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2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

'Family Album' confirms Stew and Rodewald's musical instincts

Rock and soul with a dash of punk and a dollop of hipster folk: That's the music of 'Family Album' A few years ago "Passing Strange," the Broadway musical by Stew and Heidi Rodewald of the cult pop-rock band Stew & the Negro Problem, marked the life-giving infusion of original songwriting talents to the American theater.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Stew, Album, Strange, Theater, Arts, Gustavo Dudamel, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ariella Serur's Now I Know to Feature Songs by Gasparini, Oliver and More, 8/8 & 8/17

Join actor/singer Ariella Serur for her cabaret debut as she explores the many discoveries of love as expressed by some of the most exciting writers in today's world of musical theater.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ithaca College, New York

The Item

Bloomfield youth to perform in Paper Mill show

Youth from Bloomfield will take part in Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory's "New Voices of 2014: Oh, What a Night!" on Friday and Saturday.


Related Topix: Bloomfield, NJ, Arts, Theater, Millburn, NJ

Sag Harbor Online

Julia Motyka and Megan Minutillo

JM: Well this year, Megan and I came on board to kind of help diversify the programming and extend it to a new location and give that a little more focus.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bridgehampton, NY, Southampton, NY

On his way back ... pound by pound

The Delaware County native, 46, was too busy performing in musical-theater productions for Disney and the Walnut Street Theatre, or occasionally on TV in episodes of "Law & Order," to worry about his weight and health.


Related Topix: Delaware County, PA, Arts

Lake Country Sun

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek.


Related Topix: Veronica Mars, Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Lies, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek.


Related Topix: Veronica Mars, Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Lies, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Opinion

Boeing Boeing to Join Murder for Two and 'Girls Only' for the 2014-15 Clo Cabaret Series

CLO Cabaret Series packages are now on sale and can be purchased by calling our Season Ticket hotline at 412-281-2822.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Pennsylvania

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BWW Review: Musical Monday Brings Down the House at the Off Center Theatre

If you missed Musical Monday presented by Musical Theater Heritage on July 28, then you missed one of the best revues of the season.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Kansas City, MO


a The Threepenny Operaa a fitting beggara s opera for Long Beach theater

Although The Garage Theatre in Collision with Alive Theatre isn't known for putting on musicals, the next production seems like a perfect fit for the small Long Beach company.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Capital Weekly

Fleming plays the Hook & Hastings

The very talented and energetic Sean Fleming will take center stage in a solo concert Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at Broad Bay Congregational UCC, 941 Main St./Route 220.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bowdoin, ME, Camden, ME, Rockland, ME, Newcastle, ME

You can pick the Freddy Awards winners for 2015

The State Theatre has put out an open call for Freddy Award evaluators to help judge the high school musical theater program.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: July 29

Eddy County Public Works is working on CR 724 off Pecos Hwy., U.S. 285 on the first three miles of White City Road.


Related Topix: Eddy County, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Watches, Arts

Natalie Weiss to Host Carner & Gregor's 2014 Barely Legal Concert at 54 Below; Cast Announced

The final selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor 's 6th Annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" were announced today.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Downtown (Seattle, WA), Montlake (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Review: Summer Stock's "Footloose"

This summer's crowning glory just might be Summer Stock Austin's production of "Footloose," playing now through Aug. 10 in the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center - unless, that is, their production of "Chicago" that opens later this week proves to be the cherry on top.


Related Topix: Footloose, Drama Movies, Music!, Theater, Arts

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

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

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

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater