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  • 'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove

    'A Voyage Round John Mortimer' by Valerie Grove
    June 25, 2008 Emotionally, William Butler Yeats was a 19th century man, and so his famous dictum that the creative soul must seek "perfection in the life or in the work" once seemed not only practical but also wise. What would the arch-poet have made,...
  • 'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes

    'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes
    It is the curious power of books that they seem to read us as much as we read them; a single sentence can shift our lives forever. That uncanny connection fuels fascism -- and ultimately liberation -- in "Fahrenheit 451," now staged by author Ray...
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • Theater review: 'No Man's Land' at Odyssey Theatre

     
    Harold Pinter named the four characters in “No Man’s Land” after real-life cricket players, and in Michael Peretzian’s assured revival, now at the Odyssey Theatre, the game is in full swing. In the play, this quartet haunts a Persian-carpeted...
  • L.A.'s Wordtheatre in London pairs Nick Hornby and Alfred Molina

     
    Los Angeles-based Wordtheatre lines up actors to read short stories, a pairing that shows both in a flattering light. Perhaps that's why they get such glittering lineups -- it's a chance for actors to dig into excellent writing. On Nov.......
  • Theater review: David Mamet's 'Race' on Broadway

     
    David Mamet is a connoisseur of four-letter words, but he may have finally found one potent enough to subdue his infamous swagger. “Race,” the title and subject of his new play, which opened Sunday at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on......
  • The poetry of Harold Pinter, in a benefit for the homeless

     
    This Wednesday, Julian Sands will channel a spirit. The British actor, known for his performances in “Warlock,” “Room With a View” and “24,” presents an evening of Harold Pinter’s poetry on Dec. 9 at the Odyssey Theatre. The reading will.......
  • 'The Illusion' at Court Theatre: Life is a dream, is a dream, is a dream

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Illusion" ★★★ Through April 11 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes; Tickets: $38-56 at 773-753-4472. We’re all familiar with the play within a play, as when Hamlet’s players enact a......
  • Raul Esparza, Brooke Shields to star in 'Leap of Faith' at Ahmanson Theatre

     
    The new musical "Leap of Faith" has landed two impressive stars for its debut in September at the Ahmanson Theatre. Four-time Tony-nominee Raul Esparza and actress Brooke Shields will play the lead roles in the musical about a fraudulent faith......
  • Frank Galati to make directing debut at Stratford Festival of Canada

     
    Frank Galati will direct "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Stratford Festival of Canada in 2011. The show, which will star Geraint Wyn Davies as Falstaff will mark Galati's directing debut in Stratford. It will be convenient to have......