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‘War Horse,’ ‘American Idiot’ Coming to L.A.’s Ahmanson Theatre

"Funny Girl," "Fela!" and "Bring It On: The Musical" are also set for the 2011-12 season.

Chris Pine, Ed Harris Win L.A. Drama Critics Circle Theater Awards

"The Ballad of Emmett Till" and "King Lear" won the most awards with four apiece.

Theater Review: John Lithgow Shines in One-Man Show ‘Stories by Heart’

Playing multiple roles, including a parrot, the actor turns the telling of two short stories and a poem into a fulfilling evening of theater, writes Back Stage's Les Spindle.

Legally Blonde: The Musical — Theater Review

There's plenty of color (pink to the max), flash and hyperactive energy in this touring edition of the moderately successful Broadway show but this enterprise seems less about musical-theater craftsmanship than about assembly-line processing,