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  • On Theater: 'Plaid,' 'Sons,' 'Godot' top local theater

    Local stage productions on both the community theater and collegiate levels proved impressive during 2011, with an imaginative musical and a pair of modern classic dramas leading the way.
  • On Theater: Eggington, Milgrim set pace in 2011

    The late playwright Horton Foote influenced the choices of both individual artists who stood above the crowd in local theater in 2011. Foote wrote the play "A Trip to Bountiful," the movie version of which won its star, Geraldine Page, an Oscar in 1985....

    On Theater: Double the 'Nunsense' at Playhouse

    On Theater: Double the 'Nunsense' at Playhouse
    Neil Simon's"The Odd Couple" was such a big hit that he rewrote it for a mostly female cast. Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" eventually went coed as "Twelve Angry Jurors." Neither of these plays, to my knowledge, ever was presented in both versions...

    On Theater: Simon's 'Biloxi Blues' blends humor, poignancy

    About a quarter of a century ago, Neil Simon wrote his fictionalized autobiography — and, being Simon, he took three plays to do it. "Biloxi Blues," the second in his "BB trilogy," is the meat in this theatrical sandwich, slipped in neatly between...

    Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TODAY What's Cooking at the Library Chef Diane Weber presents "Edible Culinary Design" at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Weber will share her culinary secrets as a chef and horticulturist. Attendees can expect lots of...