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3 hrs ago |

Adlington group to stage Jesus Christ Superstar

A CAST of more than 50 will take to the stage for a rock opera which loosely charts the final days of Jesus' life.


Related Topix: Jesus Christ Superstar, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber

6 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Reefer Madness, 4000 Miles and other notes on the FAC's 2014-2015 season announcement

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center artistic director Scott RC Levy was greeted with enthusiastic applause as he stepped onstage of the SaGaJi Theatre promptly at 5:30 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: 4000 Miles, Colorado Springs, CO

10 hrs ago |

Photo Flash: First Official Poster for Jersey Boys Film Has Arrived

As we eagerly await the first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of JERSEY BOYS , airing tonight on Entertainment Tonight, Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Rock-N-Roll, Frankie Valli, Oldies, The Four Seasons

14 hrs ago |

Naked Boys Singing, sure...but burlesque?

Here's a question I didn't fully answer in my piece on the city's decision that only "adult entertainment venues" can present performances by Angel Burlesque - or, perhaps typical burlesque shows - on a "regular" basis: What about theaters that present shows featuring performers in a state of nudity or "semi-nudity" ? Have they run afoul of code ... (more)


Related Topix: Naked Boys Singing! , Provincetown, MA

15 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Meet the new Mormons: Ben Platt and Nic Rouleau are on a mission in Broadway's biggest musical

Like the stories you've no doubt heard about the wildly popular, box office-busting Broadway show, tickets are one of New York's hottest commodities, and they have been since the record-breaking musical opened just three years ago.


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

18 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Audra McDonald performing with RPO next season

Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on Jan. 17, 2015, one of several new concerts announced by the RPO Wednesday.


Related Topix: A Raisin in the Sun, Drama Movies, Private Practice, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Audra McDonald, Porgy and Bess

23 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Hit film 'Sister Act' becomes a musical blast from the disco past

If legendary composer Alan Menken hadn't been able to put his own stamp on the score for the musical "Sister Act," he might have turned down the job.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Crime Movies, Sister Act, Alan Menken, Donna Summer, Disco

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Holy Week prison break in Peru: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' performed

Minimum-security prisoners joined national prisons officials in the audience of Tuesday night's performance in the Sarita Colonia prison in Lima's port of Callao.


Related Topix: Jesus Christ Superstar, Peru, World News

Sonoran News

DFT presents a oeA Midsummer Nighta s Dreama May 2 - 11

SCOTTSDALE Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. ~ William Shakespeare Desert Foothills Theater , a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents a special youth theatre production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" running Fri., May 2 through Sun., May 11 at the FCF-Holland Cabaret Theater, 34250 N. 60th St., Building B, in north ... (more)


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Theater, Arts, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Michael Learned Joins Cast of Rubicon's Love, Loss and What I Wore

Four-time Emmy Award-winner Michael Learned had just been added to the rotating cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore which opens at Rubicon Theatre on April 16 and continues for a 5-week run through May 18. Learned, best known for her role as Olivia Walton on "The Walton's," has appeared on Broadway in Gore Vidal 's The Best Man, The Sisters ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Love, Loss and What I Wore, Michael Learned, Comedy, Julie & Julia

The Washington Post

American Ballet Theatre puts on enchanting a Dreama

Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes play Titania and Oberon in the American Ballet Theatre's production of "The Dream," based on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Entertainment

The Daily Star

Original Jesus Ted Neeley brings 'Superstar' to Rome

US actor and singer Ted Neeley takes part in a rehearsal of the show "Jesus Christ Superstar" on April 11, 2014 in Rome.


Related Topix: Jesus Christ Superstar, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, History Movies, Musical Movies, Django Unchained

Photo Coverage: OLIVIERS 2014 - Red Carpet Part 1, Arterton, Goodman, Lindsay and More

Catch the stars on the Oliviers red carpet with part one of our photo coverage from Sunday's ceremony! The show was presented by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan, and big winners included The Book of Mormon.


Related Topix: The Book of Mormon, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), ABBA, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Southtown Star

The Journey TO Neverland

Of course, there is no one around now with first-hand memories of Peter's first appearance in Scottish writer J.M. Barrie's novel, "The Little White Bird," or his play, "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up," that arrived on stage in 1904 - a "fairy play" about an ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy ... (more)


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening, Mary Martin, Peter and the Starcatcher, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

Shakespeare gets - 60s treatment at Blaine

Students at Catharine Blaine K-8 School rehearse for their upcoming performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the 1960s.


Related Topix: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Million Dollar Quartet National Tour to Play DuPont Theatre, 5/27-6/1

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will appear at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight performances only, from May 27 through June 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Million Dollar Quartet, Wilmington, DE, Johnny Cash, Country, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins

the Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys & More Set for Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise's 2014-15 Season

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with MagicSpace Entertainment, is proud to announce its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise 2014-2015 Season.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Boise, ID, The Book of Mormon, Oldies, The Four Seasons

Seattle Times

PNB fields a ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ team

Pacific Northwest Ballet presented its 101st performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Friday night at McCaw Hall, the most of any of its productions except for "Nutcracker," but the quality of Balanchine's choreography and the imagination and colors of Martin Pakledinaz' sets and costumes as well as the caliber of the dancers keep "Dream" as ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Horses head for home

Stage production phenomenon War Horse truly goes global later this year when Joey, the Handspring Puppet Company horse, comes home to South Africa, writes Theresa Smith.


Related Topix: War Horse, World News, Germany

Searching for Superstars

THE search is on for girls and boys who believe they have the talent to take part in the award-winning Phoenix Youth Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar.


Related Topix: Jesus Christ Superstar