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Eating Alone by Design: An Entire Restaurant With Tables for One
A scene from the 1984 movie The Lonely Guy perfectly dramatizes the fears many of us have about dining alone.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Students prepare for 'Little Shop of Horrors'
In a community that loves its theater, its students and teachers work with the same passion to put on a good show.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Two Amigos: Which Martin Said It?
Martin Short strips to a nude suit, flopping his hand in profile for anatomically comedic effect, singing a number from a supposed forgotten Broadway musical about the stepbrother of Jesus - and on the night before the holy holiday of Easter.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
High Concept-Obsessed Networks Should Take A Page From 'Parenthood'
This past Thursday, NBC concluded the fifth season of its almost consistently on the bubble drama, Parenthood .
Sat Apr 19, 2014
NBC San Diego
Steve Martin's Musical to Premiere at Old Globe
JANUARY 26: Musicians Steve Martin and Edie Brickell accept the Best American Roots Song award for 'Love Has Come For You' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
This Week's Free Movies Have Spring-Like Feel
A number of retrospectives, festivals and movie marathons are just getting started, including series devoted to Charlie Chaplin and Jane Fonda at Silver Spring's AFI Silver Theater, as well as continuing retrospectives devoted to Steve Martin and Paul Newman.
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's Bright Star Musical to Play Old Globe Theatre in September
The musical, which had a New York City workshop last month presented by the Old Globe, also had a reading as a part of Murder for Two ; The Twenty-Seventh Man ; The White Snake ; Buyer and Cellar ; and Arms and the Man .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
I forgot' not valid excuse when truth is distorted
On this Tax Day 2014, who remembers Steve Martin's 1979 monologue from "Saturday Night Live" on how to get one million dollars and pay no taxes? If the IRS comes to the door looking for tax money, Martin advised viewers to utter two simple words: "I forgot."
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Community Voice
'Scoundrels' scores at 6th St. Playhouse
The recent trend on Broadway is to turn hit movies into musicals. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" was an amazing movie.
Key performances help redeem weak writing in FVR's 'Cheaper by the Dozen'
Efficiency experts Frank and Lillian apply their productivity theories to their family in "Cheaper by the Dozen," running through May 18 at Fox Valley Repertory in St. Charles.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Social Networking for Jerks: FTC Goes After Site for Scraping Facebook Content
In the 1979 Carl Reiner film The Jerk , a new phonebook is delivered and Steve Martin, playing the title character, rejoices that "I'm somebody now! Millions of people look at this book every day! This is the kind of spontaneous publicity - your name in print - that makes people.
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Conejo Players' "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" was inspiration for "Bits & Pieces" Art Show
Actors from Conejo Player's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" attend Studio Chanel Islands Art Center art show and competition.
The Guardsman coming to NoHo Arts Center
Can a jealous actor fool his cheating wife? Lillian Groag directs a new adaptation of The Guardsman , the comic tour de force about love, fidelity and illusion by Hungarian playwright Ferenc MolnA r , opening May 17 at the NoHo Arts Center .
New Adaptation of the Guardsman to Run 5/17-6/22 at NoHo Arts Center
Can a jealous actor fool his cheating wife? Lillian Groag directs a new adaptation of The Guardsman, the comic tour de force about love, fidelity and illusion by Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnr , opening May 17 at the NoHo Arts Center.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Stars pay tribute to David Letterman
Celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Jimmy Kimmel and Steve Martin have taken to Twitter to praise veteran chat show host David Letterman following his announcement that he will be retiring next year.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Rootin' tootin' conmen will take you for a ride: Quentin Letts...
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a big screen hit for Michael Caine and Steve Martin, is here a musical farce complete with spangly sets, slapstick and a chorus line of pearly lovelies.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Savoy Theatre, London
In 1927 Show Boat ushered in a new age for the American musical, in which songs became integral to narrative and character development rather than gratuitous routines.
First Performance Clip Of West End Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Tony Award-winning Broadway hit DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS finally comes to the West End with stage and screen stars Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound in the leads and a new look at the dazzling opening number, "Give Them What They Want" is now available to view.
The Pink Panther to get animated reboot
The Pink Panther is set to return to cinema screens in an animated/ live action hybrid; one that will focus on the cartoon panther from the classic title sequence rather than the main character, Inspector Clouseau, of the comedy films.