It sounds like a gimmick: A production of Shakespeare with historical fidelity, including no sets, Elizabethan costumes, period musical instruments and, crucially, men in all the roles. The notion is…
Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "'night, Mother" is under discussion for a major Broadway revival in 2004, 21 years after the two-character drama nabbed four Tony nominations, including…
Tourists, ticket buyers and tour groups are crowding the intersection of First and Grand, eyeing the bent steel of Walt Disney Concert Hall from every angle possible. Often their faces scrunch up…
1919 William Andrews Clark Jr., multimillionaire and amateur musician, establishes city’s first permanent symphony orchestra. Walter Henry Rothwell of the St. Paul, Minn., Symphony Orchestra conducts…
While the three Disney Concert Hall galas promise nights to get dressed to the nines, the L.A. Philharmonic sees the future in more everyday clothing.
In a night meant to define the Disney Concert Hall as the new cultural center of Los Angeles, the Sonic LA inaugural gala will go down Oct. 23.
The Living LA inaugural gala, the second of the Disney Hall opening galas, will highlight the art and music of the modern age Oct. 24.
The performance spaces at the Disney Concert Hall won't be used just for music. The Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater -- Redcat -- will host dance, drama and art displays.
On Oct. 25, the final opening gala for the Disney Concert Hall, Soundstage LA, will present film scores in celebration of the creative heartbeat of Los Angeles.
On opening night of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in 1964, Bob Hope surveyed the simple opulence of the new building -- the graceful, curving balconies, the palette of coral and gold -- before taking…
Amid public squabbles over how to proceed with the design of Walt Disney Concert Hall, architect Frank Gehry found comforting words in a conversation with the daughter of the venue's frst benefactor…