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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Review: "The Unwinding" by George Packer

    Review: "The Unwinding" by George Packer
    The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear. But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...
  • Long Wharf's Eric Ting Receives Obie Award

    Long Wharf's Eric Ting Receives Obie Award
    Eric Ting, associate artistic director at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, was awarded an Obie Award Monday night in New York for his direction of “We Are Proud To Present A Presentation …” by Jackie Sibblies Drury, which played...
  • Shirley MacLaine's Daughter Sachi Parker Has Her Say

    Shirley MacLaine's Daughter Sachi Parker Has Her Say
    People would often come up to Sachi Parker to say she must be so lucky to have such a wonderful mother, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine. But they only know a part of the story. Like her outspoken movie star-author-activist mother famous for her...
  • 'Gravity,' a breathtaking space adventure ★★★ 1/2

    'Gravity,' a breathtaking space adventure ★★&#9733 1/2
    "Gravity" defies itself. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts — a newbie scientist and a veteran cowboy — who dodge space debris and the usual narrative expectations while coping with a highly compressed series of crises 372 miles...
  • Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic

    Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic
    Film critic Stanley Kauffmann, who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, died of pneumonia Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in New York. He was 97. His death was announced by the New Republic, the politics and...
  • Janis Joplin musical on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    Janis Joplin musical on Broadway: What did the critics think?
    Janis Joplin died in 1970 at the age of 27, but her spirit is being conjured nightly in the new production "A Night with Janis Joplin" that opened this week at the Lyceum Theatre in New York. The musical, previously seen at the Pasadena Playhouse this...
  • Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting

    Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting
    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...
  • 'Sleepless in Seattle — the Musical' set to stir Pasadena audience

     'Sleepless in Seattle — the Musical' set to stir Pasadena audience
    As his actors run through a crucial scene — one in which hopes are dashed and the plot is thickened — director Sheldon Epps watches with a contemplative eye. "Good," Epps says at the scene's end, his elegant baritone filling the Pasadena...
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres
    The dystopian drama "Foxfinder" premieres in Pasadena, Gordon Goodman is back as "Barrymore," and Barry McGovern does Beckett at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Human Identity L.A. premiere of writer-performer Christopher Vened’s solo show mixing mime...
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 12-19: 'Deathtrap' at Long Beach Playhouse

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 12-19: 'Deathtrap' at Long Beach Playhouse
    Long Beach Playhouse revives Ira Levin's "Deathtrap," Denis O’Hare recites "An Iliad" at the Broad, and "Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel" returns to Santa Monica Pier's West End Theatre. Carnaval de Cabrillo Community event features dance,...
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 19-26: 'Let's Misbehave' opens

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 19-26: 'Let's Misbehave' opens
    "The Book of Mormon" is back at the Pantages, Segerstrom's Off Center Festival gets underway down in the O.C., and the musical "Let's Misbehave" sings the praises, and the songs, of Cole Porter. Don’t Leave It All to Your Children L.A. premiere of...