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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Act 1 to stage a musical 'Little Women' at DeSales

    Act 1 to stage a musical 'Little Women' at DeSales
    Song and dance highlight the familiar story of feisty tomboy and aspiring writer Jo March and her sisters when Act 1 brings "Little Women, the Musical" to Labuda Center at DeSales University for its holiday production. The musical, opening Wednesday,...
  • At FLIFF, Jason Alexander is the anti-Costanza

    At FLIFF, Jason Alexander is the anti-Costanza
    Former “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander packed the house at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts for Friday night’s opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, proving that, in the words of the philosopher George...
  • Aasif Mandvi on 'No Land's Man'

     Aasif Mandvi on 'No Land's Man'
    As "senior brown correspondent" (and sometimes "senior Muslim correspondent"), Aasif Mandvi is often one of the funniest performers on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart." But in real life, Mandvi — whose family emigrated from India...
  • Global Impactors presents American family comedy

    Global Impactors presents American family comedy
    A year ago, Tesia Nicoli, who had been teaching adult acting classes for East Penn School District for years, started a theater group that she envisioned would raise money for area charities. "I felt we could do a show and impact the community," she...
  • Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'

    Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
    Marcia Strassman, an actress who found fame on the 1970s hit TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter" and later starred in the 1989 Disney family film "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," died Friday at her home in Sherman Oaks. She was 66 and had breast cancer, according...
  • Off Broadway Review: Hollywood Comedy 'Billy & Ray' Directed by Garry Marshall

    What's an unhappy, suicidal, clinically depressed sourpuss like Raymond Chandler doing in sunny Hollywood -- and working with that famously difficult writer-director, Billy Wilder? Legend has it that this odd couple nearly skinned one another alive...
  • Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past

    Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past
    The Reading Railroad company that most people know from the Monopoly board game is still going strong, but it's not laying down tracks any more. What is now Reading International Inc. has turned into a Los Angeles firm that runs cinema complexes and...
  • Stanley Chase, Producer of 'Threepenny Opera,' Dies at 87

    Producer Stanley Chase died Oct. 7 in Santa Monica at the age of 87. A native of New York City, Chase's career spanned theater, television and film, beginning as a script analyst at CBS. Chase went on to produce the Kurt Weill-Bertold Brecht off-Broadway...
  • Cedar Crest's "Cowgirls" playful and fun

    Cedar Crest's "Cowgirls" playful and fun
    Cedar Crest College’s production of the off-Broadway musical comedy “Cowgirls,” was a playful mix of country and classical with a couple of over the top personalities thrown in for fun. Anchored by Jasmine Buhtanic as a forceful Jo...
  • Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour

    Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour
    Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley will play the mean, green Grinch in the national tour of “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” at the Chicago Theatre this fall, the venue has announced. Though a veteran of...
  • Michael Goldberg, Who Scripted Jamaican Bobsled Film 'Cool Runnings,' Dies at 55

    Michael Goldberg, writer, director and producer best known for his screenplay for "Cool Runnings," the comedy about the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team, died in Studio City, Calif., on October 2, following a battle with brain and sinus cancer that lasted...