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  • Pasadena Playhouse: A time to rethink fundamentals

     
    Pasadena Playhouse’s announcement that it will close on Feb. 7 after the final performance of “Camelot” while trying to find a way out of its current financial straits is sad news for its soon-to-be out-of-work employees, the surrounding business...
  • First look at the Old Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre

     
    SAN DIEGO -- As part of a $22-million upgrade, the Old Globe Theatre demolished a 224-seat in-the-round theater and replaced it with ... a 250-seat in-the-round theater. The spaces are so similar that, from your seat, you have to look......
  • Theater review: 'Lost in Yonkers' at the Old Globe

     
    By the end of the first scene of the Old Globe revival of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," you notice how musical the presentation is. More drama than comedy, this depiction of a forever-under-pressure family unfolds as a series of......
  • Tony Awards rulings add to confusion of category placement

     
    Earlier this week, the administration committee for the Tony Awards convened for the second of four times this theater season. The committee is made up of two dozen theater folk, with 10 apiece from the Broadway League and the American Theater Wing --...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Women's hockey at the Olympics

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies ON ICE: Hilary Knight and the U.S. women's hockey team play the Russians, 'XXI Winter Olympics,' 2:30 p.m. on......
  • Reprise Theatre Company announces director and cast for 'How to Succeed in Business'

     
    Marcia Milgrom Dodge, who created the recent slimmed-down Broadway revival of "Ragtime," will direct Reprise Theatre Company's May production of Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows' "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Heading the cast as...
  • Broadway engagement of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Phantom' sequel postponed

     
    Scratch one of Broadway's biggest shows off the 2010 calendar. "Love Never Dies," the much-anticipated sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," was scheduled to open on Broadway in November. But on Tuesday, organizers said the musical is being postponed........
  • Monster Mash: L.A. Music Center's costly renovation; World Trade Center museum; Oakland could slash arts funding

     
    -- Pricey: Renovations to downtown L.A.'s Music Center would cost more than $250 million, according to a report. (Los Angeles Times) -- Piece of history: A piece of damaged steel from the Twin Towers will be installed at the New......
  • Bay Street Players present ‘Come Blow Your Horn’

     
    How can it be Monday night, and I'm still catching up from the weekend? The Bay Street Players in Eustis opened their latest production Friday night — it's Neil Simon's first play, Come Blow Your Horn. You may have seen the 1963 film starring...
  • Theater Review: 'Promises, Promises' at the Broadway Theatre

     
    NEW YORK — The “Mad Men” craze glorifying the pre-liberated 1960s — that last hurrah of an era in which privileged white men chased skirts while knocking back highballs and accepting promotions — finally hits Broadway with a revival of......
  • 'Promises, Promises' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

     
    "Promises, Promises" -- a very '60s tale of office sex and politics -- has not appeared on Broadway since its premiere more than 40 years ago. So many were curious to see how director Rob Ashford's new production would fare......