Curtain Call: The Not So Lush Life of Bettye Lavette

"I’ve never been in any social or communal catastrophe. Everything bad that has happened to me has happened to me personally"

Opening Night: Angela Lansbury Dances Her Way Through Blithe Spirit

Want to guffaw and get chills simultaneously? Go to Blithe Spirit at the Ahmanson

Party Shot: The Hammer Museum’s Gala In The Garden

Julia Roberts co-chaired the annual creative fete

See the Curtain Rise on Craig Byrd

Our Curtain Call columnist takes the stage for a talk about "An Iliad"

Curtain Call: The Manhattan Transfer Rolls On While Trying to Figure Out Its Future

In the wake of founder Tim Hauser’s death, the group has a soulful Christmas

10 Fantastic Things to Do This Weekend in L.A., 1/29

The Taco Takedown and Aloe Blacc are coming to town, and you don’t want to miss out on either

Curtain Call: Alison Pill Shuts Off the Lights in “Wait Until Dark”

“It’s inevitable that you will get hurt. I’m covered in bruises. That’s just the state of affairs.”

Brief Encounter: Opening Night

Want to see something old yet very new? Pop by The Wallis for a spot of romance and ukulele in their production of Brief Encounter

Curtain Call: Writer Bruce Joel Rubin Never Thought He Had a Ghost of a Chance of Working in Theater

The writer and director of "Ghost" went from being an usher at the Shubert Theatre to having a play on Broadway—and winning an Oscar