Curtain Call: Playwright Terrence McNally Talks about Taking Risks, L.A. Theater, and the State of Broadway

The artist Michaelangelo said, “The greatest risk to man is not that he aims too high and misses, but that he aims too low and hits.” That's never been a problem for Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime); taking risks has been his primary motivation throughout a more than four-decade career.

Curtain Call: Grant Gershon Launches Los Angeles Master Chorale’s 50th Season

"If I conduct the 'Torreador Song' during Tallis, we’ve got problems."

Curtain Call: “For the Record” Rethinks Baz Luhrmann

For their latest production, For the Record co-creators Shane Scheel and Christopher Lloyd Bratten have completely revamped one of their earlier shows, a celebration of Baz Luhrmann's movies.

Curtain Call: Michael Feinstein Presents “The Gershwins and Me”

Everyone finds their own path to the music of George and Ira Gershwin. For Michael Feinstein, it was because of a psychic.

Curtain Call: Playwright Gina Gionfriddo Talks ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’

In a new play at the Geffen, a successful professor finds that her intellectual approach to life has left her without the one thing she really wants—a meaningful relationship.

Curtain Call: Chatting with Kristin Chenoweth

The woman who originated the role of Glinda in Wicked will finally make her debut as a Hollywood Bowl headliner.

“Sleepless in Seattle” Hopes to Sing on Stage

Dancer/Choreographer Spencer Liff discusses the process of turning a hit film into a Broadway musical

Puppet Master

L.A.’s celebrated Bob Baker Marionette Theater is hanging by a string. After half a century, this may be its final Nutcracker.

My Life in Lights: Growing up at Hollywood High

Editor-in-Chief Mary Melton remembers a childhood spent in the theater department