| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Fountain Theatre follows up its award-winning 2012 production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “In the Red and Brown Water” with a vibrant incarnation of “The Brothers Size,” the second installment in McCraney’s acclaimed...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
2Cents Theatre has taken on David Rabe's seldom-revived early play "In the Boom Boom Room" (1972), the trippy, choleric story of a Philadelphia woman’s degradation.
The play can’t exactly be considered a cautionary tale, since even 40...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The title of “Flower Duet,” in its West Coast premiere at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, refers to Leo Delibes’ celebrated “Lakmé” air for soprano and mezzo.
It is being rehearsed by two Vermont-based frenemies, for a mutual...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:05 PM
More than one legend gets their due in “Stoneface,” which is only as it should be. In a felicitous transfer from the Sacred Fools Theater Company, Vanessa Claire Stewart’s surreal smash about the rise and fall and rise of Buster Keaton...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Singer and actor Lawrence Hamilton, who starred on Broadway and on tour in "Ragtime" and other musicals, died Thursday at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York of complications from surgery, said his sister, Evelyn Hall. He was 59.
In "Ragtime," based on...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The Orlando Eye, the 400 foot-tall observation wheel being built on International Drive, should be ready for opening by the spring of 2015.
That's a few months later than developer Chuck Whittall had hoped — he was shooting for Dec. 31 — but...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dancer Marc Platt was the male lead in the famed dream ballet in "Oklahoma!" on Broadway, choreographed by Agnes de Mille. In film, he was one of the brothers in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," and he had featured parts in several other musicals.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Celes King IV
Community activist and entrepreneur
Celes King IV, 70, a South Los Angeles community activist whose father was civil rights advocate Celes King III, died Saturday at a San Diego hospital, a family spokesman said.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93.
Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Janis Joplin — the musical, that is — lives on, thanks to Live Nation.
After a tour that took it to Southern California and other venues, and a run on Broadway that closed in February, "A Night With Janis Joplin" will transfer off-Broadway...