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  • On Theater: Playhouse's year of powerful talent

    Editor's note: This is the first of two columns reviewing the year 2010 in Huntington Beach theater. Next week's column will spotlight Golden West College. The Huntington Beach Playhouse enjoyed a banner year in 2010, with most of its productions...
  • On Theater: Golden West announces lineup for 2011-12

    Local theater groups have recently announced their schedules of productions for the 2010-11 season, but one forward-thinking organization already has its to-do list nailed down for 2011-12. That would be Golden West College, whose longtime director,...
  • Theoni Aldredge dies at 78; costume designer

    Theoni Aldredge dies at 78; costume designer
    Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78. Know for her...
  • Theatre arts department performs at festival

    The Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department earned an invite from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region VIII, to re-stage a scene from the college’s spring 2010 production of “Little Shop of Horrors”...
  • Olympia Dukakis To Play Prospero In "Tempest" In Berkshires

    Olympia Dukakis To Play  Prospero In "Tempest" In Berkshires
    There must be something in the air with “The Tempest.” Julie Taymor made a film version of it not to long ago. Yale Summer Cabaret produced it last year. Darko Tresnjak will direct his version of it in May at Hartford Stage, where he is the...
  • Lyric Opera goes to nine productions for upcoming season

    Lyric Opera goes to nine productions for upcoming season
    Chicago opera lovers impatient to learn what innovations Anthony Freud will put into place now that he is well and truly ensconced as general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, will have to cool their heels. The first Lyric season to fall entirely under...
  • Play Review: 'Desire Under the Elms' an emotional, visceral ride

    Play Review: 'Desire Under the Elms' an emotional, visceral ride
    Adultery, infanticide, overtones of incest and patricidal urges: Eugene O’Neill’s 1924 American classic, “Desire Under the Elms,” with its deliberate evocation of mythic Greek tragedy, caused an uproar when it was first produced....
  • On Theater: 'Streetcar' rides to the top at GWC

    For Golden West College, 2011 was an ambitious year with two prize-winning dramas, a classic comedy and the revival of a vintage musical. When the smoke cleared, it was GWC's production of Tennessee Williams' masterwork, "A Streetcar Named Desire,"...
  • Heidi Helen Davis dies at 60; actress, acting teacher and stage director

    Heidi Helen Davis dies at 60; actress, acting teacher and stage director
    Heidi Helen Davis, an actress, acting teacher and stage director who had a long association with the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga Canyon, died Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, her family announced. She was 60 and had...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Actor Ben Gazzara Dead At 81

    Actor Ben Gazzara Dead At 81
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Ben Gazzara, known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said. He was 81....