The Wooster Group is less than scintillating in applying its patented blend of found-object rubbish and video art to Tennessee Williams' "Vieux Carre."
In live performance "West Side Story" asserts its primacy as a living masterwork, not a mere historical stepping-stone for subsequent serious tuners.
Pulitzer Prize-winning pharmacological tuner "Next to Normal" kicks off its national tour at the Ahmanson with its intensity, design scheme and Tony-honored leading lady intact.
Whodunits are so rare these days as to render the small potatoes of "Cold Lang Syne" almost as satisfying as a full meal.
"Harps and Angels," Center Theater Group's celebration of local lyrical laureate Randy Newman, is a sure cure for wintertime blues.
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In contrast to 2009's heavily American lineup, most of this year's contenders for the Golden Globe's drama pic exude a distinctly international air.
The creators of worldwide phenomenon "Stomp" have taken a load off their feet in coming up with "Pandemonium."
UK-based historical pageants have dazzled the Academy from 1933's best picture "Cavalcade" through 1998's "Shakespeare in Love" and 2006's "The Queen," marking "The King's Speech" as tailor-made, if…
The script is persuasive on its protagonist's art, less so on the personal life.
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