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Judy Garland

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  • Toby's Columbia brings magic of 'Wizard of Oz' to stage

    Everyone who has ever sat before a television or movie screen to enjoy the fantasy of "The Wizard of Oz" should plan to see how magical this family favorite becomes onstage at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia. The production brings the beloved...
  • Dick Tufeld dies at 85; actor who intoned 'Danger, Will Robinson!'

    Dick Tufeld dies at 85; actor who intoned 'Danger, Will Robinson!'
    Dick Tufeld, a longtime radio and TV announcer who intoned "Danger, Will Robinson!" as the voice of the Robot in the 1960s science-fiction TV series "Lost in Space," has died. He was 85. Tufeld died Sunday at his home in Studio City while watching the...
  • Waiting calmly to die

    Waiting calmly to die
    The email from a reader in Westwood was short, to the point and disturbing. "My life has been very full," wrote Polly Berger. "But now it is getting very bad, and I want to go to that other world." Berger also said she wished there were more Dr. Jack...
  • Rodriguez: Homesick for the holidays

    Rodriguez: Homesick for the holidays
    Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas," one of the biggest-selling songs of all time, with tongue planted firmly in cheek. Although the wistful tune soothed homesick soldiers in such God-awful places as Guadalcanal more than half a century ago, and no...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Karine Vanasse

    Karine Vanasse was a child lip-syncing to Celine Dion when she knew she belonged onstage. As the crew adjusts the lights on the set of ABC's "Pan Am," Vanasse recalls realizing that Dion's voice may have been a bit overpowering to be coming out of a...
  • Dory Previn dies at 86; Oscar-nominated songwriter

    Dory Previn dies at 86; Oscar-nominated songwriter
    Although she was an Oscar-nominated songwriter, Dory Previn was better known for ballads that spoke to wounded souls. A gifted lyricist, she mined her traumatic childhood and later mental illness to write confessional songs that found an audience —...
  • Tommy Femia does Judy Garland Live, Feb. 24 at The Bijou in Bridgeport

    Tommy Femia does Judy Garland Live, Feb. 24 at The Bijou in Bridgeport
    Tommy Femia is a man. Let's get that out of the way up front. But his imitation of Judy Garland's voice and mannerisms is pretty spot on. He'll be at the Bijou Theatre Friday night accompanied by his musical director, Connecticut native David Maiocco,...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Onetime Judy Garland home for sale

    Onetime Judy Garland home for sale
    A Bel-Air house that was home to a young Judy Garland, in the days of her star turn as Dorothy in the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz," is back on the market at $7.1 million, roughly a year after its previous sale. Updated and renovated, the two-story...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Following every strange turn of the Yellow Brick Road in 'The Wiz'

    Following every strange turn of the Yellow Brick Road in 'The Wiz'
    "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...