announced Thursday. The season will feature five...
  • Robert Greenwald turns his lens on drone warfare in 'Unmanned'

    Robert Greenwald turns his lens on drone warfare in 'Unmanned'
    In an old, whitewashed motel, where folklore has it studio executives once brought their secretaries for "lunch," Robert Greenwald, a mercurial man trailed by insults and death threats, leads a small band of filmmakers dedicated to unnerving political and...
  • Hugh Jackman tapped to host 2014 Tony Awards

    Hugh Jackman tapped to host 2014 Tony Awards
    Hugh Jackman will host the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony on June 8, marking the actor's fourth time hosting Broadway's biggest awards night, organizers announced Tuesday. Tony producers said that Jackman will host the gala that will take place at Radio City...
  • Review: 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' at Taper is a winner

     Review: 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' at Taper is a winner
    Rarely has middle-aged despair over dashed dreams and squandered hopes been put to more hilarious effect than in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Christopher Durang's giddy farce on Chekhovian themes that won the Tony for best play last year....