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  • Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Inner-city Bard, 'Chickspeare' and more

    William Shakespeare's 450th birthday falls on Wednesday, per historians' best reckoning in the absence of ironclad documentation. It’s time to remember that “in delay there lies no plenty,” as the Bard told us in “Twelfth Night,&...
  • Community: Concert feast is Shakespeare

    Community: Concert feast is Shakespeare
    The Burbank Chorale will honor William Shakespeare's 450th birthday with its program titled “If Music be the Food of Love” scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Burbank First United Methodist Church. Kyrian Corona, chorale president, said...
  • Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Look at his library, get a read on him

    If you’re looking for a way to commemorate William Shakespeare’s birthday — he was born 450 years ago today, on April 23, 1564 — the most interesting party may take place at UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in...
  • William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

    William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations
    William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.  Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • Theater review: 'The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare' from Annie Russell Theatre

    Theater review: 'The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare' from Annie Russell Theatre
    So how did you celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday this year? What, you missed it? Wednesday marked the 450th anniversary of the English writer's birth (at least as best as historians can tell; no one's sure of the exact day). That night, I...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: April 7

    Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: April 7
    Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield from April 11 to April 16. Rocker at Vibe Musician Louie Zagoras knows a thing or two about rock and roll. The singer/guitarist toured the country in the '90s, opening for acts like Sheryl Crow and The...
  • The Gift announces initial 'Othello' casting

    Kareem Bandealy will play the title role in William Shakespeare’s “Othello” at The Gift Theatre, while Michael Patrick Thornton will star opposite him as the scheming Iago, the company announced on Friday. The full cast of director...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: LCHS version of 'Macbeth' is exuberating show

    I’m no longer writing the Great American Novel. It’s done! I’m now in the laborious editing process. So the other day while I was reading between the lines, a bunch of excited La Cañada High School kids stormed into Starbucks partying...
  • Read On: A novel approach to the Bard

    Read On: A novel approach to the Bard
    What is William Shakespeare doing hanging out in modern-day Burbank? This is a question perhaps best answered by Diane Haithman, whose first novel, “Dark Lady of Hollywood” that's being released this weekend is actually set not in Hollywood...
  • Magna Carta returning to U.S. in run-up to its 800th anniversary

    Magna Carta returning to U.S. in run-up to its 800th anniversary
    One of four known original 1215 versions of the Magna Carta is coming to the U.S. for stops in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., starting in July -- a preamble to the 800th anniversary of its June 15, 1215, signing at Runnymede on the banks of the river...