Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-01-29
Author: Irene Lacher, Special To The Los Angeles Times

Article Mentions
Author, Irene Lacher, Special To The Los Angeles Times
Mentioned, Alan Alda
Mentioned, Bradley Whitford
Mentioned, David Lee
Mentioned, Richard Jenkins
Mentioned, Joss Whedon
Mentioned, Slayer
Mentioned, Yasmina Reza
Mentioned, Hollywood
Bradley Whitford, 52, has shuttled among theater, film and television since his Emmy-winning run on "The West Wing" ended in 2006. He plays one of three men arguing about an abstract painting in the Pasadena Playhouse's revival of "Art," opening Sunday, and stars in the horror film "The Cabin in the Woods," opening in April. Is this your first appearance onstage at your hometown theater? How did this come about? David Lee, a wonderful director, and Sheldon Epps, who runs the theater, asked if I was interested in doing this particular role in this particular play. And I am a big fan of [playwright Yasmina Reza's] writing. Thank God, I have dim memories [of it], so I'm not chained into doing a crappy Alan Alda imitation of the production in N...(read more)
... Bradley Whitford, 52, has shuttled among theater, film and television since his Emmy-winning run on "The West Wing" ended in 2006. He plays one of three men arguing about an abstract painting in the Pasadena Playhouse's revival of "Art," opening Sund ...
... imitation of the production in New York, which I saw I think about 10 years ago or so. But I loved the play. Part of what I responded to is I share my character's outrage about a lot of contemporary art. It seems like an originality contest, and sur ...


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