| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Before her movie breakout role in "The Deer Hunter" in 1978, for which she received her first of 17 (and counting) Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep was a hard-working New York stage actress who appeared in productions both on Broadway and at some of the...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:22 AM
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,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
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...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Multiple 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...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The 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...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- 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......
| Jun 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Free 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......
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
His day job is film critic for the Los Angeles Times, but Kenneth Turan is also well-immersed in the downtown New York theater scene. His book "Free for All: Joe Papp, the Public, and the Greatest Theater Story Ever Told"......
| Apr 12, 2010
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...
| Feb 21, 2010
| 10:25 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2010
| 5:40 PM
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,...