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Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
Jeff Goldblum, starring in "Seminar" at the Ahmanson Theatre through Nov. 18, will participate in a Google+ Hangout in this space at noon Pacific on Tuesday. The actor will talk about the stage comedy, written by Theresa Rebeck, in which he plays a noted...
Hartford CourantMultiple Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey will star in Sam Shepard's "Cirse of the Starving Class" in early 2013 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The announmcement will be made Monday night, along with the other shows slated for the 2012-13 season for the...
Hartford CourantThe return of Judith Ivey, a "world premiere" work about Louis Armstrong and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Clybourne Park" are among the shows for the 2012-13 season at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. The 48th season opens with the new one-person...
Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78. Know for her...
Dick Hoerner Fullback was part of L.A. Rams' 'Bull Elephant' backfield Dick Hoerner, 88, a Los Angeles Rams fullback who was a member of the 1951 NFL Championship team, died Saturday at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton after a stroke, said his wife,...
Dixie Carter, who gained television fame as Julia Sugarbaker on the long-running CBS sitcom "Designing Women," has died. She was 70. Carter died Saturday morning at a Houston hospital of complications from cancer, said Steve Rohr, publicist for Carter...
Caroline McWilliams, an actress and director best known to television audiences for her work on the series "Benson" and "Soap," has died. She was 64. McWilliams died Feb. 11 at her home in Los Angeles from complications of multiple myeloma, her family...
Culture MonsterBroadway audiences can look forward to a lot of artful pauses during Martin McDonagh's new play, "A Behanding in Spokane." That's because Christopher Walken -- master of the unpredictable dramatic delivery -- is set to star in the dark stage......
The apt title of this juicy oral history, based on more than 160 interviews, simultaneously expresses a principle that guided producer-provocateur Joe Papp and the theatrical ruckus that ensued. "Free for All" is how Papp presented Shakespeare in Central...
Culture MonsterFree love, free drugs ... and now, free tickets too. The current Broadway production of "Hair" began life as a free production in New York's Central Park. On Friday, the hit revival will go back to its free roots by......
Culture Monster-- Some enchanted evening: Producers are planning to bring the musical "South Pacific," which is currently playing at the Ahmanson, back to the big screen. (Variety via Theatermania) -- Big purchase: The latest in the Getty Museum's attempt to buy......
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