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  • 'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.

    'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode. The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad "The Sopranos" never did a song-and-dance number with Tony. Today's roundup includes the Memorial...
  • How Broadway's Digital Marketers Aim for Buzz Outside the Box

    Sometimes a new Broadway musical makes a social media push with Twitter and Facebook and Instagram -- and sometimes it does it with a real-world, hand-delivered bottle of poison. Well, faux poison, a.k.a. green Kool Aid, in vials (pictured, above) sent...
  • Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'
    John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid." But his career didn't start out that way. Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...
  • Broadway Box Office: The Street Sticks to Its Guns Against TV Upfronts and 'Godzilla'

    Univision, ESPN, "Godzilla": All tried to take a bite out of Broadway last week, but Main Stem box office fought them off. Upfronts, the TV industry's annual sales pitch to advertisers, can't help but overlap a bit with Broadway, whose venues can seem as...
  • How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?

    How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?
    How many musicals can you name that have been centered on a sport? And how many succeeded? "Damn Yankees" remains the champ with 1,019 performances, but there have been other attempts at making sport figures sing. >>"Lysistrata Jones" in 2011 centered...
  • Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Marshall Among the Nominees for Broadway's Astaire Awards

    "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" topliner Neil Patrick Harris, "Cabaret" choreographer and co-director Rob Marshall, "Aladdin" genie James Monroe Iglehart and "Rocky" star Andy Karl are among the performers nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards,...
  • Zac Efron: How well do you really know the 'Neighbors' star?

    Sure, you've seen him take off his shirt in 17 different magazines, your DVD of "17 Again" is scratched from repeat viewings, and you sneak listens to the "High School Musical 2" soundtrack when you think no one's around. But how well do you really know...
  • Outer Critics Circle Applauds Broadway's "Gentleman's Guide," Bryan Cranston

    The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards. The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
  • Moviemaker looking to sweep the board

    Moviemaker looking to sweep the board
    Admit it. At some point in your life, you've done an impression of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa wailing, "Adria-a-a-a-a-a-an!" And now, thanks to Irvine resident Kevin Derek, you'll get to meet the man who directed that iconic moment. While...
  • Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins

    When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
  • L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'

    L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'
    Here’s the thing about having a long, busy acting career: one moment a performer finds himself at the extreme margin of agony, trudging the stage with Cordelia in his arms, and the next he's having a moment of blood, sweat and glory in Rocky Balboa'...