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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, Musical Theater, Stephen Schwartz, Christian-Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

2 charming theater vets make Tipping Point's 'Old Love' irresistible

Three stars out of four stars 8 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 3 & 8 p.m. Sat. Continues through May 4. Tipping Point Theatre 361 E. Cady St., Northville 248-347-0003 .


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The News Tribune

Annie Baker calls Pulitzer drama win 'amazing'

This publicity photo released by The Publicity Office shows, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten, in a scene from Annie Baker's play, "The Flick."


Related Topix: Arts, New York University, Gettysburg, PA

WOLZ-FM Fort Myers

Steely Dan announce summer tour

Steely Dan is returning to the road. The group has announced dates for an extensive summer trek.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Saratoga, CA, Concord, CA, Arts


Plaza Playhouse Theater to Celebrate 86th Anniversary with 'Casablanca' Screening

While most of Hollywood searches for the fountain youth, one aging movie queen is planning a big party to celebrate her 86th birthday and everyone is invited.


Related Topix: Arts, Humphrey Bogart, Recreational Vehicle, Celebrities, Award, Ingrid Bergman, Carpinteria, CA

The Glitch Mob storms Portland, May 2, at the Roseland Theater

One of the most vibrant Electric Dance Music groups to play the clubs and hit the airwaves makes a rare stop at the Roseland Theater May 2. The Glitch Mob 's Portland date sold out over the weekend but tickets are still available for their May 6 show at the McDonald Theater in Eugene.


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"Nashville" Tour Sells Out Three Shows, Adds Philadelphia Date

The Nashville concert tour is a big hit. Tickets for the trek's stops in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. sold out within minutes of going on sale earlier this month.


Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television, Arts

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Labradorian

Corner Brook actor off to famous Actors Studio school in New York

From the moment he first walked onto a stage when he was five years old, Jacob Bradbury said he was hooked.


Related Topix: Canada, Pace University, Harvard University, New York University, Arts

Greenwich Citizen

North Dakota native adds expertise to 'Fargo' show

Residents in North Dakota's largest city are ready to celebrate the premier of "Fargo" the TV show, along with an actor from the area who plays a part in the series.


Related Topix: Arts, Beer

Anchorage Daily News

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Virginia, Virginia Government, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Nonfiction

National Public Radio

'The Flick' By Annie Baker Wins Pulitzer For Drama

Annie Baker's "The Flick" has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play set in a movie theater that was called a "thoughtful drama with well-crafted characters" which created "lives rarely seen on the stage."


Related Topix: Arts, Columbia University, Amherst, MA


Top 5 moments at the MTV Movie Awards

Host Conan O'Brien kicked off the show with a record 50 celebrity cameos and an unexpected musical number, Lupita Nyong'o donned an eye catching pleated dress in dozens of colors from Karl Lagerfeld's Fall 2014 collection, and viewers got a sneak peak at the hottest upcoming action-adventure films with exclusive clips from "X-Men: Days of Future ... (more)


Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Arts, We're the Millers, Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Top 5 moments at the MTV Movie Awards

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .


Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Arts, We're the Millers, Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston, Entertainment

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Verbatim theater' gives new voice to veterans' stories in production touring Kentucky campuses

An interviewer, Corban Coffman, talks with student veteran Stephanie Murphy, played by Samantha West, about her time in the military as UK theatre students perform "Voices of Student Veterans" in the Center Theater at the UK Student Center Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.


Related Topix: Arts, Lexington, KY, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of Kentucky

Portland Tribune

Lake Theater to reopen after long wait

In April of 2014 the highly-renovated Lake Theater and CafA© is being reopened by another thin man, owner Drew Prell.


Related Topix: Arts, Lake Oswego, OR

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Review: Audra McDonald divinely channels Lady Day

Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her new show has somehow summoned the feisty, proud and unbowed spirit of Billie Holiday, who died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1959.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Arts

Norwalk Citizen News

Small Nebraska library takes innovative approach

And, while their parents are watching a grown-ups' movie at the Granada Theater next door, youngsters at the Oxford Public Library are enjoying a G-rated kid-friendly movie on their own big screen, helping the library fulfill its mission to be a vital, vibrant educational, entertainment and social hub of the community.


Related Topix: Libraries, Arts

The New Zealand Herald

Country Music Museum grows to match genre

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits.


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WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Bryan Cranston Channels Walter White to Help Fan Land Prom Date

It's probably a good thing she said yes. With prom around the corner one young Breaking Bad fan found a unique way to ask his date to the prom: by getting Walter White to do it.


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bryan Cranston, Arts

Saginaw's Pit and Balcony to raise curtain on youth theater workshops

Jim Gaertner says what community theater needs right now is an infusion of fresh energy.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment