| Jan 30, 2013
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:44 PM
Seattle's 42-13 shellacking of San Francisco was still Sunday's biggest show. The lopsided “Sunday Night Football” game put NBC on top for the night with an average 13.7 million viewers. (Early ratings show the game peaked at 9:30 with 16.3...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:36 PM
"It's always a surprise," Julie Andrews notes of each year's musical menu, "and I'm amazed at how much. There are the Strausses, then there will be Haydn or somebody else whose anniversary it is, or something by Mozart will be put in."...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:27 PM
It was an emotional, nostalgic moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last year when Dick Van Dyke gave Mary Tyler Moore the guild's 48th Life Achievement Award. The two veterans, who had come to TV fame playing Rob and Laura Petrie on the landmark...
| Jan 9, 2013
Disney pulls out all the stops with "Mary Poppins," a spectacular feast of magic theatricality that opened Tuesday at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.
Bob Crowley's scenic design includes a beautiful home for the very British Banks family; it'...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has garnered a loyal television audience around the world with its annual New Year's concert broadcasts, which air in the U.S. on PBS. But this New Year's celebration was somewhat marred by attacks made on the orchestra...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Justo a tiempo para arrancar el año de una forma divertida y familiar, llega el musical Mary Poppins al Adrianne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, en Miami, del 1 al 6 de enero.
Se trata de un musical en Tour del show de Broadway, el cual con...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This season's Tony-nommed musicals took various routes to Broadway. Here's how a few producers recall that often arduous trek to the bigtime.
"Kinky Boots," the musical, began with producer Daryl Roth seeing the movie when it screened at Sundance in...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Carrie Underwood has found a new way to spread music to fans, as she will be playing the iconic “Maria Von Trapp,” in NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Julie Andrews played the legendary role in the famous 1965 film, and she is...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:57 AM
When Lerner and Loewe's "Camelot" debuted on Broadway in 1960 with a cast headed by Richard Burton as King Arthur, Julie Andrews as Guinevere and Robert Goulet, an unknown Canadian in his first starring role, as Lancelot, the musical became an instant...