Will Rogers Follies" glistens with the addition of Mac Davis in the title role of the performer who became a hero by embodying the common man.
If there's a lesson to be learned from "Here," the new play by Michael Frayn, it's to beware of plays featuring lengthy debates about the word "inauthentic"-- especially when one character applies…
As "Phantom of the Opera" comes to a close this Sunday, early indications are that the Ahmanson will not see another open-ended run of a major show again.
Tommy Tune won a major legal victory Tuesday when an arbitrator dismissed a novice producer's claim that he'd breached an agreement to star in her production of a new Broadway musical.
With a tight band piloted by musical director Rickey Minor, and the complementary harmonics of four backup singers which included brother Gary, Houston's show was broken up into two distinct…
The myth-based plays of Jean Giraudoux surely rank among the most difficult works a theater troupe can tackle. This fragile material must be presented with the utmost earnestness, but with a…
Shattuck's energetic characters and situations, while contemporary, seem torn from the pages of '30s screwball comedies. When novelist Cliff (Tommy Hinkley) and screenwriter Haley (Shattuck) team up…
Duran Duran is back on tour after four years, and musically it's stronger than ever. The concert, which sold out in just 18 minutes, was filled with a long string of hits, keeping the audience on its…
In a moving, often humorous family drama about three sisters and their younger brother, first-time playwright Rick Garman strikes an emotional mother lode in "17 Days." Although the play is one of…
When Prince played a surprise two-hour-plus concert at L.A.'s China Club three years ago, it seemed a sign that he was tiring of his musical deity-like status and was heading back to a more personal…