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Saturday, May 30, 2015

'An American in Paris' gets screening, panel at Egyptian by Susan King

The Broadway version of the Academy Award-winning musical "An American in Paris" is the toast of the Great White Way with 12 Tony nominations. And on May 31 at the Egyptian Theatre, the Amer…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 08:15PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

Inside Ingmar Bergman by Susan King

The late director's personal papers and other materials have been released by the Swedish Film Institute for a new L.A. exhibition at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 05:58PM

Grammy preview: MusiCares to honor Barbra Streisand Friday by Susan King

She's recording a new album and getting ready to star in a remake of the musical "Gypsy," but Barbra Streisand isn't too busy to be honored this week by MusiCares, the National Academy of ..…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 05:58PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

'Madam Secretary' actor Erich Bergen moonlights in cabaret by Susan King

A few things you should not expect from the cabaret show by Erich Bergen, longtime "Jersey Boy":

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 07:00AM
Friday, May 1, 2015

Phylicia Rashad on directing 'Immediate Family' at Mark Taper Forum by Susan King

Poet Vivian Ayers once told her daughter Phylicia Rashad that being an actress made her one of the "magic" people.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 04:00PM
Sunday, January 25, 2015

'Birdman' wins the Producers Guild's top film prize by Susan King

In a surprise, the producers of "Birdman" won the top prize Saturday night at the 26th Producers Guild of America Awards -- and in doing so, made the upcoming Oscar race much more interestin…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 01:49AM
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

'Anna Christie' a new stage in Jeff Perry, daughter Zoe's relationship by Susan King

"Scandal" star Jeff Perry was "gushing and crying" when he saw his actress daughter Zoe Perry on Broadway in 2013.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 07:15AM
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime' by Susan King

Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 09:00AM
Monday, October 6, 2014

Brian Stokes Mitchell steps off Broadway — for 'Simply Broadway' by Susan King

Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, who began touring 10 years ago after the birth of his son, loves the intimacy of concerts. L.A. fans can expect showstoppers that show off his baritone v…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 09:00AM
Friday, October 3, 2014

Steve Martin to receive the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award by Susan King

The American Film Institute announced Friday that comedian-actor-musician-writer-banjo player Steve Martin is the recipient of the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 12:30PM
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Larry Storch aims to leave 'em laughing one last time on L.A. stage by Susan King

Larry Storch kept his classmates at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx in stitches with his impressions of such famed actors as Claude Rains and Basil Rathbone and "The Wizard of Oz" hi…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 09:30AM
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway by Susan King

Patricia Clarkson is holding court in a suite at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite haunt when the New Yorker is staying in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 10:40PM
Saturday, May 3, 2014

For L.A. cabaret show, Jeremy Jordan is nervous about being himself by Susan King

Even guys who have starred on Broadway, been a regular on a TV series and have a few films under their belt hit that moment in their career where Jeremy Jordan was recently.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 04:00PM

For L.A. cabaret show, Jeremy Jordan is nervous about being himself by Susan King

Even guys who have starred on Broadway, been a regular on a TV series and have a few films under their belt hit that moment in their career where Jeremy Jordan was recently. "Honestly, I did…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 04:00PM
Friday, December 27, 2013

Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary by Susan King

The composer-conductor is subject of 'Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love.' He and his songs for theater ('A Chorus Line') and film ('The Way We Were') are recalled by the likes of Barbra …

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 01:36PM
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier by Susan King

The Santa Monica-based actor who won a Tony 43 years ago has opened his 'Cuttlefish Hotel' musical review above the Mariasol restaurant overlooking the ocean.The Santa Monica Pier is a secon…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 08:00AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

'August: Osage County' movie's early reviews: a mixed bag at TIFF by Susan King

Before its world premiere Monday night at the Toronto Film Festival, the all-star adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer- and Tony-winning drama “August: Osage County” was considere…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 11:23AM
Monday, June 10, 2013

Cicely Tyson: Milestones and facts about the Tony Award winner by Susan King

The legendary Cicely Tyson stole the Tony Awards on Sunday evening with her moving acceptance speech after being named best actress in a drama for the revival of Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bo…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 01:28PM
Friday, March 8, 2013

Spotlight: Phylicia Rashad by Susan King

The 'Cosby' star and Tony-winning stage actress will be directing August Wilson's play 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' at the Mark Taper Forum.Phylicia Rashad, who became a TV star 30 years ago…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 01:00PM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Michael Feinstein's favorite Sinatra tunes by Susan King

Feinstein's favorites include 'I've Got You Under My Skin' and 'Fools Rush In.' He'll be dipping into his 'Sinatra Project' on Saturday in Costa Mesa.Michael Feinstein was, he says, just a "…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 01:00AM
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Paramount to mark 100th year with movie music at Hollywood Bowl by Susan King

Among the Paramount Pictures movie scores to be played at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday to celebrate the studio's 100th birthday are for 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' an…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 11:30PM
Friday, August 10, 2012

A devastated Barbra Streisand remembers her friend Marvin Hamlisch by Susan King

Barbra Streisand had written herself a note to call her good friend Marvin Hamlisch  Monday evening.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 08:16PM
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Liza Minnelli warms up for the Hollywood Bowl by Susan King

The singer-actress visits Saturday. Expect selections from her 'Confessions' and 'Live at the Winter Garden' albums.When Liza Minnelli's current tour stops at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday,…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 09:50PM
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Spotlight: Back to 'St. Louis' for Margaret O'Brien by Susan King

The former MGM child star reminisces about playing Tootie in the 1944 film 'Meet Me in St. Louis.' She'll appear at a Thousand Oaks production of the musical.Margaret O'Brienwas the reigning…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 03:00AM
Saturday, June 16, 2012

Lucie, Robert and Marvin: They're Playing Our Song by Susan King

Thirty-four years ago, a composer and two actors bonded over a show. Saturday, they gather at the Pasadena Pops.It's been 34 years since actress Lucie Arnaz, comedian Robert Klein and compos…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 03:00AM
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Barbara Bain remains 'Love Struck' when it comes to theater by Susan King

She is soon to appear at Beverly Hills Playhouse in Dale Griffiths Stamos' collection of one-acts before moving on to directing a playTo baby boomers, Barbara Bain is best known for the two …

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 03:00AM
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Richard Chamberlain channels his father for 'The Heiress' by Susan King

The veteran actor says the role of Dr. Austin Sloper in the Pasadena Playhouse production hits close to home.Richard Chamberlain is putting a lot of his father, Charles, into his role as Dr.…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 03:00AM
Sunday, March 4, 2012

Jane Kaczmarek: From Lois to Margie by Susan King

The actress will soon star in the West Coast premiere of 'Good People' in a part not unlike the harried mom she played on 'Malcolm in the Middle.'Jane Kaczmarek didn't see Frances McDormand'…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 03:00AM

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