| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:58 PM
As a kid, Terry McAulay watched football games on TV and practiced the moves he saw — not the spins and jukes of the players, but the gestures and actions of the officials.
Hands on hips? Offside. Arms folded? Delay of game. At age 9, McAulay knew...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Bryan Cranston, Chris O'Dowd, Zachary Levi and Sophie Okonedo are among the dozen performers to score this year's Theater World Awards, the annual kudo that honors thesps making their Broadway or Off Broadway debut.
Cranston snags the laurel for his...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Univision, ESPN, "Godzilla": All tried to take a bite out of Broadway last week, but Main Stem box office fought them off.
Upfronts, the TV industry's annual sales pitch to advertisers, can't help but overlap a bit with Broadway, whose venues can seem as...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Students at Broadneck High School assemble each year for a theater production, but this year's offering, "Les Miserables," carried a special meaning and mission.
Director Emily Cory decided to use the performance as an opportunity to talk about and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Nearly two years after opening its downtown Orlando complex, the Mad Cow Theatre has named the smaller of its two performance spaces.
Until now called the Black Box Theatre, the space will be named the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre in honor of Dr. Lee and...
| Feb 18, 2014
An international classical crossover group will play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center this spring, it has been announced. The Ten Tenors, an Australian troupe that sings Broadway’s most-loved classics, will perform at 8 p.m. April 10, the venue...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A modern "Les Miserables" in certain ways, this British melodrama forces an ex-criminal (Mark Strong) back into the sights of a crime buster (James McAvoy) who long has been on his trail.
The former crook wants to aid his son, also caught up in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:39 PM
This column has been corrected. See note below.
I have been attending Costa Mesa Middle and High school choir concerts led by Jon Lindfors for about four years. Every time I see holiday or the end-of-the-year shows I think about how amazing he must be...
| Jan 8, 2013
No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in.
Yes, there will...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:53 PM
On June 5, 1832, French writer Victor Hugo was sitting in a park crafting another masterpiece. Startled by the sounds of exploding cannons and screaming men, he dropped his pen and, instead of running for the safety of home, dashed toward the sound of the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
There won't be much buzz at the box office on the first weekend of the new year, as only one new movie -- "Texas Chainsaw 3D" -- hits theaters nationwide.
The horror flick starring the serial killer made famous in 1974's "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" is...