Add to MyYahoo RSS

Easy-Listening News

News on Easy-Listening continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

J.K. Rowling

The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Authors, J.K. Rowling, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Peter Pan On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams

Mysterious Lady Initially starting out with a score by Mark Charlap & Carolyn Leigh , with eventual additional material provided by Jule Styne , Betty Comden and Adolph Green , PETER PAN has a unique and unusual backstory - even when compared to the bizarre historical trajectories of many items in the Golden Age musical theatre canon.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Mary Martin, Betty Comden, Broadway

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - PIPPIN

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months.


Related Topix: Broadway, Recreational Vehicle, Award, A Chorus Line, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Producers, Every Little Step, Contact, Science Fiction Movies

Vyt to Open 26th Season with West Side Story, 8/8-24

Valley Youth Theatre opens its 26th Anniversary Season with the original Broadway musical version of West Side Story at the Herberger Theatre Center from August 8 through 24. "This is the fourth time we've produced West Side Story," said Producing Artistic Director Bobb Cooper.


Related Topix: Broadway, Theater, Arts


Girls Star Allison Williams Will Play Peter Pan in NBC Telecast

She's flying! Girls star Allison Williams will play the titular character in the upcoming NBC telecast of Peter Pan Live! on December 4. The classically trained singer will join the previously announced Oscar winner and Tony nominee Christopher Walken as Captain Hook.


Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, Carrie Underwood, Broadway, The Mindy Project


The Bible vs. Mao - A List of the Bestselling Books Of All Time

The Truth that Leads to Eternal Life, Jehovah's Witnesses/Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York.


Related Topix: Classical, Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Jason Alexander Speaks at 2014 GBTA Convention Today

The Global Business Travel Association --the voice of the global business travel industry--today announced award winning actor and comedian, Jason Alexander, will be a featured speaker at the GBTA Convention 2014, July 26-30, in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Comedy, Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, North, The Paper, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jason Alexander, Emmy Awards, Broadway

Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch is just as fanciful in real life

A meek girl living in the sleepy town of Termonfeckin, Ireland, she'd devoured J.K. Rowling's books, longing to play the quirky teenage-wizard, Luna Lovegood .


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Kids

Jason Alexander Will Step in for Mandy Patinkin at BSO's SuperPops Program

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has confirmed that due a schedule conflict resulting from participation in an upcoming Broadway production, Mandy Patinkin has withdrawn from his engagement with the Orchestra, slated for January 22 at The Music Center at Strathmore and January 23-25, 2015 at the Joseph Meyer hoff Symphony Hall.


Related Topix: Comedy, Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jason Alexander, Symphony, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Broadway


Amazon Picks 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime

Looking for books to read to your kids? Amazon editors have put together a children's book edition of its series of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime lists.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books

WTOP-FM Washington

Making the case for young adult literature

Some of my favorite books are intended for younger audiences: the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling; "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton; His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman; and pretty much anything written by Neil Gaiman or Terry Pratchett.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Crime Movies, The Outsiders, J.K. Rowling, Drama Movies, Authors, Pop/Rock, Philip Pullman

Fermanagh Today

Fond enduring memories of - Gentleman' Jim Reeves

Fifty years ago this Thursday a small private plane crashed in a thunderstorm outside Nashville in Tennessee.


Related Topix: Jim Reeves, Country, Air Accidents, Manuel, Texas, Patsy Cline

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Evanston Review

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday like a wizard with these 7 ideas

In honor of Harry Potter's birthday July 31, we bring you stories about and local guides to J.K. Rowling's magical world.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Naperville, IL

Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour

Producers of the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Robyn Goodman , Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis , have announced additional casting for the First National Tour launching in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center onOctober 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

Early learning breakthrough hailed

A NONDESCRIPT school in Perth's east is at the centre of a strategy touted as a shining light for education in Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Parenting, Early Learning Centre

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 7/27/2014

DISNEY'S CINDERELLA KIDS HALE CENTRE THEATRE OREM 7/21-8/1/2014 The timeless fairy tale meets the magic of Disney in this adaptation of the treasured animated film.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Salt Lake City, UT, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Julie Andrews

Star Tribune

TV picks for July 28:  James Garner, "Running Wild with Bear...

TCM's James Garner marathon includes “The Americanization of Emily,” a dramedy set in 1944.


Related Topix: The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, James Garner, Julie Andrews, Entertainment, Television

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 7/27/2014

PINOCCHIO Actor's Playhouse 6/26-8/2/2014 Based on the book by Carlo Collodi this lively musical follows Pinocchio, "an almost real boy" on his many mis-adventures.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Julie Andrews

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/27/2014

CATS Paramount Arts Center 7/31-8/2/2014 Based on the universally popular poetry of T.S. Eliot , CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Arkansas

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Producer is super happy with Kaaviya Thalaivan album

A.R.Rahman has delivered the master copy of 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' to the producers of the movie and Sashikanth is absolutely delighted after hearing the entire album.


Related Topix: A. R. Rahman