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  • Edie Falco loves playing the lying, seriously flawed 'Nurse Jackie'

    Edie Falco loves playing the lying, seriously flawed 'Nurse Jackie'
    Edie Falco has a cold. Actually, it's more like a sinus infection, one that's been plaguing her for weeks now, and so she enters the roof-top restaurant at the Peninsula hotel in Beverly Hills apologizing if the medication has made her a little dingy....
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18
    Friday | "Death Tax": In Lucas Hnath's play, a dying woman is convinced that her nurse and daughter are working to speed up her death in order to avoid paying an estate tax. Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan stars. Through Oct. 12 at Lookingglass Theatre...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • Tony Shalhoub Joins 'Nurse Jackie' for Season 7

    Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" has tapped Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub for a recurring role in season seven, the cabler announced Wednesday. Shalhoub will play Dr. Bernard Prince, a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss,...
  • REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Let Me Down Easy' at American Theater Company ★★★
    In 2013, after years of denials, the cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs. Some four years previously, Armstrong had given an interview to the actor-writer Anna Deavere Smith for her solo...
  • 'Nurse Jackie' To End After Seventh Season

    "Nurse Jackie's" upcoming seventh season will be its final round, Showtime Networks president David Nevins announced Wednesday. The show also tweeted about the news: One last shot at redemption. Join us in 2015 for the seventh and final season of...
  • Aging seems to be a common theme this September

    Aging seems to be a common theme this September
    This weekend the new season of Chicago theater gets underway in earnest. If there is an unintended theme of the fall, I'd say it is that Chicago theater finds itself collectively engaged with issues dealing with the final years of our lives. If you have a...
  • TV This Week for June 23 - 29: 'Anna Nicole' on Lifetime

    TV This Week for June 23 - 29: 'Anna Nicole' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 23 - 29, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Don't look down. Seriously. "Skywire...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Annie: It's the Hard Knock Life' on PBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Annie: It's the Hard Knock Life' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 23 - 29, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES 106 & Park Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum...
  • Spike Lee awarded $300,000 Gish Prize

    To hear it from the Gish Prize Trust, Spike Lee did the right thing. The trust announced Wednesday that Lee -- the firebrand writer-director-actor-educator behind such films as 1992’s “Malcolm X” and the hit “Inside Man”...