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  • 'Nurse Jackie' Season 6 Finale Recap: Could Things Get Any Worse for Jackie?

    WARNING: SPOILERS FOR "NURSE JACKIE" SEASON SIX FINALE BELOW The dedicated nurse and hardcore drug addict has hit rock bottom (we can only hope it doesn't get worse) in tonight's sixth season finale of "Showtime's" touted series, for which Edie Falco won...
  • 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....
  • Sarah Silverman visits Bill Maher

    Sarah Silverman visits Bill Maher
    Sarah Silverman joins "Masters of Sex" in the second season, and she can discuss that casting as a guest this week on "Real Time With Bill Maher." Silverman also will have a chance to promote the film "A Million Ways to Die in the West" with Seth...
  • Broad Stage season to include Shakespeare's Globe, Joyce DiDonato

    Broad Stage season to include Shakespeare's Globe, Joyce DiDonato
    This story has been corrected. See below for details. A return engagement of Shakespeare's Globe and recitals by Joyce DiDonato and Brian Stokes Mitchell are among the highlights of the Broad Stage's new season, which was announced on Thursday.  The...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hannibal' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 18 - 24, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Greg Miller, the CEO of the...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Butler' Score Big in NAACP Nominations

    The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
  • American Theater Company snags major world premiere

    The American Theater Company will stage the world premiere of "The Humans" by Stephen Karam this fall, well in advance of its planned New York premiere at the Roundabout Theatre, the Chicago-based theater said Wednesday. "The Humans" is a family drama...
  • Anna Deavere Smith to bring new show to Harris Theater

    Anna Deavere Smith to bring new show to Harris Theater
    Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith ("Fires in the Mirror") will present her newest show, "On Grace," a collaboration with cellist Joshua Roman, at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance on Jan. 21, the theater announced on Thursday. As in her...
  • Play About Walt Disney, Igor Stravinsky To Premiere In Newtown

    Play About Walt Disney, Igor Stravinsky To Premiere In Newtown
    A play about Walt Disney and composer Igor Stravinskiy about the making of the animated film "Fantasia" sounds intriguing. Newtown's Stray Kats Theatre Company will present Frederick Stroppel's "Small World: A Fantasia" with actors Scott Bryce as Disney...
  • Baltimore's Center Stage looks very good in PBS documentary on 'Raisin' cycle

    Baltimore's Center Stage looks very good in PBS documentary on 'Raisin' cycle
    These are hard times for PBS. Vast changes in technology and lifestyle, coupled with withering economic forces and timid leadership, threaten the existence of public television as we’ve known it for the past 43 years. So on the rare occasions these...
  • 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”...