| May 21, 2010
Marc DeFrenza said he hasn't felt nervous since he joined the drama club at Estancia High. Performing in front of people is what he lives to do.
"I'm just kind of used to everybody having their eyes on me," said DeFrenza, who is in his third year...
| May 27, 2010
The inaugural "Lights Up" performance and fundraiser May 15 showcased artists from Newport Harbor High School's past and present. The high-energy performance entertained the crowd in the campus' sparkling rebuilt Robert B. Wentz Theater.
| Jun 8, 2010
Have you seen Bigfoot?
The students of Sonora Elementary School sure have.
In a mock documentary which incorporated more than 100 students, the school's drama club practiced technological and teamwork skills while producing a feature-length movie about...
| Jun 19, 2010
| 5:31 PM
Controversy Brewing Over New CDMHS Theater; Community Meeting Planned For Thursday Postponed
Corona del Mar High School soon could get a new theater — but will the $13 million proposed theater-in-the-round stage be too small for plays and dance...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the prize in the Buddy Group's challenge and when the winner will be announced.
Pushing the envelope isn't a foreign concept. Most are familiar with weighing the options between risk-taking and playing it safe, though few...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:25 PM
The latest tenant (the word is used advisedly) at South Coast Repertory is the British import "Tristan & Yseult," where generous amounts of farcical satire, embellished with a rock opera musical score, turn this legendary love story into a medieval three-...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:45 AM
As Shakespeare famously said, all the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. The half-dozen women who will star at the Laguna Playhouse on Oct. 21 have chosen a particularly difficult part — one that flutters in and out of the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
He may have been responsible for "The Flying Nun" and "The Partridge Family," but theater people will let those TV projects pass. Bernard Slade also gave us "Same Time, Next Year," "Romantic Comedy" and "Tribute," among many other finely crafted comedies....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:28 PM
In the shadow of Bella Terra, a photographic exhibition is underway that chronicles a lesser-known French chapter in the history of the counterculture Beat movement.
Through April 21, the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art in Huntington Beach's Old World...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Next year, as in the past, the HB Reads program will spotlight a group of people who are often invisible in everyday life.
This time, though, they won't be miles away in Sudan or Afghanistan, toiling on a migrant farm or secluded in a special-education...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Laguna artist Nick Hernandez, who has sculpted several replicas of noteworthy figures such as Chelsea Clinton, is tapping politics for his latest inspiration — a sculpture of President Barack Obama.
"[Artists] have a rather prominent voice in...