On Broadway, Robert Duvall and Al Pacino played David Mamet's two-bit hustler Teach in “American Buffalo,” and did so memorably. It is to Ron Eldard's credit that he presents an entirely different…
If Thornton Wilder had dropped acid, he might have written "Smokefall," a new play by Noah Haidle being given its world premiere at South Coast Repertory.
They've been husband and wife for nearly 30 years, and now, thanks to “Assisted Living,” being given its world premiere at L.A.'s Odyssey Theater, Winnie Holzman and Paul Dooley are co-authors and…
Like the hard-core radical voyeurs in Jennifer Haley's terrific sci-fi play "The Nether," you won't want to leave the Hideaway.
Parents, beware. Taking your little girls to Rossini's “Cinderella” (aka “La Cenerentola”) could turn them off to opera forever. I recall a bad production of “As You Like It” early in life that…
In Pasadena Playhouse's current “One Night With Janis Joplin,” at least Mary Bridget Davies tries to replicate the late rocker when she was in her prime — and comes close. Tracie Bennett in Peter…
It is Dead Lady Singers Week in the Southland. Tracie Bennett opens Wednesday night as Judy Garland in “End of the Rainbow” at the Ahmanson. And Mary Bridget Davies essays the late, great rocker in…
"Catch Me if You Can" arrives at the Pantages without the star energy of its original Broadway leads Aaron Tveit (now onscreen in "Les Mis") and Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz. The non-Equity cast…
The late activist Vito Russo comes home to the GLAAD Media Awards this year in Gotham.
During the pre-July 4th news lull, he did it as quietly as possible, writing a long note for Andrew Sullivan's blog that revealed, yes, "I am gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be…