Entertainment & Arts

Long before “Schitt’s Creek,” Emmy hopefuls Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara were making funny together on screen. Here’s our guide to their partnership.
Producer Brian Grazer writes about how his skill at connecting with people, combined with old-fashioned Hollywood persistence, helped him get “Inside Man” and “American Gangster” made.
“Between Two Ferns: The Movie” star Zach Galifianakis and director Scott Aukerman on turning their cringe-inducing web talk show into a full-length movie.
Before a new crop of Emmy winners delivers their acceptance speeches on Sunday night, the Times selects the 10 best — in case the nominees want to study up.
Emmy nominee Sian Clifford met “Fleabag” costar Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a subway. Their fast friendship inspired one of the funniest relationships on TV.
The Emmys have been hosted by some wonderful, funny performers. And then there are the others.
“Escape at Dannemora” may lose to late-arriving “Chernobyl” and “When They See Us” at the Emmys. But stars Benicio del Toro and Paul Dano deserve plaudits.
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Filmmaker Ethan Coen talks about ‘A Play Is a Poem,” his collection of one-acts premiering at the Mark Taper Forum before its off-Broadway run.
Tony winner Bill Irwin brings an obsession for the Irish playwright and a genius for physical comedy to “On Beckett,” now onstage in Culver City.
In Jack Thorne’s “The Solid Life of Sugar Water,” having its American premiere by Deaf West Theatre, intimacy is a literal (and graphic) labor of love.
A play from “This Is Us” and “The Cake” writer Bekah Brunstetter leads this week’s offerings, which hop from North Hollywood to Atwater to Los Feliz.
Art openings around L.A., including Gabriela Ruiz, Betye Saar at LACMA, Sayre Gomez at François Ghebaly and an Adam Linder performance at REDCAT.
Irene Taylor Brodsky’s “Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements” weaves the stories of hearing loss in her family and the composer Beethoven.
The founder of L.A. Dance Project is launching a festival, and directing the feature film “Carmen,” and developing his live “Romeo and Juliet,” and ...
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