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  • Interview

    Jake Gyllenhaal Hits Refresh

    With new movie “End of Watch” and his American stage debut in “If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet,” Jake Gyllenhaal says goodbye to the old and hello to the new.

  • News

    Jake Gyllenhaal in Backstage: Aug. 30, 2012

    Jake Gyllenhaal talks about finding a fresh way of doing things for his upcoming movie "End of Watch" and his American stage debut in "If There Is I haven't Found It Yet."

  • Interview

    Jake Gyllenhaal Finds an Off-Broadway Family

    In “If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet,” Jake Gyllenhaal explores what he thinks is the most important thing: family.

  • Interview

    Jeff Hiller Brings Hit Musical “Silence!” to L.A.

    Original cast member Jeff Hiller brings the Off-Broadway hit “Silence! The Musical” to Los Angeles.

  • Reviews

    Heartless

    Sam Shepard’s “Heartless,” his latest symbolic drama, gets loving attention from Signature Theatre and offers fine performances, particularly from Lois Smith, but still fails to accrete in a persuasive way.

  • Reviews

    Elephant Room

    There’s a “Wayne’s World” inanity in “Elephant Room,” from Center Theatre Group, with three infectiously silly performers executing impressive magic tricks. But is it theater?

  • Advice

    A Shakespeare Collection for Your Tablet

    Working in the theater means knowing Shakespeare. The free Shakespeare app for iOS devices gives you a complete reference guide to the Bard’s works.

  • Advice

    CD Duncan Stewart’s Submission and Audition Advice

    The casting director of “Chicago,” “La Cage aux Folles,” and more on getting cast.

  • Reviews

    The Blue Iris

    In its riveting U.S. premiere at Los Angeles’ Fountain Theatre, Athol Fugard’s “The Blue Iris” treads delicately across the landscape of the heart.

  • Reviews

    Ghost-Writer

    An apt deathly calm informs International City Theatre’s staging of “Ghost-Writer,” Michael Hollinger’s otherworldly tale of a novelist and his secretary circa 1919.