In psychological terms, "pushing people's buttons" refers to the ability of one person to trigger a reaction from another by bringing up a sensitive subject. In theatrical terms, it refers to the…
Amodern-day "A Christmas Carol" with a Jewish slant, "Carol's Eve" features intelligent scenes, witty dialogue and a strong ensemble cast.
Leila, through her marriage to a successful Anglo doctor, has acquired wealth , sophistication and prestige within the community. What she lacks and desperately longs for is a tangible connection…
The legend of King Arthur takes place in 6th-century Britain, and has been around nearly as long. So, too, has the current revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's 1960 Broadway hit…
Continuing with their brand of sharp, in-your-face comedy, the Acme Comedy Theatre players prove they're on to something. Publicized as Generation X's look at life, the sketches seem more about…
The pay-per-view telecast of a live, new Broadway production moved closer to becoming a reality Tuesday when an arbitrator ruled that the producers of "Damn Yankees" can make participation in PPV a…
Techno-funk-house band Zapp and frontman Roger Troutman exuberantly ushered in the Christmas holiday Friday might at the Roxy, the second of their three-night L.A. stand.
The erstwhile geek of teen romps "Pretty in Pink" and "Hiding Out" is back. John Cryer is busy with two just-wrapped pix and is set to step in front of a live London comedy audience this spring.
After some recent West End misfires, Derek Jacobi makes a welcome return to form as Shakespeare's malevolent monarch. But director Adrian Noble's "Macbeth" is an otherwise routine affair that's going…
Clint Black, Jody Watley and Garry Shandling will announce the nominations for the National Assn. of Recording Arts & Sciences' 36th annual Grammy Awards. NARAS president Mike Greene will join the…