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Nat “King” Cole Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It’s the final night of Nat “King ” Cole’s variety show, and Dulé Hill is playing the star on stage like you’ve never seen him before. Walking a...

Hollywood History Awaits When You Stay at the Hotel Bel-Air

Hotel Bel-Air 701 Stone Canyon Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90077 310-472-1211 hotelbelair.com Is there such a thing as too much pampering? If you’re lucky enough to be staying at the...

Review: Betty Buckley Follows Bette and Bernadette in “Hello, Dolly!”

Betty Buckley is the latest Broadway diva to pick up the baton as irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Levi in the touring production of “Hello, Dolly!” Betty...

“Dear Evan Hansen” Redux: Pasek and Paul Take Their Tony Winner on the Road

When Dear Evan Hansen first opened in December 2016, the unassuming musical about a high schooler with his arm in a cast and a catchy score took Broadway by surprise, in part...

They’re Boyfriends – and They’re Both Playing “Evan Hansen”?

What happens when the leads of the Broadway and touring companies of the same show (Dear Evan Hansen) are dating? The world is finding out. After a brief run at the Ahmanson, the...

What Is Sandra Bernhard Doing Now? From “Pose” to “Sandemonium”!

Comedian, actress, radio host and singer Sandra Bernhard talks to us about everything from how she landed her recurring role on Pose to what to expect when you next see her on...

Darren Criss and Lea Michele Spread Glee

He went on to The Assasination of Gianni Versace, and she went on to star in Scream Queens, but now Glee stars Darren Criss and Lea Michele are reunited on stage in a concert tour...

Why Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Make a Dynamic Duo

Wondering what will happen when Josh Groban and Idina Menzel bring their unique vocal fireworks to a stage near you? Let’s face it, going to a live concert can be a hassle....

Rufus Wainwright Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Tour

It’s the twentieth anniversary of Rufus Wainwright releasing his self-titled debut album, so he’s taking his show on the road: performing classic material on his...

LGBTQ Customers Are Denied in “The Cake” at Geffen Playhouse

A lesbian returns home to her small town in search of acceptance and a wedding cake in a new play where the mom from That ‘70s Show plays a baker who’s not always sweet. To...

How to Get the Most out of Your First Trip to a Massage Parlor

We sent a writer who is less than familiar with the rituals of massage to see if this boutique could ease him into it. The Now Massage Boutique 7611 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA...

“School Girls” Brings “Mean Girls” to a Ghana Schoolhouse

The Center Theater Group (at Los Angeles’ Kirk Douglas Theater) presents this play set in 1986 at a boarding school in Ghana. School Girls, or the African Mean Girls Play...