| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:32 PM
James Franco will nurture the artist within at the forthcoming NYC Performing Arts Festival, where he'll be auditioning for dead playwright Tennessee Williams -- via Ouija board. James Franco will read for a role in "The Glass Menagerie."...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 9:32 PM
The attempt will be part of a performance art piece Franco is presenting at New York's Performa 11 Art Festival....
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:36 PM
As the 2011 TV season tips into 2012, here’s a look at six series that showed early promise and how they’re living up to expectations, from "American Horror Story" to "Two Broke Girls" to "Once Upon a Time."...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in......
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:23 AM
Betrayal: Nobel Prize-winner Harold Pinter's drama explores an ill-fated love triangle between a woman, her husband and his best friend.: through Nov. 13; 8 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; 5 p.m. Sun.; 8 p.m. Thu. - Fri.; $25; $20 for students;...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Tennessee Williams is one of the most well-known playrights in American history and New Orleans had a big influence on his career.
An exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection shows the link between some of Williams' most famous stories and the city...
| Nov 29, 2010
Key West, Florida's "Last Key" is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, the island is a laid-back tropical oasis that has attracted the likes of Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway, and...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 2:22 PM
It's a big weekend for two organizations devoted to bringing more people into the local theater community.
Performance Workshop Theatre, a nonprofit company and theater arts training school, just moved from its Federal Hill location to new digs in...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Tennessee Williams is New Orleans' most popular playwright, and his most popular play is probably 'A Streetcar Named Desire'.
The Historic New Orleans Collection recently showed an exhibit featuring this play set on the streets of the French Quarter,...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 9:53 AM
Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86.
Lumet's death was confirmed Saturday by Marc Kusnetz, who is the husband of Lumet's stepdaughter,...