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  • Ben Gazzara, 81, leaves a rich, gruff legacy in theater and film

     
    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......
  • 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?...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Craig Wright takes the director approach

    Craig Wright takes the director approach
    Toilet pail in one hand and cup, dish and spoon in the other, Craig Wright hovers near a wooden platform that represents a tiny prison cell in his play "The Unseen." Kneeling on the platform is Darin Singleton, who portrays Wallace, one of two inmates...
  • Review: The Yellow Handkerchief

    The Yellow Handkerchief should be the stuff of compelling human drama: Lonely characters forging a bond in the depressed roads of rural, post-Katrina Louisiana. An ex-convict aching with regret and desperate for redemption. Awkward young love struggling...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.
    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...
  • "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard

    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard
    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" By Martin Stannard W.W. Norton. 656 pages. $35 By nearly any measure Muriel Spark was a major 20th-century writer -- of longer fiction (twenty two novels); short fiction (sixty+ stories, published and republished in six...
  • One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?

    One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?
    The Pasadena Playhouse is back. After shutting its doors in February because of financial problems, the theater reopened Oct. 12 with the one-man play "FDR" starring Ed Asner. But is the building's most enduring protagonist back as well? Some say Gilmor...