| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
While most theater practitioners gravitate from show to show, venue to venue, a few may be found putting in years of artistic labor on behalf of one specific producing organization. Two such individuals are spotlighted this week.
The Costa Mesa...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The next Yale Repertory Theater show, beginning previews Thursday, January 25 and having its opening night on January 31, is Stones in His Pockets. The show plays through Feb. 16. (These are the correct dates, changed from an earlier version of this...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Now that the election is really (really) over, the producers of “Laffing Matterz” can finalize their dinner theater show.
The musical comedy revue opens its seventh season tonight in the Abdo New River Room in the Broward Center for the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Now that the election is really (really) over, the producers of Laffing Matterz can finalize their dinner-theater show.
The revue opens its seventh season Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts with...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:19 AM
The masters of the universe in Tom Wolfe's "Back to Blood" don't resemble their counterparts in the writer's other novels. Their voices are louder, their wardrobes are looser, their brows are sweatier and their accents are funnier than the almighty,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Hilariously dark comedian Bobcat Goldthwait (pictured) performs at the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Manchester Nov. 9. Goldthwait, who burst on the scene in the '80s as a solo comedian with his over-the-top antics and political satire, made his movie debut...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:49 PM
A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Add Iran'snews agency to the long list of those hoodwinked by the satire of The Onion.
Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency published a story Friday claiming that a Gallup poll found that rural white Americans prefer Iranian President Mahmoud...
| Jul 30, 2011
Henry Carlisle, a San Francisco author, translator and former editor who with his wife helped bring two works by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Western audiences, has died. He was 84.
Carlisle died of complications from pneumonia July 11 in San Francisco,...
| Jan 8, 2012
Youth basketball icon in Los Angeles
Joe Clarke, 75, a youth basketball icon in Los Angeles for nearly 40 years who founded the Watts Magicians travel team and helped dozens of boys and girls try to reach their basketball dreams on and off...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...