| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Sure, in 1997 Rachel (Helen Mirren) celebrates the release of her daughter’s book about when Rachel and other Israeli agents took down a Nazi war criminal. However, let’s go to some 30-year-old flashbacks in Berlin...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature plays by Bruce Norris and Sebastian Barry, as well as revivals of classics by August Wilson and Joe Orton.
Actor Brian Dennehy will be featured in Barry's "The Steward of Christendom."
In all, the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Two weeks before the release of its first studio album in 16 years, Soundgarden announced a brief North American theater tour that will bring the Seattle grunge veterans to L.A.'s Fonda Theatre on Nov. 27. The band is also to play shows in Toronto and New...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Presidents Day was almost a bad one for "A Good Day to Die Hard."
The fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise narrowly won the holiday weekend at the box office, just stealing No. 1 from "Identity Thief," the Melissa McCarthy comedy...
| Mar 26, 2012
The Bruce Willis action-comedy "Red" was the most rented DVD of 2011 but wasn't even close to the top of the sales charts. In fact, new data released by Rentrak Corp., the media measurement firm that tracks DVD sales and rentals, shows that only one of...
| Apr 5, 2012
"Glee" actor Jonathan Groff will appear opposite Alfred Molina in the L.A. premiere of John Logan's two-person play "Red," at the Mark Taper Forum beginning August....
| Oct 25, 2010
Head goes here
"Secretariat" has hardly slowed down since it opened in theaters two weeks ago, but it's far from the only movie to enjoy strong second, third or even sixth laps around the box office track recently.
Most films see ticket sales fall...