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  1. Paul Taylor Dance Company Slates Three Weekend Performances

    12:05 pm PDT 04/11/2014
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    As part of the company's first visit to L.A. in 10 years, "Airs," "Banquet of Vultures" and "Gossamer Gallants" will hit the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion beginning April 11. READ MORE

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  2. Phyllis Frelich, Stage Star of 'Children of a Lesser God,' Dies at 70

    11:05 am PDT 04/11/2014
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    UPDATE: The deaf actress won a Tony Award for her leading role in the 1980 Broadway play. Marlee Matlin earned an Oscar for playing the part in the film version. READ MORE

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  3. Rest: Theater Review

    6:50 pm PDT 04/10/2014
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    As a blizzard bears down on an about-to-close Idaho retirement home, staff and patients open up in Samuel D. Hunter's latest play at South Coast Rep. READ MORE

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  4. Bullets Over Broadway: Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/10/2014
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    Zach Braff stars as a playwright who learns that success comes with compromises in Woody Allen's musicalization of his screen comedy, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman. READ MORE

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  5. Blair Underwood to Play Title Role in 'Othello'

    1:52 pm PDT 04/10/2014
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    The actor will join Richard Thomas as Iago and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona in San Diego this summer in the Old Globe staging of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy. READ MORE

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  6. Andrew Garfield Makes Surprise Cameo in London Play

    1:15 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    While in the U.K. promoting "Spider-Man 2," the actor shocked theatergoers with an unannounced appearance in "The Drowned Man," an interactive play by theater company Punchdrunk. READ MORE

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  7. Come Back, Little Sheba: Theater Review

    2:30 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    Known for its screen version with Burt Lancaster and Shirley Booth, William Inge's 1950 drama about a Midwestern marriage in crisis gets revisited in Pasadena by A Noise Within. READ MORE

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  8. Tony Awards: 2014 Honorees Announced (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    The three honorees will be feted at a cocktail reception on June 2 at the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe. READ MORE

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  9. Michael Cera Sets Broadway Debut in 'This Is Our Youth'

    7:40 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    The "Arrested Development" star will appear opposite Kieran Culkin and fashion pundit Tavi Gevinson in a revival of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play, produced by Scott Rudin, with music by Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij. READ MORE

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  10. Veteran Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

    12:07 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    The long-overdue career honor recognizes an artist who has designed for more than 125 Broadway productions over a half-century, in addition to working in opera, dance, film and television. READ MORE

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  11. Greta Gerwig to Make Stage Debut in 'The Village Bike'

    2:35 pm PDT 04/07/2014
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    The star of "Frances Ha" and CBS' upcoming sitcom spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad," steps into the Off-Broadway production following Maggie Gyllenhaal's exit. READ MORE

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  12. Larry Carpenter's 'Macbeth' Comes to Pasadena's A Noise Within Theater

    1:46 pm PDT 04/07/2014
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    The director compares his new production of the Shakespeare play to modern-day America, saying: "If somebody says, well, you can be king, the American ethos right now goes, why not? All I have to do is kill a couple of people and I can be king." READ MORE

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  13. Zoe Kazan Joins Cast of 'When We Were Young and Unafraid'

    12:25 pm PDT 04/07/2014
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    The Off Broadway premiere of Sarah Treem's play will also feature Cherise Boothe, Patch Darragh and Morgan Saylor of "Homeland," alongside previously announced lead Cherry Jones. READ MORE

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  14. Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

    9:16 am PDT 04/07/2014
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    Best known for the award-winning 1998 feature, "Slam," which he co-wrote and starred in, Williams heads a cast of Broadway regulars and newcomers in the non-biographical show inspired by Tupac Shakur's music. READ MORE

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  15. The Realistic Joneses: Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/06/2014
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    Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts and Marisa Tomei reach for connections both human and cosmic in Will Eno's existential sitcom about mortality and communication. READ MORE

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  16. A Midsummer Night's Dream: Theater Review

    9:54 pm PDT 04/04/2014
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    The puppet designers of "War Horse" provide a novel aesthetic twist to this Santa Monica presentation of the frequently staged Shakespearean comedy. READ MORE

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  17. Nick Offerman to Rule 'Confederacy of Dunces'

    10:10 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    The "Parks and Recreation" star will play New Orleans pariah Ignatius J. Reilly in an industry-only workshop reading of Jeffrey Hatcher's stage adaptation, which is aiming for Broadway. READ MORE

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  18. Carole King Checks Out 'Beautiful' (Video)

    8:19 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    After previously stating that she found the prospect of seeing her life and marriage replayed in the Broadway bio-musical too painful, the singer-songwriter surprised the tearful cast by joining them onstage Thursday night. READ MORE

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  19. James Franco Apologizes for Instagram Chat With Underage Girl: 'I'm Embarrassed' (Video)

    6:53 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    UPDATED: The actor, who was caught unknowingly pursuing a 17-year-old fan, also said that Kanye West approached him and Seth Rogen about a wedding-related stunt. READ MORE

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