L.A. Weekly critic Lovell Estell III found a police melodrama Cops and Friends of Cops to be a refreshingly unpredictable new play, and made it this week's Pick. Good reviews also for Peter Pan, presented by the Blank Theatre at Second Stage, and Falling for Make Believe, a play about the theater at ... More >>
All of a sudden, every terrifying conversation we've ever had with L.A. County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore makes so much more sense.
We just discovered his LiveJournal personal blog -- and it's an absolute minefield of bitterness and morbid regrets and 15-year-old girl tears. (Als ... More >>
The Playwrights Horizons production of Melissa James Gibson's domestic comedy, This, opened on Sunday at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (presented by Center Theatre Group). In an excellent production, it's an absorbing soap opera with a metaphysical reach it can't quite grasp. See ex ... More >>
Steve Whitmore, who is the media spokesman for L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, has written an affecting account of some last days spent with his father, actor James Whitmore. The piece, which appears on L.A. Observed, describes a mantelpiece crowded with pictures of a robust, ex-Marine with presidents ... More >>
Tonight you can hear what Air America radio is calling the last interview with the late, great actor James Whitmore. The talk network's CLOUT! show host, Richard Greene, spoke to the 87-year-old Whitmore last Election Eve in the ballroom of the Century Plaza Hotel, where the actor had joined more th ... More >>