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The Mellon Foundation grants nearly $1 million to Lula Washington Dance Theatre, part of an effort to correct systemic inequality in arts funding.
The nation's overlapping crises have sparked the notion that audiences want to be uplifted, more than anything else. I disagree.
The 2021 Kennedy Center honorees Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and Midori will be honored with a scaled-down gala in May.
The 2013 multimedia stage version of George Orwell's novel "1984," which has been adapted many times, is being developed as a five-part limited series.
The Fountain in East Hollywood gets city permission to turn its parking lot into an outdoor theater with distanced seating for up to 84 people.
The TikTok musical based on Pixar's "Ratatouille" film generated millions for relief efforts launched by the Actors Fund amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pasadena Playhouse streams "You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman," in which paying tribute to the Broadway composer proves harder than it might seem.
Netflix's star-studded spin on the Broadway musical underscores a major shortcoming of the landmark 2019 profit-sharing agreement between producers and actors.
What to watch while celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve? Our mega-list hits all the favorites, plus some wildcards.
This was the year that streaming versions of "Hamilton," "What the Constitution Means to Me" and "Ma Rainey" proved stage stories can shine on-screen.
Rannells, Ryan Murphy and the creative team share how the movie's "white guy gospel song" came to life at the Northridge mall.
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"In Circles," Al Carmines' musical adaptation of Gertrude Stein's "A Circular Play," gets a topnotch revival at the Odyssey Theatre.
Playwright Joshua Harmon's family comedy has its West Coast premiere.
Fall theater season highlight for Los Angeles include a musical version of 'Almost Famous,' Bill Irwin in "On Beckett," a revival of August Wilson's "Jitney" and a new standup show by comic …
John Leguizamo's one-man show, now at the Ahmanson, delves into the Latino history missing from his son’s textbooks. It's a funny, dizzying journey.
The annual outdoor production of classic Greek theater is Sophocles reimagined by Aaron Posner, known for adapting Chekhov into "Stupid ... Bird."
Jiehae Park's "Hannah and the Dread Gazebo," presented by the Fountain Theatre and East West Players, follows a New York woman to the DMZ as she unravels the mysterious death of her grandmot…
'Fefu and her Friends,' María Irene Fornés' feminist classic, is reborn at the Odyssey Theatre
Hal Prince redefined the musical and Broadway in the second half of the 20th century.
Geraldine Inoa's "Scraps" and Dionna M. Daniel's "Gunshot Medley: Part 1" explore pain in the fight for control over black bodies in America and demonstrate exciting new directions in Africa…
"Into the Woods," Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical deconstruction of classic fairy tales, gets a starry, al fresco revival at the Hollywood Bowl with Sierra Boggess, Sutton Foste…
Rob Nagle, Lisa Fernandez and Justin Huen star in E.L. Lewis' latest play, 'Apple Season' at Atwater Village Theatre
"X-Men" superstar and Broadway triple-threat Hugh Jackman performs his concert show, "Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show," at the Hollywood Bowl.
Olivier-winning British comedy "The Play That Goes Wrong" arrives at the Ahmanson Theatre as a comedy of blunders with a fringe-theater soul.
Betsy Brandt stars in a new Pasadena Playhouse version of "Riverdale" creator Aguirre-Sacasa's 2008 work, which centers on a prep-school sex scandal.
PBS’ ‘American Masters’ explores the path-breaking gay writer Terrence McNally through interviews with Billy Porter, Nathan Lane, Rita Moreno and others.
It’s the end of another week, and the end of my supply of Japanese gummy candies. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential culture news…
Of the many cliffhangers the Tony Awards will resolve on Sunday, the story line that has me on the edge of my seat is whether “Hadestown” will be crowned best musical. Anaïs Mitchell is…
When Ali Stroker rolled onstage in her wheelchair to accept the Tony Award for featured actress in a musical, audiences at home went bananas. As Ado Annie in director Daniel Fish’s revival…
André De Shields capped a 50-year acting career by scoring his first Tony Award on Sunday, winning best featured actor in a musical for his role as Hermes in “Hadestown.” It’s been a …