Friday, April 20

Hill’s ‘Reunion’ tells simple, powerful story

Hill’s ‘Reunion’ tells simple, powerful story One-woman show describes relationship of mother, daughter By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff One-person shows tend to glorify the actor or actress performing in them and is often used as a showcase for the actor’s talent. Read more...


Adam Ant’s out-dated rock anything but ‘Wonderful’

Adam Ant’s out-dated rock anything but ‘Wonderful’ New wave artist puts on lukewarm Pantages concert By Michael Nazarinia The "wonderful" Adam Ant came to the Pantages Theatre Friday night and put on a show that lacked energy and displayed a rock star personality that went out of style about five years ago. Read more...


Horton’s ‘Cure’ departs from movie-of-the-week treatment

Horton’s ‘Cure’ departs from movie-of-the-week treatment Director delves deeper into AIDS experience from child’s perspective By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff A few years ago, when he had a lead role on "thirtysomething," Peter Horton asked to have his character, Gary, killed off. Read more...


Pigs in cyberspace

Pigs in cyberspace Henson interactive director brings Muppets to next level By Rodney Tanaka A walk down the halls of the Jim Henson Productions Hollywood office reveals a who’s who in Muppet characters, as framed photographs of Kermit, Miss Piggy and their friends line the walls. Read more...



Murder, laughs keep audience on tight ‘Rope’

Murder, laughs keep audience on tight ‘Rope’ Boredom, intelligence, arrogance all play parts as students kill for thrills By Jeana Blackman A pianist is playing delightful tunes on an elegant piano that fits nicely with the chandelier and classy decor. Read more...


Hollywood’s B-sides

Hollywood’s B-sides ‘Forbidden Hollywood’ takes bites at Gump, Pulp, Disney and the rest of Tinseltown in Gerard Alessandrini’s newest parody By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff If you’re a major actor in Hollywood, if you’re a famous film director, if you’re anybody famous in Hollywood, DO NOT go see Gerard Alessandrini’s "Forbidden Hollywood." But if you’re a big theater fan who loves film from any era ABSOLUTELY RUN to see this hysterically funny musical that cuts more films than a film editor. Read more...