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The U.S. Latinx Art Forum, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon and Ford foundations, awards $50,000 each to 15 artists.
The experimental opera company behind 'Sweet Land,' 'Hopscotch' and 'Invisible Cities' turns the artistic director position into a cooperative.
After 17 years leading L.A.'s most important theater company, and after last year's racial reckoning, Michael Ritchie says it's time to pass the torch.
The Geffen Playhouse's new virtual musical for kids, "The Door You Never Saw Before," deals with pandemic themes in a tender, charming way.
Live performance returns to the Music Center, and being a face in the crowd rarely feels this good. A dispatch from the scene.
Michael A. Shepperd, artistic director of Celebration Theatre, was fired after allegations of sexual misconduct. What he and his accusers tell The Times.
Celebration Theatre fires Michael Shepperd after the company's investigation finds allegations of misconduct to be credible.
Tears of joy and plenty of masked smiles could be found at the Hollywood Bowl as it gave its first concert after 18 months of pandemic closures.
The Hollywood Bowl has announced its 2021 season lineup after an unprecedented 18 months dark due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what's on tap for summer fun seekers.
L.A. Opera moves its outdoor "Oedipus Rex" into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, making it the first major L.A. arts group to stage an indoor show.
Angélique Kidjo, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding and Frank Gehry power artistic partnerships shaping a new direction, the Santa Monica company says.
Center Theatre Group will reopen after 20 months of pandemic closure. The lineup includes 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Hadestown,' 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie.'
What will the first shows at the Music Center look like? Imagine family pods, outdoors, with masks. Lineup includes ABT, Paul Taylor and Alonzo King.
The gift from Terri and Jerry Kohl will help L.A. Opera stage its first major production since the pandemic began: an outdoor show coming in summer.
Long-shuttered theater companies, music groups and others were shocked Tuesday by plans for full reopening by mid-June. How realistic is the timeline?
The 46-year-old theater association collapses after more than 50 members pull out. Critics say Ovation Awards mistakes reflect long-standing problems.
Ovation Award organizers mistake nominee Jully Lee for a different Asian actor. In protest, the city's largest theaters pull out of the L.A. Stage Alliance.
Newly issued guidelines make live theater and music possible in pop-up outdoor venues beginning April 1. Here's what that will look like.
Theaters and other arts groups big and small scramble to make COVID-safe plans, but in many cases the rules are still murky.
Indoor theater will remain closed even as counties move from red to orange to yellow tier, and the state spells out capacity limits for outdoor stages.
She performed with Lizzo and Titus Burgess and got hired for a Broadway musical, but then came COVID-19. Kyra Sims joins classical musicians from both coasts sharing their stories of struggl…
Corinne Olsen, a gig artist who's part of L.A.'s so-called Freeway Philharmonic, talks about the tough choices facing cash-strapped musicians. She's one of 11 voices from both coasts sharing…
Violinist Melissa Tong landed her dream job playing a Broadway musical when the pandemic became the ultimate showstopper. She's one of 11 classical musicians from both coasts sharing their s…
The Fountain in East Hollywood will mount Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' acclaimed satire 'An Octoroon' on an outdoor stage. Target opening: June.
Gail Samuel, president of the Hollywood Bowl and chief operating officer of the L.A. Phil, will be the first female leader of the 140-year-old BSO.
S.F. Opera bets on spring to launch drive-in performances, including a new 'Barber of Seville.' But San Franciscans will have to cross the Golden Gate to see them.
Kris Andersson, star of 'Dixie's Happy Hour,' aims to bring much-needed cash to 21 pandemic-hit arts centers, including Segerstrom in Costa Mesa.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Dolly Parton lend their pandemic support to L.A.'s largest nonprofit theater.
The Fountain in East Hollywood gets city permission to turn its parking lot into an outdoor theater with distanced seating for up to 84 people.
When Ali Stroker rolled onstage in her wheelchair to accept the Tony Award for featured actress in a musical, audiences at home went bananas. As Ado Annie in director Daniel Fish’s revival…
Rachel Chavkin was glad to win the Tony Award for best director of a musical for “Hadestown” at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, but made it clear that she was profoundly unhappy about t…