Curtain Call: Semi-Retirement as Defined by Frederica Von Stade

"You learn a lot saying yes to projects that formerly you might have said no to."

Curtain Call: The Best Quotes That Didn’t Make the Column

See what Angela Lansbury, Richard Dreyfuss, Alfred Molina, and Shirley MacLaine had to say about the world of theater and performance

The Five Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend

Starting with free entry to more than 30 museums

Curtain Call: How Shock and Awe Turned Actor Denis O’Hare into a Playwright

How the Vampire King of Mississippi adapted "The Iliad" into a one-man show.

Curtain Call: Gene Kelly’s Widow Adds to her Famous Husband’s Legacy and Creates Her Own

"The show makes the absence of him more bearable. He’s present in the way that he wanted to be."
Museums

Explore Secret Museums and Abandoned Asylums on Obscura Day

Skeletons, marionettes, and bunnies have visiting hours on Saturday
The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson

Guns, God, and Slavery Collide on Stage in Ted Lange’s New Play

Who knew Isaac from The Love Boat was L.A.'s great historic dramatist?
philip glass long beach opera

Philip Glass in a Parking Lot? Long Beach Opera Is Taking the Form to Surprising New Places

An experimental drive-in production of 'Les Enfants Terribles' is "meant to be more immersive"
Cirque du Soleil

Curtain Call: For The Record Finds New Life With a Cirque Du Soleil/Baz Luhrmann Mash-Up

The musical show, which has roots in L.A., heads to Las Vegas

Puppeteer Bob Baker’s Final Bow

A remembrance of L.A.’s ultimate puppet master