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  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Concours De Nice Cobra Owners Club of America Orange County will host its 38th annual Concours De Nice from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park Mall at South Coast Plaza, 3300 Bristol St. The Concours this year will celebrate Carroll Shelby and 50...
  • Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala

    Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala
    Stage and film actor Charles S. “Roc” Dutton will be a featured guest at the  Eugene O’Neill Theater Center's   6th Annual Summer Gala on Saturday, July 21, in the Sunken Garden on the theater’s grounds off of 305 Grerat Neck Road,...
  • La Jolla Playhouse gets heat from Asian Americans over casting

    La Jolla Playhouse gets heat from Asian Americans over casting
    The La Jolla Playhouse has been receiving a barrage of negative criticism from members of the Asian American community over its casting choices for the new musical "The Nightingale," featuring songs by the "Spring Awakening" team of Duncan Sheik and...
  • Court Theatre to stage 'Jitney,' Moliere and more

    Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who like to see familiar, well-regarded titles. The season begins...
  • Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue

    Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer. Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
  • Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits. There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...
  • Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'
    The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.  Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
  • Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser

    Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser
    "Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
  • African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media

    African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media
    Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night. But what about...
  • Theater review: 'The Piano Lesson' from Seminole State College

     Theater review: 'The Piano Lesson' from Seminole State College
    Are we always to be haunted by our past? August Wilson raises the question in hisPulitzer Prize-winning play "The Piano Lesson." "There ain't no ghosts in this house," insists Boy Willie, recently returned to the home shared by his uncle and sister. But...
  • 'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU

    'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU
    August Wilson's "Jitney," set in 1977, focuses on a poor urban neighborhood where "urban renewal" just means demolition and neglect. The plot revolves around a company of unlicensed cabs trying to maintain service for an African-American community ignored...