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  • Tony Awards 2014: A few rays of sunshine in a mostly cloudy Broadway season

    The Tony Awards will be handed out Sunday, and the safe money is on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" for best musical and "All the Way" for best play. But nothing is guaranteed in a Broadway season as patchy as this one. There's a fair chance that...
  • A masterly 'Les Miserables' at La Mirada Theatre

    A masterly 'Les Miserables' at La Mirada Theatre
    A juggernaut entertainment since its 1985 premiere, “Les MisÚrables” has undergone many incarnations, including the controversial 25th anniversary production that pitted original director Trevor Nunn against producer Cameron Mackintosh, and...
  • 'Taste' and 'Backyard' revel in gore and lack style

    'Taste' and 'Backyard' revel in gore and lack style
    Last weekend my theatergoing got off to an especially bloody start at the Sacred Fools Theater, where I caught one of the last performances of "Taste," the world premiere of Benjamin Brand's play inspired by a real-life tale of cannibalism. The main...
  • London Theater Review: 'Birdland'

    Hyper-alert Andrew Scott is ideal casting for Paul, the central role of "Birdland," the latest play by Simon Stephens ("The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"). We never hear him sing but he's wholly convincing as a young-ish rock icon on a...
  • Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex

    Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex
    A Mariano's could be coming to Lakeview, and it could bring a fitness club, a new park, and 279 parking spots to North Broadway Avenue, too. The developers of 3030 N. Broadway Ave. project unveiled the renderings for the five-story complex at a...
  • James Franco, Michelle Williams and Co. get the Broadway bug

    James Franco, Michelle Williams and Co. get the Broadway bug
    NEW YORK — This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time. "Scrubs'" Zach Braff just made his debut in Susan Stroman's staging of Woody Allen's comedy-musical "Bullets Over...
  • Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical

    Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical
    SYDNEY, Australia — The video playing on the television inside Baz Luhrmann's bedroom was supposed to be much steamier. But where there should have been desirous bumping and prurient grinding, the couples were remarkably chaste, as if they had...
  • Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival

    Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival
    Vincent Hannam was at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in disguise on Monday night, with a shark mask covering his face. He was trying to get out the word that there’s a bar filled with folks who alternate their time between drinking, shooting the...
  • Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage

    Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage
    Mark Nelson (Broadway’s “The Invention of Love,” “Rumors,” Long Wharf Theatre’s “Under the Lintel,” “My Name Is Asher Lev”) heads the cast in Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning play,...
  • "Ghost The Musical" comes to Broward Center

    "Ghost The Musical" comes to Broward Center
    The story of “Ghost the Musical” came from “Ghost” the film, a mega-hit in 1990 for Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. Transferring that movie magic to the musical stage was the work of a creative team. including:...
  • Tony Award nominations are up for grabs

    Tony Award nominations are up for grabs
    NEW YORK — Recent Broadway seasons have yielded musical juggernauts: "The Book of Mormon," "The Producers" and "Spring Awakening," for example, each scooped up fistfuls of Tony nominations before going on to win best musical. But as voters have...