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  • No slowing down for Jane Kaczmarek

    No slowing down for Jane Kaczmarek
    It's a truism of the theater: Nuns are funny. Just ask Nicholas Martin, director of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves," the inaugural production of the newly remodeled Mark Taper Forum, reopening Saturday after a $30-million makeover. "It's true....
  • The renovated Mark Taper Forum

    The renovated Mark Taper Forum
    OF THE three buildings that make up architect Welton Becket's original Music Center on Bunker Hill -- the Ahmanson Theatre, the Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion -- it is the smallest of the group, the Taper, that can make the most...
  • Two musicals on Taper's 2009 slate

    Two musicals on Taper's 2009 slate
    Hoping to give audiences something to buzz about in the expanded lobby yielded by its $30-million renovation, the Mark Taper Forum will offer a 2009 season that includes revivals of the Broadway musicals "Pippin" and "Parade" and Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya"...
  • 'The House of Blue Leaves'

    'The House of Blue Leaves'
    GROPING for a comfortable moral in John Guare's classic black comedy "The House of Blue Leaves," which opened Sunday at the Mark Taper Forum in a sensational revival directed by Nicholas Martin, is a little like asking an escaped felon for some friendly...
  • What wowed a stage critic

    What wowed a stage critic
    Theater this year had a hard time competing with real-life drama (the melodramatic collapse of the economy; Barack Obama's stirring, historic victory; and, for heart-attack-inducing suspense, Rafael Nadal's superhuman defeat of Roger Federer in the...
  • Mark Taper Forum makeover freshens up L.A. theater scene

    Mark Taper Forum makeover freshens up L.A. theater scene
    Touring the newly renovated Mark Taper Forum a few weeks before its official unveiling was a bit like standing at the crossroads between the past and the future. It wasn't merely the sight of stage carpenters readying the set for "The House of Blue...
  • 'A Thousand Words' writers hope it's the start of something big

    'A Thousand Words' writers hope it's the start of something big
    Stephen Sondheim and Georges Seurat. John Guare and Wassily Kandinsky. Edward Albee and Louise Nevelson. Throughout theater history, writers have mined the works and biographies of artists to create such vastly different dramas as "Sunday in the Park...
  • Monster Mash: Lincoln Center Theater announces season; Lady Gaga invited for nude photo; Ted Bundy's car

     
    -- Lineup: New York's Lincoln Center Theater has announced three Broadway productions for the 2010-11 season, including John Guare's "A Free Man of Color," the musical "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" and the British play "War Horse."......
  • Monster Mash: Chelsea Art Museum closes doors for August; Bob Dylan to unveil new artwork

     
    -- Real-estate woes: The Chelsea Art Museum in New York has shut its doors for the remainder of August as it fights the possibility of foreclosure on its home. (Wall Street Journal) -- Celebrity art: Bob Dylan will unveil a......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: EW covers 'The Social Network' | 'Tangled' unfurled | Anderson Cooper to daytime

     
    • Dave Karger chats with the cast of "The Social Network" including this week's EW cover boys Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield as well as screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. In the print interview, Timberlake talks about his dormant music...
  • Ben Stiller, Edie Falco headed to Broadway in revival of 'House of Blue Leaves'

     
    Gaylord Focker and Nurse Jackie, together at last. Actors Ben Stiller and Edie Falco are said to be starring in an upcoming Broadway revival of John Guare's comedy "The House of Blue Leaves," according to a report in Variety. The......