| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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 “...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Ever since the 1882 premiere of Richard Wagner's final stage work, "Parsifal," at the composer's custom-built opera house in Bayreuth, Germany, performers have wrestled mightily with the problems inherent in this long, ambiguous, enigmatic, gloriously...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:07 PM
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,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2013
There are few names on high school reading lists that inspire more fear and dread than William Shakespeare. WordPlay Shakespeare is a study aid that pairs text with videos of professional Shakespearean actors performing the same plays. Each video is short...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Ethan Hawke will star in Alejandro AmenÃ¡bar'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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you.
With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of cinemacasts, kicking off next month with "Merrily We Roll Along,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
John Grisham has written novels, short stories, books for children and nonfiction works, and in all of the above, he has done very nicely for himself. The first printings of his signature thrillers have typically sold in the millions (7 million people...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2013
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)...