September 27, 1985
Cloris Leachman, Mare Winningham, Phyllis Frelich, Ed Waterstreet and Sid Caesar head the cast of "In This Sign," a two-hour drama in production in Vancouver for airing on NBC as a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" special. "In This Sign," based on the novel by Joanne Greenberg, is about the collision of values between nonhearing parents and their hearing daughter. Dorothea Petrie is producing for Marian Rees Associates. Joseph Sargent is directing.
March 18, 1991 |
A Round of Gin: "The Gin Game" will be the first full production of the newly formed Deaf West Theatre Company in Los Angeles. Tony Award-winning Phyllis Frelich and Patrick Graybill will star in the two-character play May 2-26 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood (previews April 25-27). Linda Bove, an Emmy winner for "Sesame Street," will direct.
April 12, 2001
* Alonzo King's LINES Contemporary Ballet performs a three-part program April 17-18 in Campbell Hall on the campus of UC Santa Barbara. $13 to $25. (805) 893-3535. * Ken Morris joins Adam and Laila del Monte in a fusion of jazz and flamenco titled "Pasados por el Mundo" April 20-22 and May 4-6 at the Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. $30. (323) 663-1525.
March 15, 1987
. . . The L.A. Civic Light Opera's selling its June revival of "Cabaret" as a nostalgia musical--"Return to a time when nothing was taken seriously and life was a cabaret." Nothing, of course, except the rise of the Nazis and virulent anti-Semitism, both prominent in the storyline. . . . American Ballet Theatre ads for the new "Giselle" (at the Shrine) prominently feature a photo of popular ballerina Alessandra Ferri.