Theater Tribe in North Hollywood has done a smashing job on Martin McDonagh's "A Skull in Connemara" -- appropriately enough, since smashing heads (both living and dead varieties) is one of its…
Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's 1972 "Pippin" meshes nicely with Deaf West Theater's performance style, though it falls well short of the company's "Big River," which sailed from the Mark…
Can't we all get along?" Rodney King famously asked, and the answer that too often comes back is "Hell no."
Live theater's unique ability to put over elaborate romantic epics with a few frantically doubling thesps and a dollop of imagination is the major selling point of "Around the World in 80 Days" at…
Those who view "American Idol" and ultra-violent videogame "Manhunt 2" as harbingers of Western civilization's imminent demise will find a kindred spirit in Amy Freed's "You, Nero."
Golden Globe Nominations: Best Picture Comedy/Musical: 'Burn After Reading,' 'Happy-Go-Lucky,' 'In Bruges,' 'Mamma Mia!,' 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'
Golden Globes Nominations: Director: Danny Boyle, Stephen Daldry, David Fincher, Ron Howard, Sam Mendes
It's as if much of Hollywood were echoing Alvy Singer, offering blithe girlfriend Annie Hall copies of "The Denial of Death" and "Death and Western Thought" with an insistent, "I think you should…
Whenever people say, "They don't make movies like they used to," they're not reckoning on Edward Zwick.
As a dramatization of the man from Nazareth's final week on Earth, "Jesus Christ Superstar" would seem most appropriate as an Easter-time attraction. No matter; this new touring version comes to…
Almost every year, the contenders for Oscar's original-screenplay kudo include one or more newcomers making a splash with their first produced script. At the same time, the adapted-screenplay…