| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87.
Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
| Sep 8, 2013
Telegraph Avenue may be the spiritual heart of Berkeley and the University of California campus the focal point, but from a visitor's point of view, downtown is the ideal place to stay. It's close to everything and has its own vibe, with an eclectic...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Julie Harris, who died Saturday at 87, was often described as a Broadway legend, having received a total of six Tony Awards during her career. But like many stage actresses of her generation, Harris frequently toured and spent a lot of time performing...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Call it a revival of a revival of a classic musical. Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall will team up again to bring back their popular 1998 Roundabout Theatre Company production of "Cabaret" for an opening next year set for April 24 at Studio 54 in New York....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:39 PM
In 1993, a very young Zach Braff had a brief part as Woody Allen's college-age son in "Manhattan Murder Mystery." Now the former "Scrubs" actor will be reuniting with Allen in the new stage-musical version of "Bullets over Broadway" that is expected to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
One in a series of occasional articles about the lives and careers of character actors in Hollywood.
Fred Melamed's timing has always been a bit askew.
Melamed didn't marry until he was 42. He didn't become the father of twin boys until he was 47. And...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK — John Gallagher Jr. was at a media screening of his new movie "Short Term 12" a few weeks ago when a man came up to him with a critique of his series TV character, journalist Jim Harper of "The Newsroom."
"You know, you're a terrible...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
With the notable exception of 2012's "Flight" — a character piece that earned him fresh plaudits and an Academy Award nomination -- Denzel Washington has had a remarkably consistent career over the last five years. Every one of the five lead roles...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Just what hasn't Tony Abatemarco done in his several decades as a performer? Certainly he has established himself as a performer of the first rank over the years in an incredibly varied array of roles.
Now Abatemarco takes on the challenge of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The previously announced La Jolla Playhouse-Kennedy Center production of the 1997 musical "Side Show" will open in La Jolla on Nov. 5 in a reimagined form that will be directed by screenwriter and director Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls").
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Is anyone out there enjoying this season of “The Bachelorette”?
Because I am not. In fact, I am finding it downright difficult to tolerate. I haven’t found any guys to root for yet. The cheesy dates aren’t funny or romantic or...