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  • REVIEW: "Our Class" by Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

     REVIEW: "Our Class" by Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
    It is easy for a journalist in a rush to describe a Nazi death camp with the country of its location. "The Polish concentration camp Auschwitz," one often reads. This is understandably infuriating to some of those with roots in those countries, who...
  • '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...
  • Digital film project created by Center Stage gets new life as a feature film

    One of Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah's bright ideas has evolved into a feature film that will be unveiled worldwide next week. The project began in 2012 when Kwei-Armah was looking for a way to celebrate his theater's 50th anniversary....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...