August 10, 1992 |
'S Canceled: " 'S Wonderful," a Gershwin revue that had been slated for four weeks at the Wilshire Theatre beginning Aug. 18, has been canceled. Refunds will be issued at point of purchase.
December 13, 2001
* Copenhagen (Wilshire Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills,  365-3500,  740-7878). Michael Frayn's drama revisits the 1941 meeting between physicists Niels Bohr (Len Cariou, above left) and Werner Heisenberg (Hank Stratton), under the watchful eye of Bohr's wife (Mariette Hartley). What was discussed? Frayn offers a many possibilities in a drama pondering the uncertainty principles ruling us all. Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Ends Jan. 6.
October 29, 2003
Delay: The Nov. 12-16 run of David Talbert's "The Fabric of a Man" at the Wilshire Theatre in L.A. has been postponed in order to provide more time to put together a national tour in early 2004, a spokesman for the show said. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. * Reshoot: Renny Harlin, director of "Driven," "Cliffhanger" and "Die Hard 2," has been recruited to reshoot some scenes of "Exorcist: The Beginning," studio sources confirm.
January 22, 1998
The mind-bending theatrical European circus spectacular "Cirque Ingenieux," featuring internationally acclaimed strongmen, contortionists, jugglers, aerialists and illusionists who perform as part of a little girl's fantasy adventure, comes to the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. Review, Page XX. * "Cirque Ingenieux," Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive. Tonight through Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 7 p.m. $20-$45.
April 12, 1997 |
The longer "Grease!" runs, the more baffling is the secret of its longevity. The road company now at the Wilshire Theatre is an extension of the 1994 Tommy Tune production (which Jeff Calhoun directed and choreographed). Outfitted with a garish set and sensibility but nary a human moment, this 1972 " '50s" rock musical is now being aimed cynically at the dollars of nostalgia-prone baby boomers and their TV-addicted offspring.
February 22, 2001
* The Harlem Globetrotters play their unique style of basketball at 7 p.m. next Thursday at Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown L.A. $11-$75. (213) 480-3232. * Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide presents the premiere engagement of "Rita Goes to Hell" March 1-4 at Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th St., Santa Monica. $15. (310) 315-1459. * The Swiss mime troupe Mummenschanz performs "Next" Wednesday-March 4 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Road, Irvine. $17-$35. (949) 854-4646.