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  1. A stowaway comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Pocono Record

    ... Krinsky said he caught the acting bug in high school and he later honed his craft at the Wagner College for Musical Theater. “Every day that I go to work and do this show, I'm always able to find something new and exciting with this,” ...


  2. Hartford Stage Parties In Its Paint ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago |

    ... it was no wonder that the decorations for the party were a blend of all things Tresnjak, Shakespeare and musical theater. And since "Kiss Me Kate" is the musical version of Shakespeare's "Taming of The Shrew," the party's cocktail reception was ...


  3. The Musicals of Musicals: The Mu... @ Bluffton UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Bluffton University will celebrate 100 years of May Day theatrical performances with five mini-shows in one from April 30-May 2. "The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!" is an affectionate parody of musical theater greats by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart.


  4. Pioneer Theatre Company readies 'The Music Man' to march onstage May 1-16Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Pioneer Theatre Company is bringing not only treble but also bass, alto, soprano and 76 trombones in their glory in its season's capstone production, "The Music Man." Running May 1-16, the show tells the story of Harold Hill, musical theater's favorite fibber, who sets out to scam the residents of River City, Iowa, by selling them band instruments and lessons he never plans on teaching.


  5. Lyric Stage brings - Lady in the Dark' into the lightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    The Lyric Stage production at Irving Arts Center marks the first time to experience a historical restoration of the 1941 Broadway classic that has been years in development. This intricately constructed story of a fashion editor in psychoanalysis, originally played by Gertrude Lawrence, is a passion project with a behind-the-scenes tale that rivals the drama onstage by playwright Moss Hart, lyricist Ira Gershwin and composer Kurt Weill, a German-born Jewish composer who fled the Nazis for America in 1933 and shook up musical theater with highly original, provocative work.


  6. Jerry Earl Johnston: Euphemisms can't capture 'The Book of Mormon' musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... . It's a harsh education. And - all good sportsmanship aside - I think it's the same education awaiting many musical theater aficionados when they venture into the world-shattering world of Parker and Stone's "Book of Mormon."


  7. The Ziegfeld Society Welcomes I Am Sophie Tucker Authors Susan & Lloyd Ecker TonightRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    ... of theatergoers and young artists about the legendary performers, songwriters and creators of our musical theater heritage from the early decades of the 20th century, through Broadway's Golden Age and beyond. Tickets for the Eckers presentation are ...


  8. Broadway's Hit ONCE Playing Now at Center for the Performing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | El Observador

    ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is now playing at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement through April 26, 2015.


  9. Rockwell Table & StageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    ... show Eagleheart, as well as a slew of television guest spots, is getting his own ... For die-hard fans of musical theater, it seems like all the "cool" concerts by up-and-coming musical theater composers happen in New York. Those who want to hear ...


  10. Samantha Barks Says 'Oui' to NYC, Ewan McGregor Plays With Fire & More Lessons of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Broadway

    ... Rotten! lyricists Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick have managed to create one of the most hilarious rhymes in musical theater history: They rhymed "penis" with "genius"! Sure, it's not an exact match, but opening night red carpet guests - especially ...


  11. TemeculaTEMECULA: Old Town theater won't be 'bland' for longRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Press-Enterprise

    ... theater's "roadtrip" and there have been strong crowds at recent shows. In June, the city is staging a youth musical theater performance of "Shrek," a series of shows that is expected to be a hot ticket due to the large cast and the family-friendly ...


  12. Emerson Stage Presents Stephen Sondheim's 'Merrily We Roll Along' ...Read the original story

    Friday | The White Rhino Report

    ... on a Boston stage - or, technically - under a Boston stage! I knew we were in for a terrific evening of musical theater. One of the reasons that this musical is not often performed is that it was a flop on Broadway. The book uses the technique of ...


  13. Musical theater or opera? Sondheim's 'grusical' masterpiece is on the cutting edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CultureMap

    ... his blessing. Loomis also points out that the difference between seeing this at an opera house and a musical theater is the size of the orchestra. "Broadway productions are notoriously stingy about hiring decent-sized orchestras," he added, and the ...


  14. Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Christian Borle & More In New Something Rotten! Video PromosRead the original story

    Friday |

    ... the opening of the show. The official description of Something Rotten! is as follows: "Celebrated Broadway musical theater favorites, Tony Award nominee John Carian i (Fiddler on the Roof), Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show]), Tony Award nominee ...


  15. Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards NomineesRead the original story

    Friday |

    Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 72 nominees - six each in 12 categories - competing in the 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 17, in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. The Blumey Awards program recognizes and celebrates the best in high school musical theater and fosters even greater achievements in the future.


  16. Reviews: WT's 'Drowsy Chaperone,' LSB's 'Lights, Camera, Dance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... culture and blending it with the always snipy (sometimes out of love, sometimes not) comment section of a musical theater website. Virtually all of the actors shine under the direction of Andrew Barratt Lewis, with special notice earned by Katie ...


  17. Footlight Productions presents 'Cinderella'Read the original story

    Friday | The Daily Courier

    ... said, adding that he also said it is a classic story and called Rodgers and Hammerstein two gods in the musical theater world. Naasz also said the production added a little more to the theater. He said for the last show, lights were added and for ...


  18. Boxing Gets a Luxe Makeover, and the Model Clientele to MatchRead the original story

    Friday | Racked

    ... when the punching combos become Simon-levels of confusing. Who knew boxing would be perfect for a failed musical theater ensemble dancer? When I finally drag my tired self home from Aerospace and get around to Googling "Southpaw," I almost barf up a ...


  19. Rebel Wilson scales new heights in 'Pitch Perfect 2'Read the original story

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    ... as "Grease," but never landed the lead role. So performing in "Pitch Perfect" has helped her scratch that musical theater geek itch. Not that everything on the set of the sequel was always in perfect harmony. For one thing, shooting took place in ...


  20. Joanne Tatham - 'Out Of My Dreams' reviewRead the original story

    Friday | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... folks, you read that correctly. This native New Yorker, now West Coast transplant, once pursued a career in musical theater before leaving it all behind to join her husband in the Golden State to raise a family. It was while adjusting to this new ...