With musicals "After Midnight" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" now booked for fall runs, Broadway's singing a familiar song. A whole slew of them, in fact. Catalog musicals -- that is, tuners with…
Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with current projects.
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…
The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Musical Hall for their 2013 edition, locking in June 9 for Broadway's headline kudofest. Eligibility cutoff for the 2012-13 legit season is April 25, with…
Great storytelling has returned to the theater with a vengeance. Nina Raine's “Tribes,” being given its West Coast premiere at the Taper, is one of several new plays presented here that reject the…
Henk Kivits, the chief exec of Euro legit producing giant Stage Entertainment Group, will ankle his post this summer to be replaced by current Stage international exec producer Peter O'Keeffe.
Broadway threw a doozy of a holiday party, breaking house records up and down the Street and crowding the 2012 Christmas week's (Dec. 24-30) millionaires' club with a whopping 19 titles.
Evolution Independent, Lagniappe and Paradox Entertainment have come onboard to finance David Lowery's thriller "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster.
If the three one-act plays performed under the omnibus title "Relatively Speaking" had been written by playwrights named Joe Smith, Jane Doe and Sid Jones, they'd probably still be making their way…
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