| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes" may become an octogenarian next year, but it can kick up its heels with the best of them, as is currently being evidenced at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
This vintage piece of artistic fluff, bolstered by...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Now that Rachel York is a parent, the days when anything goes are coming to an end.
The reason? Her daughter, Olivia, has reached preschool age.
York has picked up rave reviews for her portrayal of Reno Sweeney in Roundabout Theatre Company's...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:39 PM
Country musician Brad Paisley and his wife, "Nashville" actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, have sold a home in Pacific Palisades for $2.5 million.
The restored house, with more 1920s character than country vibe, features a two-story living room with a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com
Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film)
Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music)
Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music)
| Sep 12, 2013
Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Charles Lisanby, a three-time Emmy winning art director, died at his Los Angeles home from complications following a fall on Aug. 23. He was 89.
In 2010 Lisanby became the first production designer inducted in the Television Academy's Hall of Fame....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Twenty summers ago Orange Coast College reopened its remodeled Robert B. Moore Theatre with a rousing production of the beloved Broadway musical "South Pacific."
The campus theater originally opened in 1955.
The iconic 1949 Richard Rodgers/Oscar...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Supporters of the Actors Fund got the jump on fellow Angelenos by securing a live feed of the Tony Awards for the 17th annual Tony Awards viewing party in Hollywood.
So while much of L.A. waited for Sunday's tape-delayed broadcast at 8 p.m. Pacific...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Mitzi Gaynor's opening line: "Call me Mitzi."
Real name: Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber. "I'm a Hungarian by descent. And a Virgo. And a Catholic. So if you want guilt, talk to me, darling."
Born: Chicago, Sept. 4, 1931.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The last time I spoke with comedian Eddie Pepitone was June, just prior to the world premiere of his movie "The Bitter Buddha" in Chicago, where it screened during the Just For Laughs festival. Nine months and several tour stops later, he and director...
| Dec 16, 2012
"The Real Reason for Marilyn Monroe's Divorce from Joe DiMaggio" read the headline on a 1955 Confidential magazine article that exposed a bumbling ambush involving the famous ballplayer and Frank Sinatra. The unlikely duo allegedly had tried to catch...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Oscars 2012: At 99, Connie Sawyer is one of the oldest members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences....