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  • Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'

    Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'
    Greg Finley often worried about his character's -- and thus his -- chances of surviving the first season of The CW's new series "Star-Crossed." In the "Romeo and Juliet"-inspired drama premiering at 7 p.m. Monday, 29-year-old Finley plays Drake, a member...
  • Getting ready to play indoors

    Getting ready to play indoors
    Out with the outdoors and in with the new. In September, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will officially open the doors of its new home at Redwood and Calvert streets. The company plans to move to the former Mercantile Trust and Deposit Co....
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Richard Armitage on Thorin’s madness

     
    In “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Peter Jackson's latest fantasy adapted from the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, Richard Armitage's […]...
  • Shakespeare meets Star Wars in "MacSith"

    Shakespeare meets Star Wars in "MacSith"
    William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” is transported to a galaxy far, far away in the latest production from Right Brain Theater. Produced and directed by Orion Couling, “MacSith” tells the tale of "MoffBeth" (Nick Toussant), a...
  • Readers on Nelson Mandela: He made the world a better place

    How do you introduce a batch of letters on Nelson Mandela? By being as brief as possible. What can be said about the dozens of letters on the anti-apartheid revolutionary's death Thursday is that they all eulogize the late South African president with...
  • St. Luke's to host holiday craft event

    St. Luke's in La Crescenta is hosting an annual holiday craft event this weekend. Items will be on sale on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located at 2563 Foothill Blvd. -- Tiffany...
  • La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III

    La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III
    Ten Years Ago The theater arts department at St. Francis High School staged a production of a 20th century version of William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in its Degheri Performing Arts Center. Director Manny Eulalia said he was inspired...
  • West End Review: 'Henry V' Starring Jude Law

    "I speak to thee plain soldier. If thou canst love me for this, take me!" No wonder Jessie Buckley's grave, beautifully controlled Princess Katherine reacts like a rabbit trapped in the headlights: Jude Law's avowal of love is so direct, so immediate,...
  • Michael Benaroya Taking Matthew Dunn's 'Sentinel' to Big Screen

    Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") has come on board to develop the spy thriller "Sentinel," optioning the Matthew Dunn novel that's part of the author's "Spycatcher" series. Benaroya will produce through his Benaroya Pictures. Story centers on an MI6...
  • 'Lieutenant of Inishmore' a dark and violent comedy

    Laurel Mill Playhouse is proving just how many stage lives belong to Bones Maurer, the black cat who debuted recently in "Bell, Book, and Candle." This time around, the four-legged thespian serves as the central plot device in the Playhouse's current...
  • 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-...