| Mar 3, 2011
| 6:58 PM
"The Mystery of Edwin Drood" never was solved because its author, Charles Dickens, died before he could finish the novel.
Imaginative playwright-composer Rupert Holmes, a fellow Briton, has given it an ending — or, more accurately, a half-dozen...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Esa rāfaga, el tango, esa diablura
los atareados aņos desafia
hecho de polvo y tiempo el hombre dura
menos que la liviana melodia
que solo es tiempo
That devilry, the tango, that wind gust
surely defies the over toiled years
made of dust and...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:16 PM
With the arrival of the new year comes another batch of local stage productions. A pair of Arthur Miller dramas will help get 2011 off and running.
The first of these, "The Crucible," bows in Friday at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor Theater. Directed by...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:23 PM
Newport Harbor High School was closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but theatre arts students spent the afternoon in a dress rehearsal for their upcoming production of "Anything Goes," the Cole Porter musical.
The show, directed...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:29 PM
His will be a one-night affair on Orange County's top piano pedestal.
Acclaimed virtuoso pianist Lang Lang performs Tuesday with the Pacific Symphony in an all-Russian composer program at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The 8 p.m....
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:13 PM
While putting on his uniform to attend an all-boy Catholic high school in Orange County, Marshal Kennedy Carolan never dreamed that in a few short years he would grow out his hair and travel the country, doing drugs, dissing the establishment and taking...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Can it be more than 40 years since Orange Coast College musical theater star Diane Hall moved to New York, changed her surname to "Keaton," and won a role in the original production of "HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical"?
Well, Diane Keaton'...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:27 PM
"Gimme a head with hair, long beautiful hair … shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Give me down-to-there hair, shoulder length or longer, flow it, show it, long as God can grow it, hair!"
We're not talking about my hair actually, even...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of Jim Corbett's son.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. He had a cigarette tucked behind his ear and was sporting that iconic black leather jacket.
| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:17 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — No passersby recognized him, but I didn't find that surprising.
They were too busy hustling to and from the last day of Oktoberfest celebrations at the Old World Village. But a few stopped momentarily to hear the group of five...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 1:18 PM
Rehearsals have been anything but ordinary for UC Irvine students preparing for their production of Stephen Sondheim's tour-de-force musical "Into the Woods." Along with their usual blocking and memorization duties, the students studied with and performed...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:35 PM
The crowd arrived in black tie and mask. It was, after all, the night before Halloween, and The Pacific Symphony celebrated in grand style with the opening night pops concert billed as "An Evening of Sentiment and Mystery." The occasion marked the 20th...