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  • Theater review: 'Troilus and Cressida' at the Whitmore-Lindley

     
    David C. Nichols reviews the Porters of Hellsgate revival of Shakespeare's rarely produced "Troilus and Cressida" at the Whitmore Theatre. A theater review for the Los Angeles Times....
  • A Word, Please: Chicago changes its tune

    A Word, Please: Chicago changes its tune
    We learn about grammar, usage and spelling mostly by reading. That's our reference point every time we say that something "looks wrong." For example, the final S in "I'm going to the Thomases's house." When we see something like this, our eye sends an...
  • Briefly In Education

    District selects superintendent The Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education announced this week that, pending negotiations, it has selected Sherine Smith as the next superintendent of schools. The new superintendent's base salary will...
  • Hop aboard for Albania coast

    Hop aboard for Albania coast
    Somewhere on Earth there must be a cheaper, easier, more exotic cruise, packed with even more beautiful sights and filled with more history, providing even tastier food, but for now, I'm happy to settle on this one: Ionian Cruises' daily excursion from...
  • Annette Bening's obsession

     
    Annette Bening is obsessed. Obsessed with a capital O, with ???Medea,??? she says repeatedly. The 51-year-old actress, mother of four and wife of Warren Beatty has played some fantastically scheming and oft-deluded women, in films such as ???The Grifters,...
  • Theater review: UCLA Live's 'Medea' at Freud Playhouse

     
    Euripides' ???Medea??? taps into primal emotions that frighten and fascinate us in equal measure. Try as you may to interpret the tale of a wife who, having sacrificed everything for her husband, murders their children to punish him for his......
  • Health emergency forces Annette Bening to cancel 'Medea' performance

     
    Theatergoers who were hoping to catch Annette Bening in "Medea" on Wednesday night at UCLA Live were instead greeted with a notice stating that the evening's performance was canceled. The reason, it turns out, was because Bening was dealing with......
  • Theater review: 'The Trojan Women' at City Garage*

     
    A high level of invention suffuses "The Trojan Women" at City Garage. Deconstructing Euripides' classic tragedy into a multifarious current-day collage, adaptor-designer Charles Duncombe and director Frederíque Michel pull few punches in the wake of...
  • 'Percy Jackson' and 'Clash of the Titans' draw on same Greek myths but with epic differences

     
    This is a longer version of my cover story in this upcoming Sunday Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times. -- G.B. There were inscriptions written above the entrance of the Temple of Apollo at the Oracle of Delphi, and......
  • Getty Villa's theater series to feature Aztecs, vengeance, warfare, love -- and singing frogs

     
    Spousal self-sacrifice, spousal murder followed by filial revenge, the fateful clash of empires, revisionist mythmaking — the Getty Villa’s 2010 theater season won’t lack for weighty matter. And, with L.A.’s Troubadour Theater Company applying its...
  • Troubadour Theater Co. will ditch pop hits formula for 'The Frogs'

     
    Given that Aristophanes' 2,400-year-old comedy "The Frogs" ends with a Biggie vs. Tupac-style throwdown between Euripides and Aeschylus over who's the baddest tragedian of them all, it would have seemed ripe for translation into Troubadourese -- the...