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  • Theater review: 'La Cage aux Folles' from Florida Theatrical Association

    Theater review: 'La Cage aux Folles' from Florida Theatrical Association
    The beauty of "La Cage aux Folles" has always been the fact that under the feathers and sequins, this was a musical that had a lot of heart: In the love of Georges for flamboyant Albin, in the love of Albin for the boy he helped raise, Jean-Michel. But...
  • On Theater: 'La Cage' a drag — and really funny

    On Theater: 'La Cage' a drag — and really funny
    The musical "La Cage aux Folles" has quite a pedigree. Born as a French movie in 1973, it was Americanized and set to music on stage a decade later, then morphed into a "straight" movie comedy called "The Bird Cage" in 1996 with uber-comics Robin Williams...
  • Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman sells Palm Springs house for $1.1 million

    Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman sells Palm Springs house for $1.1 million
    Hello, new owner. Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has sold his house in Palm Springs for $1.1 million. The Mediterranean-style home includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms in its 5,546 square feet. Water features on the half-acre site...
  • Honoree Kristin Chenoweth Not Attending Goodspeed Gala

    Honoree Kristin Chenoweth Not Attending Goodspeed Gala
    Kristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for Goodspeed Musicals. A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "Wicked,"...
  • The theater that Colonized Burbank

    The theater that Colonized Burbank
    Barbara Beckley, pencil thin and fiercely emphatic, sits in an armchair in the living room-style lobby of the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Sounds from the stage indicate that rehearsals are underway for the second show of the Colony's 38th season: the...
  • Goodspeed's "Mame" Extends Run

    Goodspeed's "Mame" Extends Run
    The run of the revival of the Jerry Herman musical “Mame”  at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, has been extended from July 1 to July 7. The show, now in previews, stars Louise Pitre, Tony Award nominee for Broaday's "Mamma Mia!"...
  • PASSINGS

    Albert L. Greene Hospital president Albert L. Greene, 59, president and chief executive of Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys since 2006, died Thursday at his home in Calabasas. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June, the hospital...
  • Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser

    Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser
    Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, welcomed more than 500 guests to the historic Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills for DesignCare '10, a fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation (www.hollyrod.org), which provides...
  • Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'

    Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'
    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
  • Bea Arthur, star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude,' dies at 86

    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86. Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
  • Visiting with two Broadway legends: Robert Morse and Jerry Herman

     
    Robert Morse shot to fame a half century ago as an ambitious junior executive in Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Today, the two-time Tony winner has found a whole new audience as an eccentric senior executive......