Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" has sailed into the Ahmanson Theater, its physical production a nearly exact art deco replica of what theatergoers recently enjoyed on Broadway.
"Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking!" -- the 19th edition -- is indeed alive and kicking; jabbing and deflating, too, sprinkling a fusillade of arrow-sharp prods that can no doubt be felt in…
The newly manufactured 1920s-set musical "Nice Work if You Can Get It" crams vintage Gershwin songs into a bubbly crowdpleaser, enchantingly rendered by thesps Kelli O'Hara, Michael McGrath and Judy…
Broadway musical "Nice Work If You Can Get It" tops the list of Outer Critics Circle nominations, scoring nine noms in the first round of legit kudos to announce contenders this season. Two more…
"Diner," written and directed by Barry Levinson, is a wonderful movie. That simple sentence began a lengthy, thoughtful review by Pauline Kael in the April 5, 1982, New Yorker, a review that saved a…
Broadway tuner "Catch Me If You Can" and features "Black Swan," "Burlesque" and "Mao's Last Dancer" are among the nominees tapped for the dance-centric Fred and Adele Astaire Awards.
Sutton Foster doesn't just deliver those Cole Porter hits, she knocks 'em out of the park. Joel Grey gives his happiest performance in years.
While "Grease," the touring version of the recently closed Broadway revival, lacks the inspiration and emotional sincerity needed to be more than merely peppy and puerile, it does come alive from a…
Aimed at femme grade schoolers, young teens and indulgent grandmothers, pic is too blandly insubstantial to expand its appeal beyond its target demographic. Even so, Disney stands a reasonably good…
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