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  • Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing

     Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing
    "You know, Degas was groundbreaking," says choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. "He painted ballet rehearsal the way it really is: The girls are sweaty, they have a bad back, they're leaning over. They're in their undergarments. He wanted to paint the...
  • 'Venus in Fur' is a delicious study of sexual power dynamics

     'Venus in Fur' is a delicious study of sexual power dynamics
    Depending on your taste for kink, "Venus in Fur," David Ives' twisty tale about a casting session between a smug playwright and an earthy actress trying out for the role of a well-born 19th century dominatrix, will be either a dream come true or a...
  • REVIEW: 'Animal Farm' at Steppenwolf Theatre Company ★★★★

    REVIEW: 'Animal Farm' at Steppenwolf Theatre Company ★★★★
    Benjamin, the cynical, long-lived donkey who comes to regret not raising a hoof against tyrannical piggery, turns out to be the key to the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's blistering new 90-minute adaptation of George Orwell's "Animal Farm," the best...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: New fitness offering at The Breakers Ocean Fitness will debut as The Breakers’ flagship fitness offering in early December. A 6,000 sq. ft., indoor/outdoor oceanfront...
  • Andrea Martin is living in the moment these days

     Andrea Martin is living in the moment these days
    Comedians may be known for their frenetic personalities, but as Andrea Martin descends the Santa Monica hotel staircase, she slowly takes in the foggy ocean view through a wall of glass. "Mmm, just beautiful, right?" she says, settling into a plush...
  • REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago ★★★★

     REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago ★★★★
    Aside from being a hugely entertaining and strikingly emotional show, "The Art of Falling," Second City's not-to-be-missed new collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is a very significant formative moment in this city's long history of...
  • L.A.'s theater community resumes discussion of wages and fiscal health

    L.A.'s theater community resumes discussion of wages and fiscal health
    In late summer rumors began circulating of a potential coup within Los Angeles' thronging and boisterous smaller theater scene. A renegade group of artists and producers, private Facebook messages and lobby whispers revealed, was meeting at...
  • Wallis Annenberg Center raises 2nd-season curtain amid challenges

    Wallis Annenberg Center raises 2nd-season curtain amid challenges
    In the performing arts, the show must go on, even after the leading actor has exited the stage. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts kicked off its second season last week in a dramatically different state than when it first opened its...
  • Yuri Lyubimov dies at 97; Russian actor and director

    Yuri Lyubimov dies at 97; Russian actor and director
    Russian actor and director Yuri Lyubimov, founder of Moscow's renowned Taganka Theater, which he led for more than four decades, has died. He was 97. During the 1980s, Lyubimov was exiled for several years after criticizing cultural restrictions in...
  • Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed

    Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed
    For an actress well into her golden years, landing the role of a lifetime is a rare achievement. To play that role three times in close succession is something akin to seeing the show-business stars align. "It's been quite a journey," said Cicely...