| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Jean Stapleton won worldwide fame as Edith Bunker, the cheerfully clueless wife of bigoted Archie Bunker on the groundbreaking series "All in The Family."
Her resume also included later portrayals as Mother Goose, the Fairy Godmother and Mrs. Piggle-...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at the age of 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in "All in the Family."
By the time that landmark sitcom premiered in 1971, she had been acting for 30 years on the stage, in movies and on television,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Broadway box office slipped in the wake of Memorial Day weekend, with most shows on the boards reporting declines for the first week of the 2013-14 season.
With overall attendance down, it helped to be one of the Main Stem's hot young things, with...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Getting up close to a Broadway star can cost you more than $300 a seat for the most popular shows running in New York. But a front row seat on Twitter or Facebook is always free.
The current Broadway season, which comes to a close Sunday at the Tony...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
"Hungry Hobos," a 1928 Walt Disney animated short film that was considered lost for decades, will screen Saturday at UCLA as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 24th annual Silent Film Event.
The short, which predates Mickey Mouse and stars...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Broadway left its B.O. records unbroken in the 2012-13 season, logging drops both in cumulative gross and, more notably, in attendance.
It's been a while since a Main Stem season didn't break a sales record, and even attendance has largely been on the...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"The Muppets" director James Bobin is in early talks with Disney to helm its sequel to "Alice in Wonderland."
Bobin is currently lensing the Mouse House's "The Muppets ... Again!"
Linda Woolverton is penning the script for the sequel to Tim Burton's...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own lived experiences and our psychic realities, they also shape our lives.
— Maria Tatar
As the year ends, we might appreciate a bicentennial that, unlike some wars, has been...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Spring sales on Broadway continued to bloom last week, with moderate rises at most shows punctuated by standout spikes including one at musical revival "Annie," coinciding with the addition of "Glee" star Jane Lynch to the cast.
Of the three tuners to...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
John Caird, who's directing the L.A. Opera production of "Tosca" that opens Saturday, played crucial roles in launching two of the biggest stage blockbusters of modern times.
The fact that the British director remains somewhat below the radar, at...