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January 13, 2002 | DON SHIRLEY
Almost every night, a few Mark Taper Forum subscribers show up at the Taper in downtown L.A. to see the current season entry, "My Old Lady," only to discover that "Flower Drum Song"--which they already saw--is still playing. In November, when the hit "Flower Drum Song" was extended through today, the Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood was drafted into service as a substitute location for "My Old Lady."
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January 13, 2002 | DON SHIRLEY
Almost every night, a few Mark Taper Forum subscribers show up at the Taper in downtown L.A. to see the current season entry, "My Old Lady," only to discover that "Flower Drum Song"--which they already saw--is still playing. In November, when the hit "Flower Drum Song" was extended through today, the Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood was drafted into service as a substitute location for "My Old Lady."
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September 18, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Davis Memorial: A memorial service for actor Brad Davis is set for Friday, 1 p.m., at the James A. Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood. Davis died last week after a secret six-year battle with AIDS.
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May 7, 2004
Renamed: The historic Hollywood building that was most recently known as the James A. Doolittle Theatre and, before that, as the Huntington Hartford, will be rechristened Saturday as the Ricardo Montalban Theatre. Renewed: Showtime has renewed its drama series "Queer as Folk" for a fifth season.
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August 13, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ticket Bargain: The Aug. 22 matinee of the musical "Sarafina!" will be a "Pay What You Can" performance at the James A. Doolittle Theatre. On that day, patrons can purchase tickets at the box office at whatever price they can afford.
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September 5, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Out of Yonkers: Mercedes McCambridge and Brooke Adams will star as Grandma Kurnitz and daughter Bella, respectively, when Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers" comes to Los Angeles next summer. The roles were originated by Irene Worth and Mercedes Ruehl. The national company is due at the James A. Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood next July.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 30, 1989
"You never ever have to work for the camera's attention. It is totally obsessed with what you're going to do. Whereas you do have to spend a lot of energy simply licking an audience into shape." --Glenda Jackson, currently headlining with John Lithgow in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at the James A. Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood, in Drama-Logue.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 3, 1987
A memorial service will be held Sunday, 10 a.m., at the Mark Taper Forum for Jim Conklin, 55, box-office treasurer and theatrical producer, who died March 25 of cancer. At the time of his death, Conklin was serving as box-office treasurer at the James A. Doolittle Theatre. He had been treasurer at the Taper from 1972-85.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 23, 1989
The cast for the American premiere of Tom Stoppard's "Hapgood" has been set. Roger Rees, who will re-create the role he originated in the London production, stars with Simon Jones, Judy Davis, Richard Lawson and James Lancaster. The Ahmanson production will open April 12 at the James A. Doolittle Theatre in Hollywood. Low-priced previews begin April 1. Information: (213) 410-1062.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 3, 1987
HOLLYWOOD 1--James A. Doolittle Theatre 1615 North Vine St. 2--Raleigh Film & TV Studios 11 & 12 650 North Bronson Ave. (Enter at corner of Van Ness and Melrose avenues) Downtown 1 --Mark Taper Forum Los Angeles Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. 2--Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Los Angeles Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. 3--Fletcher Bowron Square 310 North Main St. 4--Japan America Theatre 244 South San Pedro St. 5--Circus Big Top Tent Corner of First and Alameda sts.
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