With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
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Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
UCLA Theater professor Gary Gardner, who was named No. 1 UCLA Instructor for eight straight years during his 40-year tenure at the School of Theater, Film and Television, died of natural causes in…
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
A new play by a Pulitzer winner and another by a fast-rising up-and-comer are among the brewing works tapped for development as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill…
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference has lined up a trio of new tuner projects for development during the conference's 2013 summer session, corralling a lineup of…
Christopher Plummer has been tapped to receive the 13th annual Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Conductor/orchestrator/composer John McDaniel has been tapped to be the new artistic director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret and Performance Conference, one of the center's ongoing…
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference has launched its annual round of open submissions, with the org now accepting scripts through Oct. 26.
Filmmaker Raymond De Felitta may be making a bicoastal awards-season push for his indie dramedy “City Island” — but he’s also got a legit project gaining momentum. De Felitta penned the book to…