RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Neil Simon

A collection of news and information related to Neil Simon published by this site and its partners.

Top Neil Simon Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    Today Artist Reception Engard Arts hosts an opening night reception for an exhibit featuring artwork by five Orange County artists from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whittier Law School Library, 3333 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa. The free event will have...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    TODAY AAUW Membership Mixer AAUW Newport-Mesa-Irvine Branch, an organization devoted to breaking down barriers for women and girls, hosts an annual membership mixer from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-4576. Chili Cook-Off The...
  • 'Best of Times' to open season

    The Costa Mesa Playhouse — enjoying its 45th season — has mounted some impressive productions recently, which haven't drawn the sort of playgoers' response their talents warranted. So next season will be a bit more, shall we say, audience-...
  • Breaking even with 'Odd Couple'

    COSTA MESA — A long-struggling nonprofit community theater expects to pull its finances back into the black this season, said the theater's treasurer. The 45th anniversary season of the Costa Mesa Playhouse starts Friday with the opening of Neil...
  • On Theater: Simon's 'Odd Couple' still hilarious

    On Theater: Simon's 'Odd Couple' still hilarious
    Both Neil Simon's hit comedy "The Odd Couple" and the Costa Mesa Playhouse were born in the same year — 1965. But it took them 45 years to find each other. Now, as the kickoff entry in a playhouse season designed to be audience-friendly, "The...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian

    'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian
    Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
  • Justice, on screen and off

    Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a...
  • Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair

    Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair
    Marian Mercer, a Tony-winning actress with a gift for comedy who was best known during a five-decade career for her television and stage work, which included a long-running performance in the 1969 Broadway hit "Promises, Promises," died April 27 in...
  • Who's on first?

    Who's on first?
    Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys". The show opens...
  • Nothing but sunshine

    The St. Francis Stage Company's current staging of "The Sunshine Boys" offers quite a few bright spots for local theatergoers despite some uneven technical aspects. Billed as an annual fundraiser for St. Francis Xavier School and parish, this production...
  • Classic Hollywood: Joel Grey looks back — and forward — at his career

    Classic Hollywood: Joel Grey looks back — and forward — at his career
    There was a time in 1965 when Joel Grey thought he would throw in the towel on show business. He wanted to be Laurence Olivier but instead he was doing a dreadful musical in Jones Beach, Long Island, called " Mardi Gras" with the June Taylor Dancers. "It...