| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Elementary school performers focused on their stage direction while belting out the words to "Ev'rybody Wants to be a Cat" on Tuesday as part of a new theater program sparked by a $100,000 grant.
A widespread decline in theater education among...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:20 AM
Much has been made of "Birdman" director/co-writer Alejandro G. Inarritu's conceit of making a movie that seems to be one continuous, two-hour shot. The actual filming consisted of long takes edited to look seamless. Each sequence offered challenges,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:00 AM
In a large workshop at CBS Television City on the edge of Hollywood, the palace of Versailles was slowly taking shape.
A platoon of set builders was hard at work on a December morning creating the imposing columns, ornate tapestries and swooping...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Here are five things you can do in Northwest Indiana Feb. 13-19.
Northwest Indiana Symphony presents Big Romance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Auditorium at Bethel Church, 10202 Broadway, Crown Point. Tickets are...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:23 AM
From his childhood in Austria, bearing witness as the Nazis declared hatred for European Jews, to his adulthood in America, studying the folklore of author Sholom Aleichem and portraying Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof," Theodore Bikel has been a...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 2:59 PM
On Wednesday, Hollywood Heritage's Evening at the Barn celebrates the legacy of Eddie Cantor. The singer-actor-comedian-songwriter made his vaudeville debut as a teenager and went on to star on Broadway in such musicals as "Whoopee." Cantor headlined...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:06 PM
How much more can the Confederacy take?
First, there was that whole losing-the-war-of-Northern-aggression thing. And now, rubbing big ol' bags of rock salt into the wounds, there's a fairly faulty production of the Civil War-set musical "Shenandoah,"...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:02 AM
A few minutes into Alejandro G. Inarritu's black comedy "Birdman," it becomes apparent that the camera has yet to blink. Over the course of its two-hour running time, the film somehow maintains the high-wire act, never visibly cutting away until the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:10 AM
The Los Angeles premieres of the Broadway hit "If/Then" and the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical" anchor the Pantages Theatre's 2015-16 season, organizers announced Monday.
The theater also will mark its 85th year with two...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:57 AM
Norman Lear, the television veteran behind the sitcom "All in the Family" and other hits, and Barbara Cook, the Broadway stage legend, have been added to the current season of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:16 PM
"Disney's Newsies," coming Feb. 3-8 to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, concerns a newsboy strike in New York at the turn of the 20th century.
But the story of David (the ragtag paperboys, aka "newsies") versus Goliath (publishing...