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51 min ago | Town Topics

Musical Co-Authored by PHS Alum Selected by Musical Theater Festival

Harrison Kaufman and Christopher Anselmo like to joke that they're too young to drink, but they can write a musical.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Broadway, NJ, New York University

2 hrs ago | The Spectrum

Magical Musical Tour

There are many Beatles tribute bands, but most are content to stick to the colossal task of performing the Fab Four's music while also dressing and acting like the lads from Liverpool.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Theater, Arts

4 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

James Monroe Iglehart makes Disney's 'Aladdin' musical a showstopper

Disney is well-known for their musical theater adaptations of their popular movies, which have done extremely well on Broadway for decades.


Related Topix: Family, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Aladdin, Arts, Theater

Tue Apr 15, 2014

the Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz Out Today

A new book outlining the career of noted multi-award-winning Broadway and Hollywood composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz titled THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz : FROM GODSPELL TO WICKED AND BEYOND by Paul Laird is out today, April 16. The official description of THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz is as follows: "As the composer/lyricist ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Stephen Schwartz, Christian-Rock

Detroit News

Classical quartet Il Divo takes on musical theater with Lea Salonga

Sebastien Izambard, left, Urs Buhler, David Miller and Carlos Marin are doing a program of Broadway tunes for Il Divo's latest tour.


Related Topix: Il Divo, Classical, Theater, Arts, Opera

Glee gone gore 'Stage Fright' movie review

Certain films stand the test of time due to the characters presented in the film, a crowd participation type theme that may be installed, or the fact that it's just a damn good movie.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

'South Pacific' the timeless classic at the Paper Mill Playhouse

An outstanding production of "South Pacific" opened on Sunday night at the Paper Mill Playhouse .


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Theater, Arts

BWW Reviews: Rock of Ages the Theme for Musical Monday in Kansas City

Rock of Ages the theme for Musical Monday , presented by Musical Theater Heritage , played on the stage at the Off Center Theatre on April 14. Kristin Hanggi the Tony Award nominated Broadway Director is in Kansas City for the production.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Theater, Rock of Ages, Arts

The Daily News Leader

Linden's life is a cabaret

Best known as TV's "Barney Miller" and rooted in the musical theater, Hal Linden says it this way: "The big band era died on me, and I wasn't comfortable with rock and roll so I went into theater."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Barney Miller, Theater, Arts, Hal Linden

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Confirms She's Coming Back to Broadway: ...

Kristin Chenoweth stopped by the Bravo Clubhouse last night and told host Andy Cohen that she's coming back to Broadway! When a musical theater fan called into the show to ask the actress which musical she would love to do on the Great White Way, she replied, "I think there's big news coming which I can't say yet, but someday I'd like to play ... (more)


Related Topix: The West Wing, GCB, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kristin Chenoweth, Theater, Arts

Newcomers Dominate Olivier Awards - 'Book of Mormon' And 'Chimerica' Make A Splash

Two clear and not-so-surprising winners emerged at last night's Olivier awards. The event - a key date on the British musical theater social calender - was hosted by Steven Mangan and Gemma Arterton.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Arts, Theater, The Book of Mormon, Golden Globe Awards, Family

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Those audience-pleasing Marvelous Wonderettes are back

Those audience-pleasing Marvelous Wonderettes are back at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts


Violet Star Joshua Henry on Life Lessons From Audra & Sutton and How...

On Broadway, talented people tend to rise to the top, especially young triple threats like Joshua Henry .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Theater, Arts, Music!, Porgy and Bess, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Joe Iconis Set for Murder for Two's Murderous Musical Mondays Concert Series, 5/5

Award-winning composer and lyricist Joe Iconis will take the stage on Monday, May 5, 2014 at New World Stages as part of Murder for Two 's newly launched concert series Murderous Musical Mondays.


Related Topix: Arts

The Orlando Sentinel

Winter Park Playhouse announces 2014-15 season

Tickets go on sale April 15 for the Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season of musical-theater productions.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Florida, The Rat Pack, Vocal, Entertainment

Alysha Umphress Set for James Harvey's 9 54 Below, 4/22

Broadway vet and singing sensation Alysha Umphress - fresh off her starring turn as Cee Cee in the World Premiere of Beaches - joins the line up.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Harvey, New York University, Boston Conservatory


Book of Mormon Cleans Up at the Olivier Awards

Gavin Creel, winner of the Best Actor in a Musical Award for 'The Book Of Mormon', and Robert Lindsay pose in the press room at the Laurence Olivier Awards at The Royal Opera House on April 13, 2014 in London, England.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Book of Mormon, Music!, Tony Awards, Arts

BWW Reviews: The Musical Theater Project Presents Deconstructing Kurt Weill

The wording on the gravestone of Kurt Weill comes from the song "A Bird of Passage" from his musical, "Lost in the Stars."


Related Topix: Classical, Theater, Arts, Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Chanson, Opera, Cleveland, OH

The Yonkers Daily Voice

Sleepy Hollow's Rob DelGaudio Writes Campfire Songs To Send Kids To Camp

Rob DelGaudio has fond memories of summer camp and how the carefree time he spent with mentors and peers helped form his art and career.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Sleepy Hollow, NY, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Just Folks: Palmyra teen to study opera this summer

Kortney Marvel performs an opera song in her home on April 8, 2014. Jeremy Long -- Lebanon Daily News Kortney Marvel poses for a picture with a Queen poster and album in her home recently.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Theater