| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Mikhail Bulgakov meets Sergei Eisenstein at Andy Warhol's Factory in “Moskva.” This ornate take on Bulgakov’s “The Master and Margarita” is a nobly ambitious, surreally unhinged deep-dish bowl of dramaturgical borscht....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Ewan McGregor will make his Broadway debut next year in a revival production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York.
McGregor will play the role of Henry, a playwright, in Stoppard's 1982 drama that...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
The billionaire's club has a new member who walks on all fours and sports a handsome mane.
The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that its North America touring productions of "The Lion King" have reached the $1-billion mark in box-office receipts,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Brent Harris is an experienced bad guy — on stage, at least.
Without tooting his own horn too much, the New York City actor said he is a peaceful sort who avoids confrontation and is opposed to violence.
But directors don't necessarily see that....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Jackie Evancho was happy when she lost NBC's "America's Got Talent" in 2010, finishing runner-up to the Colorado singer Michael Grimm. It's a too-familiar experience for a 13-year-old who has come in second in more competitions than she cares to admit....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Fans of Johnny Cash -- and the jukebox musical based on his life -- will get a chance to hear from an expert who knew the late singer well and spent decades researching his career.
Former Los Angeles Times pop-music critic and editor Robert Hilburn will...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Score another one for Old Man Winter.
A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Decades before Dos Equis introduced the most interesting man in the world via a beer commercial, that title might have belonged to a dog — a debonair, bow tie-wearing, Harvard-educated cartoon beagle named Mr. Peabody.
The star of "Peabody's...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston.
Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Last week in New York, a group of very angry actors expressed their feelings to their union, Actors' Equity, about the collapse of salaries for the performers who tour with Broadway shows to cities like Chicago. It is not hard to see why they were angry....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:10 AM
The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S.
That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....