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  • As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star

    As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star
    Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
  • 'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints

     'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints
    Linda Emond has a collection of tiny email printouts from well-wishers in her spacious dressing room, where gauzy purple curtains and a soft white couch create a sense of peace in an otherwise hectic area of Manhattan just off Times Square. One email...
  • Scott Foley brings real-life experience to 'The Country House'

     Scott Foley brings real-life experience to 'The Country House'
    Scott Foley has played a string of TV heartthrobs — resident advisor Noel Crane on "Felicity" and, most recently, Olivia Pope's love interest, Jake Ballard, on ABC's "Scandal." Soon he appears alongside Blythe Danner in Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • Average cost of a Broadway ticket passes $100 for the first time

    At Sunday's Tony Awards ceremony in New York, many of Broadway's biggest stars — and some of Hollywood's too — were on hand to tout the theater community's achievements from the 2013-14 season, which ended in May. One milestone that didn't...
  • 'Jersey Boys' has been a windfall for all involved

     'Jersey Boys' has been a windfall for all involved
    At the height of their fame, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons churned out a string of hit singles about a rag doll, a girl named Sherry and a particularly memorable night in late December, back in '63. The team behind the stage musical "Jersey Boys"...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Woody Allen will be a no-show, per tradition

    Tony Awards 2014: Woody Allen will be a no-show, per tradition
    Woody Allen's feelings about awards shows are well known. He wasn't present to pick up any of his four Academy Awards and skipped out of this year's Golden Globes ceremony,  where he was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award. So what are the...
  • Joey Luft, Mary Bridget Davies coming to Pasadena Playhouse

    Joey Luft, Mary Bridget Davies coming to Pasadena Playhouse
    Joey Luft, son of Judy Garland, will headline a show about his mother at this year's Summer at the Pasadena Playhouse, the company's annual performing arts offerings. The lineup also includes Mary Bridget Davies, who was recently seen on Broadway...
  • Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters

    Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters
    "Who are you?" It's a line Scott Foley, playing TV star Michael Astor, delivers to Sarah Steele's teenage character Susie Keegan in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House" at the Geffen Playhouse after Susie delivers a diatribe of truth: The...
  • Eli Wallach, an Actors Studio veteran and theater stalwart

    Eli Wallach, who died on Tuesday at the age of 98, was an actor whose working-class demeanor often led to typecasting and character parts on the big screen. Onstage, where he began his career and continued to work well into old age, his career was...
  • Eli Wallach had the power to illuminate a character on stage and screen

      Eli Wallach had the power to illuminate a character on stage and screen
    Some actors are too good for stardom. Eli Wallach, who died Tuesday at 98 after a long and distinguished career on stage and screen, was at the top of my list of the best actors I've encountered in the theater — a striking fact given that I was...
  • Classic sampling in 'The Curse of Oedipus' at Antaeus Theater

    Classic sampling in 'The Curse of Oedipus' at Antaeus Theater
    It’s easy to see why “The Curse of Oedipus,” now at the Antaeus Theater, was originally intended to be presented over the course of two evenings. Not only does playwright Kenneth Cavander sample liberally from Sophocles’...