| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Adam Shankman has been tapped to helm and choreograph the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of the Tony-winning musical "Hair."
The Hollywood Bowl will host three performances of "Hair" on Aug. 1-3. Tickets for the 2014 Hollywood Bowl season will be...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Ansel Elgort | Actor
Before Ansel Elgort was cast in two of next year's most highly anticipated...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Adam Shankman, director of the musical film adaptations of "Hairspray" and "Rock of Ages," has entered rehab, according to his rep.
"Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center," his rep said in a statement to Us Weekly and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — Strands of Christmas lights bathed the La Jolla Playhouse stage in a warm golden glow as singing, dancing sister act Violet and Daisy Hilton prepared to leave behind the companionship of friends. The Lizard Man and the Tattooed Lady, the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Riding high after its massive $44 million U.S. gross for Eugenio Derbez's "Instructions Not Included," Pantelion Films, a joint venture of Lionsgate and Mexican media corp Televisa, will now distribute English-language horror film "Summer Camp" in North...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Russell Brand — he of the off-color humor and wild-eyed visage — has bought a character-filled home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:02 PM
I needed a drink after "We Will Rock You," the Queen musical that was incoherent when I first saw it in London a decade ago, totally ridiculous when I saw it in Las Vegas in 2004 and that now is, in this somewhat revised 2013 touring version, yet more...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Set in Las Vegas, also known as "The People's Republic of Bad Choices" as phrased by screenwriter Diablo Cody, "Paradise" marks the Oscar-winning writer's feature directorial debut.
The movie has been kicking around since late summer on VOD and now...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Musical theater returns to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford -- at least for one night -- when a touring production of "Rock of Ages' plays April 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $65.
Set in 1987, the five-time Tony nominated musical features...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...