| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| 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 “...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2013
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
The show: William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage
What makes it special?: The second show in repertory, with "La Dispute," which opens the theater's 50th anniversary season.
First impressions?: Think "Breaking Bard." Walter White's...