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3 hrs ago |

Dances for an iPhone App to Now Feature Music of Stephen Sondheim

Dances for an iPhone comes in versions for the iPhone, and iPad and is available through iTunes.


Related Topix: iPhone, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Ipad, Science / Technology, Arts, Dance, Modern Dance, Broadway

6 hrs ago |

'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Back for 'Fantastic Beasts' Spin-Off

After a brief flirtation with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron to return to the wizarding world for the spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them didn't work out, Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Family, Adventure, J.K. Rowling, Authors

6 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Harry Potter Spinoff Fantastic Beasts May Have Finally Found Its Director

These days, David Yates is busy helming Warner Bros. anticipated Tarzan film, but he may be headed back to familiar territory as the director is reportedly in talks to helm the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.


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

12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Thu 8/21: Wizard World Comic Con, Harry Potter at ...

Put on your cosplaying best-Wizard World Comic Con opens today at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.


Related Topix: Rosemont, IL, Josh Peck, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Chicago, IL

16 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings

Get to Rumble on the River this Saturday

This year's Rumble on the River, the benefit concert event hosted by Michelle DeCourcy and Doug Fish, will be held Aug. 23 and features Storm Large with the Rocktarts.


Related Topix: Pink Martini, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

the Meeting* to Return to Joe's Pub with Tributes to Amy Winehouse, Julie Andrews & More

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre , the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in September 2014 for the launch of its landmark 6th season.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Theater, Arts, New York, Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), Gay/Lesbian

Rich Little Comes to Delaware's DuPont Theatre, 9/27

A master mimic of more than 200 voices, Rich Little continues to impress throughout the world, with a constant touring schedule of the United States, Canada and abroad, and now he's bringing his show to the DuPont Theatre for one night only! Tickets are on sale now for this chart-topping show which takes place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

Ann Arvia to Join Jonathan Hadary in Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof; Full Cast Announced

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Music!, Tony Awards, Broadway

Storm Large to Play McCullough Theatre, 9/20

Singer, actor, author, and playwright Storm Large is a unique talent whose charms and remarkable voice are quickly creating a buzz within the performing arts world.


Related Topix: Pink Martini, Symphony, Arts, Australia, World News


at Your Library: Books for Mad Dogs and Englishmen

August often brings hot days, the sort of tropical weather featured in Noel Coward's 1931 song, "Mad Dogs and Englishmen."


Related Topix: Noel Coward, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scott Dreier Set for Doris and Me Tonight at 54 Below

DORIS AND ME is one man's quirky, lovable obsession with music and movie icon, Doris Day .


Related Topix: Broadway


Meet the newest Harry Potter character from J.K. Rowling

Here's something to drive Potter fans potty - J. K. Rowling has introduced the world to a new witch.


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

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Broadway B.O.: $25.2M Week Is Down Even With Nine Perfs For 'Mormon' & `Wicked'

Rocky bowed out after its disappointing run, and the Broadway box office was off about 3% to $25,177,911 from the previous week's $25,926,516.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Broadway

Steven Richman revives Henry Mancini's effort to bring jazz to American TV

In the fall of 1958, television in the United States made a bold move into the genre of film noir .


Related Topix: Gunn, Mystery Movies, Peter Gunn, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Days of Wine and Roses, Celebrities, Gothic, Orson Welles

The Times of India

Rowling's stolen notebook reveals new Potter plots

Stories in Mocktale are works of fiction intended to bring a smile to your face.


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


J.K. Rowling Pens 500-Word Piece on Minor 'Harry Potter' Character Celestina Warbeck

J.K. Rowling has written a 500-word piece about Celestina Warbeck , a character nicknamed the "singing sorceress" in the Harry Potter books.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 8/17/2014

CINDERELLA Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council 8/14-8/23/2014 The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Lesley Ann Warren

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 8/17/2014

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN UPSTAGE THEATRE 8/1-8/23/2014 IT'S ALIVE! From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation THE PRODUCERS comes this monster new musical comedy.With such memorable tunes as "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and "Puttin' On The Ritz," YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is scientifically-proven, monstrously good ... (more)


Related Topix: Broadway, Pop/Rock, The Who, Roger Daltrey, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Opera, New York

Door Reminder

Customer service - oxymoron or obsolete?

Customer service - oxymoron or obsolete? Columnist Jim Morrison examines what should happen when you call Check out this story on In addition to the inevitable stay on the line for next attendant, the message is, in many cases, music or a reasonable facsimile thereof.


Related Topix: Broadway

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner Jerry Mitchell

On Monday, August 18th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-winner Jerry Mitchell .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Legally Blonde, Entertainment, Television, Broadway, Comedy, Ugly Betty, Drama