Fun Home Opening at ...

All the Alisons and more VIPs enjoy Fun Home Opening Night in Los Angeles      At the after-party for “Fun Home,” which opened at the Ahmanson Theatre last month, Suzanne Cryer of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” caught up with the actor who is playing cartoonist, MacArthur...

Gentleman’s Gu...

Murderous Cast Feted by Darren Criss, Barrett Foa and Friends at “Gentleman’s” After-Party     The minute John Rapson stepped into Vespaio following Opening Night of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at the Center Theatre Group’s...

Matilda at the Ahman...

‘Matilda’s’ L.A. opening a family affair     The event: For some Angelenos, the June 7 opening performance of “Matilda the Musical” at the Ahmanson Theatre was a Family Affair. Comedian Jack Black brought his two sons; “Scandal” actor Dan Bucatinsky and...

Blithe Spirit Opening Night Los Angeles

Stars Turn Out for Angela Lansbury in ‘Blithe Spirit’ at L.A.’s Ahmanson Bryan Cranston, Jesse Tyler Ferguson among ‘Blithe Spirit’ well-wishers     The event: Opening night for Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit,” starring Angela Lansbury, brought an impressive array of big names Dec. 14 to the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. For theater supporters and other VIPs, a cast party followed at the nearby Spear Steak & Seafood House. The crowd: Among the stars and movers and shakers who turned out were Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad” and Robin Dearden; Jesse Tyler...

Matthew Bourne’...

Dance Aficionados Join Matthew Bourne For His Inventive New Time-Traveling, Vampire-Laden Sleeping Beauty   On Opening Night for “Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty” at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, Bourne said he hadn’t seen “The Twilight Saga,”...

Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA

Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Regina King and Others Join the Cast and Center Theatre Group VIPs at Opening Night for The Scottsboro Boys    The Hollywood crowd joined Center Theatre Group VIPs at Opening Night for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. To read my Los Angeles Times story about Opening Night festivities, including a party at the historic Figueroa Hotel, click here.  To see a sampling of those who came, check out the photo gallery below by Capture Imaging. Actors pictured are Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Jason George of “Grey’s Anatomy,” Dawnn Lewis of “A Different...