Sunday, July 13, 2008

ATW NewsClips - California Print

Los Angeles Times

Louis & Keely, together again
Capturing the volatile chemistry of Prima and Smith was no easy task. Nor was...

Shakespeare works are recovered
A stolen volume of William Shakespeare's collected plays, published in 1623 and worth about $2.5 million,...

Debbie Reynolds sings, jokes, does impressions -- and shows a little leg
Mary Frances Reynolds is back in the old neighborhood. You know her as Debbie

Los Angeles Daily News

Lawrence Pressman on the `Measure' of a man

'Looped' has trouble staying on track
Matthew Lombardo's Tallulah Bankhead bio-drama starring Valerie Harper, has the makings of an interesting play. But it is a house divided against itself
Preview: "Of Equal Measure" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Orange County Register

Roy from 'The Office' brings Henry V to Garden Grove
David Denman tackles the role of the young English monarch in Shakespeare Orange County's production of 'Henry V.'

San Francisco Chronicle

Anthologies For People
Roger Rees "What You Will" at ACT is a mix of Shakespeare, anecdotes and Bardic echoes.

'Mamma's' Boy
Dominic Cooper has a short resume in theater and film but it is nonetheless impressive, and with his brooding good looks, he just may be the next British heartthrob to make it big in United States. After all, Cooper was...

Movie Soundtracks have features ABBA music for decades

Still doing it for love
It looked like a lot of teens were in the audience on opening night of “A Chorus Line” in San Francisco, and that’s good news. Now a new generation can enjoy the spirit and power of the 33-year-old Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner, which still holds a Broadway record for longevity.

Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog

SF `Spring Awakening’ tix on sale; Riabko video

Review: `Cabaret’
Intimate theater puts new spin on an old musical chum

Contra Costa Times

Review: Willows production of 'Annie Get Your Gun' a charmer

Review: Livermore's 'Shakespeare' spoof a memorable piece of comedy

'Spamalot' to close out Best of Broadway season

Sacramento Bee

Onstage: 'Gypsy' in her soul
Vicki Lewis taps her inner fire to play the formidable Mama Rose

San Diego Union-Tribune

Everything's coming up roses ...
... for Broadway director Bartlett Sher, who spent his 'very, very important formative years' working in San Diego

Actor tests her mettle as Blanche DuBois
When Ion Theatre opens its reconceived version of Tennessee Williams' “A Streetcar Named Desire” tonight, it promises to be a boundary-stretching experience for both audiences and the performer playing the brittle Blanche DuBois.

Old Globe awarded Irvine grant
The Old Globe Theatre has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation to develop arts-related programs in southeastern San Diego, where the Balboa Park-based company opened its new Technical Center earlier this year.

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