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  • Letter from London: Murder, scandal and Shakespeare for holidays

    Letter from London: Murder, scandal and Shakespeare for holidays
    LONDON — December usually serves up a surfeit of sweet, and sometimes sickly, theatrical fare. Scrooge, sugarplums and fake snow — it's the tinsel-bedecked season of Dickensian adaptations, reworked fairy tales and pantomime, with its cross-...
  • Broadway Box Office: Unlikely Duo of Il Divo and Shakespeare Draw Crowds

    Here's a sentence you never thought you'd read: The two hot tickets on Broadway last week were William Shakespeare and classical boy-band Il Divo. It seems unlikely enough that the Bard, much-revived in general and produced almost to a surfeit this...
  • Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection

    Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection
    Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
  • Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms

    Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms
    The Geffen Playhouse confirmed Monday that the $397 it’s currently charging for the best seats to Bette Midler’s upcoming one-woman show have set a house record, blowing beyond the previous pricing pinnacle of about $250. Pricing for “...
  • 'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami

    'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami
    Pronto llegará a Miami una orquesta de la India con músicos tocando instrumentos típicos y ritmos que se entonaban en las cortes antiguas de los reyes hindú. Pero hay más de un elemento moderno y de 'world music' (música global) en 'The Manganiyar...
  • The Outre Theatre Company brings little to "Much Ado About Nothing"

    The Outre Theatre Company brings little to "Much Ado About Nothing"
    William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” has been restaged with lots of vim and vigor by Outre Theatre Company in Boca Raton, moving the action from 17th century Sicily to modern-day Venice, Calif. But strangely, in the balance,...
  • Paul Greenberg: Better the president shouldn't know

    The list of things this president didn't know continues to grow: He didn't know that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups like the Tea Party for special scrutiny. He didn't know that the Justice Department was obtaining...
  • AFM: Ethan Hawke Stars In Alejandro Amenábar's 'Regression' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ethan Hawke will star in Alejandro Amenábar's elevated genre project "Regression," with shooting expected to start in the spring. FilmNation Entertainment will begin selling "Regression" at the American Film Market next week for all territories...
  • Letter from London: A guide to winter 2013 in the West End

    Letter from London: A guide to winter 2013 in the West End
    LONDON — Let's be honest, nobody comes to Britain for the weather. But as Londoners bid a rueful farewell to another erratic English summer, there is as at least one consolation — the new season is reliably the most exciting in the theater...
  • Ellicott City

    Benefit 5K walk The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association will hold its first Pathway Out of Pain walk-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Rockburn Park, 6145 Montgomery Road in Elkridge. The event benefits research for a cure and services provided to...
  • 'Magic Treehouse' author visits theater as kids get free books

     'Magic Treehouse' author visits theater as kids get free books
    Mary Pope Osborne addressed more than 500 of her biggest fans — elementary schoolchildren — Friday as the Orlando Shakespeare Theater opened a new play based on her phenomenally popular "Magic Treehouse" books. Osborne has written 52 books...