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Drama (genre)

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  • On Theater: 'Trip' topped a bountiful year for SCR

    Editor's note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the year 2011 in local theater. * South Coast Repertory's "The Trip to Bountiful" was described in this column a few months ago as "an engrossing journey with extraordinary performances...
  • Estancia students tackle 'The Crucible'

    COSTA MESA — Estancia High School's drama department is taking on an American theater classic about the Salem witch trials that uses allegory to connect the colonial-era story to McCarthyism. Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" made its 1953 stage debut...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • Local actress appears in two festival films

    Teen actress Kari Irwin appears in two films that were accepted by the Burbank International Film Festival. Irwin plays Daisy Zombie in the dark horror film, “Hinnon Valley,” which was directed by Rick Greenwood, an up-and-coming Hollywood...
  • Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book

    Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film "Apocalypse Now" to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama "The West Wing." But for one of...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: In defense of art education

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || Providing students the opportunity to express themselves through the arts is something that public schools need to continue doing despite bad economic times.  Looking at what students can produce...
  • 'Moneyball'

    'Moneyball'
    Now faring well on the film award circuit, director Bennett Miller's fact-based drama boasts a terrific performance by Brad Pitt as Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who redefined the evaluation of on-field talent. He literally went by the numbers,...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'

    'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'
    HBO scored another immediate series success with this Prohibition-era drama, and its high pedigree - with Martin Scorsese as an executive producer and the director of the premiere, which earned him an Emmy - surely didn't hurt. Steve Buscemi is excellent...
  • 'Charlie's Angels' battle bad guys anew in ABC reboot

    "Once upon a time, there were three little girls ... " The "little girls" part may not sit as well now, but the new "Charlie's Angels" quickly prove themselves quite capable in fighting crime. The expectedly glamorous, Miami-set ABC update of the female-...
  • Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool

    Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • Universal Studios: Dark and stormy first night for Halloween Horror Nights

    Universal Studios: Dark and stormy first night for Halloween Horror Nights
    It was a dark and stormy night for the kickoff of Halloween Horror Nights 22 at Universal Studios on Friday.  I was surprised by how crowded it was -- the skies had opened up and the park was deluged right about the opening hour.  This event, obviously,...