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  • 'Sweet Smell of Success' has classic aroma

    'Sweet Smell of Success' has classic aroma
    Louis B. Mayer warned anyone who made a movie at MGM: "Be smart, but never show it." The still-subversive thrill of "Sweet Smell of Success" — an independent production released through United Artists — is that it's unabashedly smart in every...
  • Theater review: 'Parade' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Jason Robert Brown???s entrancing Tony-winning score for ???Parade,??? the 1998 musical he wrote with playwright Alfred Uhry (whose book also won a Tony), throws patches of suggestive light on a dark historical episode. Music may be inherently abstract,...
  • Theater review: 'Stage Door' at Open Fist Theatre

     
    Open Fist, a company best known for staging edgy contemporary works, scored a surprise hit with last year's a pitch-perfect revival of Moss Hart's classic satire of Broadway foibles, "Light Up the Sky." Following up with "Stage Door," another historical.....
  • Newly jobless in Pasadena, director Damaso Rodriguez tackles the Great Depression in Seattle

     
    Whether they like it or not, sometimes the lives of creative people are informed by their art, and right now it's happening to Damaso Rodriguez. Last year, Rodriguez, then the associate artistic director of the Pasadena Playhouse, accepted an offer......
  • Theater review: 'Awake and Sing!' at A Noise Within

     
    Lies, cover-ups , machinations and greed — Clifford Odets took the unmentionables of family life and turned them into a kitchen-sink portrait of American hardship and hope in his Depression-era classic “Awake and Sing!” The play, which is...
  • Theater review: 'Waiting for Lefty' at Theatre West

     
    They’re not communists, they’re just broke: “Don’t tell me red,” growls a working stiff, “We’ve been kicked around so long we’re black and blue from head to toes.” A body can’t catch a break in “Waiting for Lefty,” Clifford Odetsâ€...
  • Tony Curtis: 'You're dead, son. Get yourself buried.'

     
    The cat's in the bag and the bag's in the river and Tony Curtis is dead at 85. No one is going to ever say he was a great actor, especially based on the dreck he did in the last......