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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

New theater company plans musicals of hope, tolerance

Orlando will present the show as part of its 2014-15 season, which begins with an concert fundraiser on Aug. 17. The concert, titled "Stand For Israel," will introduce the company to Central Florida, says Luis Gabriel Diaz, talent coordinator of Daystar Theatre Arts.


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7 hrs ago |

Pittsburgh CLO Guild to Honor Scholarship Recipients at 2014 Luncheon, 8/6

The Pittsburgh CLO Guild has announced that The Constance T. Rockwell, Dolores and Walter Bold and the Charity Randall Foundation Scholarship recipients will be honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, August 6 at the LeMont at 11:00am.


Related Topix: Arts, Pennsylvania

11 hrs ago |

BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set to Perform at Victoria Theater in March

The show is being booked by rj productions. The two stars from the Tony nominated hit Broadway Musical, "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" will share the stage In Concert, sharing solo's and duets and stories from their careers.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jersey Boys, Newark, NJ

15 hrs ago | River Front Times

"I'm Not a Fan of St. Louis:" New York Critic Bashes STL in "Meet Me in St. Louis" Review

New York native and writer Anthony Stoeckert could have started his review of the beloved musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" with a note about the stars, the charming score, the set design or, really, anything about the show.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Meet Me in St. Louis, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

A musical spoof of the Clinton years

The folks behind Clinton: The Musical are said to have invited the former first couple to attend a performance of what is coyly called a spoof of their eight years in the White House.


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Hispanic Business

Human Race will stage Festival of New Musicals

"There were so many submissions of good works, that this seemed like the best way to introduce a number of new works in development," explained producing artistic director , who said he receives between three and five submissions every week.


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Stage Tube: Heathers' Charissa Hogeland Sings 'Over the Love' at Broadway Sessions

HEATHERS' Charissa Hogeland performed "Over the Love" at BROADWAY SESSIONS. Watch her sing the Florence and the Machine tune below! BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week.


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Writing the missionary musical

Along with 2013's powerhouse Frozen for which he cowrote songs with wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and his controversial Broadway smash written with South Park 's creators, The Book of Mormon , at the Forrest Theatre starting on Tuesday, the 39-year-old is an EGOT - and the youngest at that.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Book of Mormon, Arts, Matt Stone, Movies, Entertainment

Cape Cod Times

Strong performances make 'South Pacific' memorable

The Chatham Anglers, playing baseball in the back fields of the Monomoy Theatre, aren't the only college students here on the Cape having the summer of their young lives.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Ohio University, University of Hartford

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Feldberg: The problem with jukebox musicals

It's an overstatement to say that jukebox shows are destroying American musical theater, but they're certainly tarnishing the brand.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Jersey Boys

BWW Preview: South Pacific Comes to the Off Center Theater in Kansas City

The Tony Award winning 1949 musical South Pacific comes to the Off Center Theatre in Kansas City, Mo.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Kansas City, MO, Theater, Arts, Arrow Rock, MO

South Whidbey Record

Langley Dancer wins at Nationals

The 17-year-old dancer competed with thousands of other dancers over the five-day Showstopper Nationals competition in Anaheim, Calif.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Arts, Ballet

Kidd Kraddick's daughter co-writes song to honor him

Cradick, a Fort Worth resident, is getting ready to move to Nashville to pursue her music career.


Related Topix: Arts, Oklahoma City University

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre to Present Jesus Christ Superstar, Begin. 8/15

Known as the greatest story ever told by the greatest rock opera ever written, this full scale production written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and was released as a concept album in 1970.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Artists with Disabilities Showcased in Paper Mill Art Gallery

Paper Mill Playhouse one of the country's premier not-for-profit theaters, is the place where American musical theater is celebrated, cherished, and pushed in exciting new directions, is thrilled to showcase a new art exhibit in the theater's gallery from July 28 - August 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, Photography

Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Review: Zilker Theatre Production's "Oklahoma!"

The smell of BBQ mingles with popcorn and bug spray on the Zilker Park hillside in summer.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Theater, Arts


Theater Tulsa mounts ambitious production of 'Les Miserables'

It's only been about a year that the rights for the full production of the enormously popular musical "Les Miserables" have been available to local theaters, and few have attempted to mount such a technically difficult production.


Related Topix: Arts, Tulsa, OK, Theater

World Premiere of My Life is a Musical

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Sag Harbor, NY

Alabama Live

Legally Blonde, The Musical opens tonight in Huntsville with an all-North Alabama cast

If you loved the movie, you'll love the musical, which is even more fun and is sure to sweep our audiences away.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Arts, Theater, Madison, AL, Entertainment


Houston native brings Broadway to the Bayou City with advice for...

Houston native Tyce Green is bringing Broadway to Texas in a big way. His Straight From New York master classes invite award-winning musical theater actors to dispense industry wisdom and share personal anecdotes while giving feedback to professional and amateur local performers.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Theater, Arts, Rice University