| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Karen Wood and Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham raised the curtain at the Hotel Laguna on Monday on the 13 productions in the 2012-13 season.
"It's a 'baker's dozen of art and entertainment,'" said Wood.
| May 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Pat Sajak, the host of TV's long-running game show "Wheel of Fortune," will star in the Neil Simon comedy, "The Odd Couple" at UConn's Nutmeg Summer Series.
The show, which also stars, Joe Moore, will play June 21 to July 7 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen...
| May 9, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Square One Theatre Company's final offering of their 22nd season is The Good Doctor by Neil Simon, a series of droll vignettes based on comic short stories written by Anton Chekhov. In one, a working-class man sneezes on his boss at the opera and can't...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Ari Brand plays the title role in "My Name Is...Asher Lev" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven May 2 to 27.
Brand made his Broadway debut in "The Neil Simon plays," directed by David Cromer. Since then he’s played the roles of Teddy in the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create.
We infuse our writing with clever,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Oscar Wilde was among the wittiest playwrights of his generation and, even if that period was the late 19th century, his words still carry an appreciable bite.
Take, for instance, "The Importance of Being Earnest," Wilde's final play and one that still...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Compass Rose Studio Theater is a new company that opened its first production in Eastport Shopping Center on Oct. 21. Running Thursdays to Sundays through Nov. 20 is the Pulitzer Prize-winning work "Lost in Yonkers."
A welcome addition to our area,...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Tyne Daly, Lili Taylor, Alison Fraser are among the actors featured this summer in the plays and musicals at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the Massachusetts Berkshires.
As previously announced, the 58th season will feature: Oscar Wilde’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The Park Avenue Players, Laguna Beach High School's dramatic acting group, will stage Neil Simon's "Rumors" to close out the theatrical year.
The production will open Friday night and run through June 3, the Players announced in a news release.
| May 29, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Huntington Beach resident Eric Eberwein had little use for theater during his years at Edison High School. But when he went on to Cal State Long Beach to pursue a degree in journalism, he took some theater arts classes to complete his degree requirements....