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  • Judith Ivey-Amanda Wingfield — a well-prepared role

     
    The last time Judith Ivey played a Tennessee Williams role was opposite Karl Malden. As introductions to playwrights go, it’s hard to imagine many more authoritative guides than a man who had famously shared the stage with Jessica Tandy, Marlon......
  • Jennifer Tipton lights up REDCAT, and many other stages

     
    Leading lighting designer Jennifer Tipton turns 73 on Saturday, and she’ll probably spend her birthday working. The two-time Tony winner keeps an intense schedule, trekking the globe to collaborate with the likes of Robert Wilson, Placido Domingo and...
  • Theater review: 'The Glass Menagerie' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Amanda Wingfield is one of the greatest roles in American drama, but this scene-stealer from “The Glass Menagerie” isn’t as easy to get right as some might assume. All credit then to Judith Ivey, who magnificently incarnates this mother making......
  • Elephant Theatre Company going on hiatus for 2012

     
    The Elephant Theatre Company -- one of the most recognizable names in Hollywood's Theatre Row district -- has suspended operations for the 2012 season due largely to financial difficulties and will undergo an internal reorganization, company leaders...
  • Theater review: 'Geeks! The Musical!' at Write Act Rep Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews "Geeks! The Musical!" at Write Act Repertory Theatre....
  • Stephen King, John Mellencamp unveil 'Ghost Brothers' in Atlanta

     
    "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County," a musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp, opens in Atlanta....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Ben McKenzie gets a birthday surprise at 'The Glass Menagerie' cast party

     
    "Southland" hunk Ben McKenzie's surprise birthday celebration at Ciudad restaurant in downtown Los Angeles Sunday evening was just the cherry on his sundae. Or should we say the chocolate mousse on his pastel rufina, the yummy puff pastry, chocolate chunk...
  • Key West Symphony launches its season in October

     
    The Key West Symphony will launch its 2010-11 season with a concert featuring world-renowned violinist Chee-Yun at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre. The theater, at 5901 College Road in Key West, is on the campus of Flori...
  • Theater review: 'Ruined' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    The brothel setting of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Ruined,” the powerful and still horrifyingly topical drama that opened Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse, is a sanctuary of sorts for the women employed there. Victims of the bloody...
  • Monster Mash: New York City Opera's new leader; Nicole Kidman eyes Broadway return?

     
    -- New leadership: Former tobacco executive Charles R. Wall is stepping in as chairman of New York City Opera, replacing Susan Baker, who has resigned. (Bloomberg) -- Rumor has it: Nicole Kidman is said to be returning to Broadway in......