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A Salute to Judy Garland and Friends

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John Fleck's Mad Women: Judy Garland and Mom

8 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Performance artist and stage/TV actor John Fleck — one of the legendary NEA Four, along with Holly Hughes, Karen Finley and Tim Miller, so famously defunded by the NEA in 1990 for obscenity — has a new, somewhat autobiographical show, Mad Women, opening at the Skylight Theatre on Friday. "I'm...
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Theater to See in L.A. This Week, Including a Triumphant Return of a Latter-Day Judy Garland

6 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Tracie Bennett knocked the socks off our critic Tom Provenzano with her impersonation of Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow at the Ahmanson, which he made this week's Pick of the Week. Also Bill Raden had good things to say about S.O.E. -- Jami Brandli's clever, three-character riff on...
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Peter Ford's Glenn Ford: A Life: Son's New Book About His Celebrity Dad, With Dish on Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth and Judy Garland

7 years ago by Paul Teetor
He had a one-night stand with Marilyn Monroe, a six-month fling with Judy Garland and a 40-year, on-and-off affair with Rita Hayworth.After a 16-year marriage to film star Eleanor Powell, he married three more times, even as he chased a series of younger and younger women, gold diggers who plundered...
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Judy Davis on the Art of Acting — and Being Judy Davis

2 years ago by Bilge Ebiri
Judy Davis doesn’t like the expression “scene-stealing,” even though it precisely describes her performance in The Dressmaker. “I always sort of cringe when I hear that,” she says, “because what it implies is that’s what the actor is after.” So let’s just put it this way: As Kate Winslet’s acerbic,...
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Judy

7 years ago by Libby Molyneaux
They don't make Christmas specials like 1963's The Judy Garland Christmas Special anymore. As Judy and her kids sing "Consider Yourself" from Oliver! in their living room, famous friends Mel Torme and Jack Jones stop by to croon carols and cut the rug. Just like real life. Peter Mac stars...
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Broadway's Wicked-est Witch Brings Her Magic to the West

2 months ago by Lina Lecaro
Here in Los Angeles, at the Hollywood Pantages, the colorful musical Wicked is a hot ticket for new audiences and a winter highlight for old fans, especially since the current tour offers something extra special: a performance by the woman who has played the black-garbed, green-skinned protagonist longer than any other actress.
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12 Best Music Shows in L.A. This Week

3 months ago by L.A. Weekly
Los Angeles is a hotbed of live music, and L.A. Weekly is here to help navigate this embarrassment of riches. From Joan Baez to a celebration of a legendary L.A. zine, the DMV's IDK and Meat Beat Manifesto, here are the 12 best music shows in L.A. this week.
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Stage Raw: Garland Awards

8 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Re-Animator the Musical and AlcesteL.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDS NOMINEESTHE GARLAND AWARDSBack Stage has announced its 2011 Garland Awards recipients, chosen by the Los Angeles critics of the national trade magazine. READINGS ON SUNDAY NIGHT 2 p.m.: Eva Marie Saint and Jeffrey Hayden in...
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Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born Earns Every Tear It Jerks From You

5 months ago by April Wolfe
To fall in love with A Star Is Born is to embrace these paradoxes and, to quote a song Gaga sings in the film, go “off the deep end” and submerge oneself “far from the shallow.”

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