| May 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will resume its summer screening series on June 5 with the showing of Joss Whedon's 2012 adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing."
The screening will be one of 25 events scheduled from June to August at...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:02 AM
An adult-oriented puppet show called "Stuffed and Unstrung" is headed this June to the Bank of America Theatre, Broadway in Chicago announced Monday.
Produced by Westbeth Entertainment and Henson Alternative, the show uses the talents of the famed Jim...
| Apr 5, 2012
Art is in the eye of the beholder, and since the Disney Fantasy can hold 8,000 passenger eyes, it's no wonder the halls are decked with frame after frame of Disney artwork.
The new Disney Cruise Line ship that set sail on its maiden voyage on March 31...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Disappearing Broadway investments prove, especially this season, that there is still no formula for commercial success in the entertainment business, but the wicked track record of the prequel is really starting to stand out. Clearly, there is something...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Why does our culture treat pirates as kid-friendly characters? They're violent criminals with notoriously bad hygiene.
At least classic children's literature such as "Treasure Island" and "Peter Pan" had the decency to portray them as bad guys....
| May 7, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The announcement of the Tony Award nominations last Tuesday gave a box-office boost to "Once," the new musical whose 11 nominations make it the early Tony frontrunner this year.
"Once," which is playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York, saw...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
"Young people are the best audiences really. You have to take them with you on the journey when you do a play and have to be amazingly committed and truthful — or they won't buy it, so to speak."
This is the credo of Hisa Takakuwa, director of...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape.
It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:49 PM
IRVINE — Considering the fact the payments went toward a charity for children, everyone appeared to have received their money's worth in the inaugural Harmony and Hoops Charity Basketball Game at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Saturday.
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Anna Schroeder, the daughter of Winfried and Carol Schroeder of Roscoe, will perform in Bethany Lutheran College’s fall theater production of "Peter Pan" Nov. 9-11 and 16-17 at the Sigurd K. Lee Theater in Mankato, Minn.
Rachel Carlsen of...