| Jun 13, 2011
"The Book of Mormon," the exuberantly foul-mouthed hit show about comically mismatched missionaries in AIDS-ravaged Africa, won the award for best musical, along with eight other awards, and Nick Stafford's "War Horse," starring a life-size puppet of a...
| May 4, 2011
"The Book of Mormon" — the irreverent Broadway musical from the creators of TV's "South Park" — led the Tony Award nominations Tuesday with 14 nods, including best musical. The satirical comedy about a pair of bumbling Mormon missionaries on a...
| Oct 17, 2010
British actor was on CBS' 'Falcon Crest'
Simon MacCorkindale, 58, a British stage and screen actor who starred in the 1983 NBC-TV series "Manimal" and was a regular on CBS' "Falcon Crest," died of bowel cancer Thursday at a London...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:24 PM
"The Wiz," let us stipulate, was always a weird show. With the passage of 36 years, it only has become stranger.
Although a big hit in 1975 — it ran on Broadway for some 1,600 performances — "The Wiz" generally has defeated most attempts to...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Jan 30, 2011
Watching Peter Sellars rehearse is to observe a man possessed. Last week at the Metropolitan Opera House, L.A.'s reknowned theater director was fine-tuning "Nixon in China," which opens Wednesday. The new production of the John Adams opera, about the pre-...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Call it a not-so-silent night. All was not calm, but, boy, it was bright as Trans-Siberian Orchestra unleashed its annual pyro-powered holiday salute at Amway Center. The foundations of the tiny homes in Whoville likely were shaking from the sonic...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Between the months-long investigation by The Times that revealed that 94% of the members who make up the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are white, and the heated debate about "The Help" putting the "mammy" stereotype back in......
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Gore Vidal's 1960 play "The Best Man" receives an all-star revival on Broadway, with James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury, Michael McKean and Candice Bergen....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Are you ready for Oprah's Book Club 2.0? Bring your Kindles, if you like....
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The other segments on "Rock Center" are Natalie Morales' report on the real estate boom in Miami and Dr. Nancy Snyderman's look at the difficulty of getting blood-marrow donors to live up to their pledges to give....