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1 hr ago |

A 'Foreigner' Finds A New Home

For some, going to a place completely new would be exciting. They could check out the local attractions, absorb the culture, and mingle with different people.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Georgia

2 hrs ago |

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014

Happy Holy Week and Passover time, peeps! Spring festivals fill the air. I don't know if this means you have more free time or less, or more family time at home or out and about.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Theater, Arts, Life, Memorial Day, Holidays, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

2 hrs ago | KETK

Broadway pros to conduct master class April 24 at TJC

Tony-nominated baritone Ron Raines and Broadway conductor Donald Pippin will offer their professional expertise during a musical theater master class at Tyler Junior College.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soap Opera, Guiding Light, Ron Raines, Theater, Arts, Symphony

6 hrs ago | News Times

'Musical Mondays' offers up a cautionary tale

Rachel Schulte will be among the cast of "The Gingerbread Pimp," which ends this year's season of Musical Mondays at Curtain Call theater company in Stamford, Conn.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Theater, Arts

10 hrs ago | River Front Times

Once: Fox Theatre stages atypical musical in the stage version of popular film

As a rule, Broadway musicals don't do subtlety. But Once , the little tale of almost-love that opened last week at the Fox Theatre, breaks with many Broadway conventions, exchanging its over-the-top sets and bombast for a wistful and somewhat hokey sentimentality about what might have been.


Related Topix: Theater, Once, Arts

12 hrs 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

14 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

16 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