David Mamet's trifle "November" suddenly looks like a political classic compared to Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's "Yes, Prime Minister." Recycled and updated from a U.K.TV series, this stage comedy…
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
The producers of “Flashdance the Musical” have “postponed” their plans to bring the show to Broadway this summer. The new tuner, based on the Adrian Lyne-helmed pic, opened in January in Pittsburgh…
Helmer Phylicia Rashad delivers a splendid revival of August Wilson's “Joe Turner's Come and Gone” at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum. Thesps Keith David, Glynn Turman and John Douglas Thompson take a…
"Part of this movie is about the death of youth," said Greta Gerwig. "The moment when you pass out of your youth, which I think happens around 27 or 28, is fascinating and heart-breaking at the same…
There's a thrilling cat fight in Beau Willimon's "The Parisian Woman," being given its world premiere at South Coast Rep. It's so good that it draws as much blood and potentially wounds as many…
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…
Like the hard-core radical voyeurs in Jennifer Haley's terrific sci-fi play "The Nether," you won't want to leave the Hideaway.
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…
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…
Last year at the Oscar Wilde Awards, honoree Paul Rudd took a lot of ribbing for, well, not being Irish. Most of it came from his friend and presenter Julia Roberts, who revealed, "McRudd has a ring…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
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- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)