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  • '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...
  • Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'

    Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'
    At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England. Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
  • Boomerang bringing back classic “Looney Tunes” shorts in October

     
    I'll admit I wasn't a huge fan of Cartoon Network's The Looney Tunes Show, an attempt to bring back the classic Warner Bros. animated characters in a modern format. While it was fun seeing the old gang like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, I found the show...
  • 'In Their Words' tells real-life stories, raises funds for HCC scholarship

    "In Their Words," an original play featuring monologues, music and comedy that focuses on experiences of individuals with disabilities, will be performed Oct. 18 to 20 in the Black Box Theatre in Joppa Hall at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run...
  • Film Review: 'Romeo & Juliet'

    "Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast." That's the good Friar Lawrence warning Romeo not to act in haste, though he might just as well have been advising against the lurching, unsteady approach that proves the undoing of this desultory new...
  • Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?

    Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?
    After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.  The Skinny: How do the St. Louis Cardinals do it? Every year they are in the running. That is some smart management and the Dodgers will have their work cut out for them. Thursday's...
  • The Improvised Shakespeare Company is sharper than a serpent's tooth

    The Improvised Shakespeare Company is sharper than a serpent's tooth
    To borrow, augment and abuse a phrase from the Bard: Friends, Floridians, countrymen, lend me your ears … The Improvised Shakespeare Company is bringing its impertinent act to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The Chicago-...
  • Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark

    Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing Tim Allen's family...
  • Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure

     Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure
    "The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them. It's too much to say...
  • Review: 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson

    Review: 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson
    Many Americans associate witch trials with colonial Massachusetts, mass hysteria, Arthur Miller's play “The Crucible” and the 1996 film adaptation of the play starring a wild-eyed Winona Ryder. It's easy to forget (if we ever even learned)...
  • English Troupe To Play 'As You Like It' At Twain House

    English Troupe To Play 'As You Like It' At Twain House
    Add one more outdoor theater experience before autumn officially begins. The Castle Theatre Company of Durham University , UK will perform William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Mark Twain House,...