June 5, 1988 |
A different set of "Golden Girls" sprints into action this week, as the newest offering by Louise Page ("Salonika") opens Friday on South Coast Repertory's Mainstage. "It's about a British women's track team," said actress Margaret Marx, who plays one of the runners. "They've been running freely, without corporate sponsorship. Then they get the sponsorship-- which doesn't corrupt their integrity, but it does influence it.
July 13, 1986
ACT I Dan Sullivan reviews "Green Card"--proclaims it to be the non -linear Eighth Wonder of the World! Thousands puke! ACT II Dan Sullivan reviews "A Day Out of Time--Ellis Island, 1906"--calls it a linear failure! Thousands puke! ACT III Dan Sullivan visits the wonderful land of Oz and gets the brain and heart he so desperately seeks! Thousands cheer! The end. BILL LATTER Los Angeles
June 11, 1989
Re drama critic Dan Sullivan's "Phantom Without a Heart," June 2: It's Sullivan who doesn't have a heart. A. DUDLEY JOHNSON JR. West Hollywood
January 10, 1988
I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Dan Sullivan for starting the new year off correctly. My best wishes to you and yours. MICKEY ROONEY Westlake Village
October 17, 2013 |
"Burton and Taylor," the new TV movie that aired Wednesday evening on BBC America, dissects the famous couple's infamous 1983 reunion when they decided to star in a revival production of Noel Coward's "Private Lives. " Playing a divorced couple whose contentious relationship was not far removed from their own, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor received some of the worst reviews of their careers. The production opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York in the spring of 1983 and then toured the country, with a stop in Beverly Hills at the Wilshire Theatre (now the Saban Theatre)
April 30, 1989
Poor Jayne Simon (Letters, April 16). She gives critic Dan Sullivan an "F" for his comment that Los Angeles actors need "a Brit . . . who will teach them how to speak Shakespeare in American." Then she asks how could splendid performances already given in this area be "improved by an English accent?" Ask any responsible high school drama teacher preparing for the annual Shakespeare Festival here about working to rid students of phony, stagey British accents and of fighting to get them to love the words and really say the words.