| May 2, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Aaron Carter was a famous teen pop star in the early 2000s, when a famous teen pop star was a fairly common thing to be. Now 25 and in search of a comeback, Carter has launched his first tour as an adult, playing for the grown-up versions of the screaming...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:26 PM
One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:15 AM
"Look out! Here comes Audrey II!!" A man-eating plant from outer space is arriving soon at Harford Technical High School.
Harford Technical High School's Cobra Theatre Company will be presenting Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's campy musical "Little Shop...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping
rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44.
Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
There's something about the dating travails of 20-something singles that makes them ripe for sitcom treatment. Think "Friends" or "How I Met Your Mother."
"I Love You Because," onstage at the Winter Park Playhouse has that vibe. Four walking...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Ronnie Burkett and Wakka Wakka Productions will be the guest artists at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center's 22nd Annual National Puppetry Conference, which begins June 9 and culminates with public performances June 16 and 17. Pre-Conference...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Four-time Daytime Emmy Award winner Kim Zimmer, best known to soap opera viewers as fan favorite Reva on "Guiding Light" and as Echo DiSavoy on the ABC soap "One Life To Live," will star as Mrs. Hayes in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre regional premiere...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 2:09 PM
"Mighty Five's Infinite Funk Odyssey" and "Mortality Play" are the two musicals selected to be developed in workshop at the Yale Institute of Music Theatre.
The two shows will be developed June 4 to 17 and then presented for readings June 16 and 17 aty 1...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:25 AM
"Freud's Last Session," the hit off-Broadway play now in commercial residence at the Mercury Theatre, replete with the original New York cast, imagines that a dying and exiled Sigmund Freud invites a young man to his study in London, on the very eve of...