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  • Broadway nostalgia packs theater

    There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation. Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about...
  • American Theatre Wing to Co-Present the Obie Awards

    Add Off Broadway to the awards-season reach of the American Theatre Wing, the long-standing nonprofit that founded and co-produces Broadway's Tony Awards: As of this season, the Wing will partner with the Village Voice to co-present the Obie Awards, the...
  • Theater review: 'They're Playing Our Song' from Winter Park Playhouse

     Theater review: 'They're Playing Our Song' from Winter Park Playhouse
    Neil Simon, Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch give "They're Playing Our Song" quite a pedigree. Playwright Simon is a multiple Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner. Lyricist Sager has an Oscar, two Golden Globes and a Grammy. And Hamlisch is one of...
  • Aging seems to be a common theme this September

    Aging seems to be a common theme this September
    This weekend the new season of Chicago theater gets underway in earnest. If there is an unintended theme of the fall, I'd say it is that Chicago theater finds itself collectively engaged with issues dealing with the final years of our lives. If you have a...
  • Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage

    Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage
    The role of Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" represents an artistic summit for an actress of a certain age — as well as a potential awards magnet. First played on TV and the stage by Lillian Gish, the character was...
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'
    In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform. Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
  • Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season

    Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season
    Big-bucks movies -- "Sister Act," "Ghost," "Flashdance," "Dirty Dancing," to name a few -- get turned into stage musicals with some frequency. Indie films form a smaller screen-to-boards subset. Of these, "Once," based on the minuscule-budget, shot-in-17-...
  • L.A. Mayor Striving to Keep 'Late Late Show' in the City

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Monday that his administration is "not going to sit back" when it comes to convincing CBS to keep production of "Late Late Show" in the city. Under Craig Ferguson, the show has been shot at CBS Television City on...
  • James Franco in 'Of Mice and Men' coming to cinemas in November

    The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment. In November, Franco...
  • More memories of Joan Rivers...Broadway and charitable doings around town... 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' -- Thoroughly BAD movie!

    "Most of the media industry's problems can be boiled down to simple math -- or is it physics? Whichever it is, it's not good. "On one axis, we can plot the dynamic force of advertising rates, cratering toward ground level. On the other, we see the...
  • Michael C. Hall Rocks Broadway's 'Hedwig' in October

    "Dexter" and "Six Feet Under" star Michael C. Hall will step into the platform boots of the titular East German transgender rocker in Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," taking over the lead role in the musical once current topliner Andrew Rannells...