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  1. 'Pippin': Splashy, Non-stop Circus of a RevivalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The George Towner

    "Pippin," the revival of the 1972 Bob Fosse-shaped musical, which roared into town at the National Theatre, is part big, splashy Broadway musical, part Cirque de Soleil on steroids. It runs through Jan. 4. Tony Award winner Diane Paulus has injected the original, which featured some of Bob Fosse's best signature work, and the music and lyrics of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz, with the atmospherics and spectacle of a 21st-century circus full of buff acrobats flying through the air, doing impossible things, and a cast that follows them gleefully.


  2. Photo Coverage: Le Cirque Announces Neil Sedaka To Perform On New YearsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    It certainly will not be "The Hungry Years" at Le Cirque this New Years as Neil Sedaka , one of the music worlds most gifted and successful Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Pianist, and Authors joins the Maccioni family and their guests for what promises to be one of the most exciting events in the New York City. Living Legend Sirio Maccioni just celebrated Le Cirque's 40th year with Andrea Bocelli and now the Legendary Neil Sedaka , who has a 50 year career ranging from being one of the first teen pop sensations of the 50's, a relevant songwriter for himself and other artists in the 60's, a superstar in the 70's and who is presently force in writing and performing will celebrate New Years Eve with the Le Cirque patrons.


  3. Circus meets song and dance in Tony-winning a PippinaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    To entertain you the Tony-winning revival of "Pippin" at the National Theatre jumps through hoops, swings from trapezes and catches bodies flopping down from the heights. It's a circus on purpose, and the flashy acts of derring-do are remarkably right for reanimating the tuneful 1972 Bob Fosse-directed musical by the wunderkind Stephen Schwartz, whose "Wicked" triumph was still decades away.


  4. WICKED to Conclude Run in Mexico, DecemberRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    The Mexican version of WICKED will end its run at the end of December. Only 5 weeks left! For tickets and more information, visit: WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman , is based on the 1995 best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire .


  5. Flippin' for 'Pippin'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    "There's not a gymnastic bone in my body," says Kyle Dean Massey. But that didn't stop the Broadway actor from tackling the title character in Diane Paulus' Tony Award-winning revival of "Pippin."


  6. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    In 1940, Adolf Hitler ordered secret preparations for Nazi Germany to invade the Soviet Union. Five years ago: The infamous iron sign bearing the Nazis' cynical slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei" that spanned the main entrance to the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland was stolen.


  7. Photo Coverage: Lorna Luft Plays 54 BelowRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    The family tradition of electrifying and exciting entertainment is on the stage of 54 Below in the person of Lorna Luft . Judy, Liza, Lorna, all possess that special charisma that makes a performance by any of them a show biz thrill that is hard to duplicate.


  8. High School Drama: Kaila WootenRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    Welcome, dear ladies and gentlemen and all supporters of theater to the freshest installment of High School Drama, our feature that introduces some of Music City's hardest working teenaged actors to the world outside Tennessee. Clearly, we live in a city made all the more interesting by the creative people who live here and we are especially fortunate in the theater community to be blessed by scores of talented individuals who make a night in the theater a compelling and challenging experience.


  9. Soul On Fire (feat. All Sons & Daughters) - Single - Third DayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Soul On Fire - Single by Third Day, download iTunes now.


  10. Hot new releases in time for ChristmasRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times Bulletin

    The Niswonger announces the release of two anticipated events at noon on Thursday, Dec. 18. The Newsboys concert and a special early Christmas release of Broadway's Memphis The Musical. Bursting on the scene on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. is the wildly popular, Christian recording artists Newsboys! Presented by First Federal of Van Wert, this group is hot off their God's Not Dead project where the song "God's Not Dead" became a national sensation despite already being No.


  11. Pippin at National Theatre: Tuesday, Dec. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Paper

    Diane Paulus' 2012 production of Pippin , the touring version of which is now on stage at the National Theatre, is a safe bet for nearly every disparate interest group that comes to call this holiday season. History buffs will enjoy the story of Charlemagne's son's journey of self-discovery, which is largely imagined but dotted here and there with true facts.


  12. Last call for 'Pippin,' 'Once,' 'Side Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Daily News

    Last call - er, calls. To catch two of the best musicals on Broadway - "Once" and "Pippin" - you gotta hustle.


  13. Photo Coverage: Andrea Bocelli Honors Sirio Maccioni at Le CirqueRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    It's not about food portions at Le Cirque, it's about the proportion of love that Sirio Maccioni and family have for their patrons and for the City of New York. Last night Andrea Bocelli presented Sirio with The Andrea Bocelli Humanitarian Award as part of the celebration honoring Le Cirque's 40th Anniversary.


  14. Lucie Arnaz has a ball in National Theatre's 'Pippin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Lucie Arnaz was just 19 years old when she first saw "Pippin" on Broadway -- a 1972 production that won director Bob Fosse a Tony, immortalized Roger O. Hirson's story and cemented Stephen Schwartz's music as showtunes standards. "I was a musical-theatre nerd when I was little," says Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.


  15. Newsboys' God's not Dead Album Certified GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Christ Community Music

    God's Not Dead , the best-selling 2011 Inpop recording from GRAMMY -nominated Newsboys, has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America , it was recently announced. The band's sixth career Gold album, God's Not Dead was produced by Seth Mosley and features the blockbuster title-cut.


  16. Breezy and GloomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati



  17. ASCAP Now Seeking New Musicals for 2015 DreamWorks Workshop with Stephen SchwartzRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    ASCAP is now seeking new musicals for the annual ASCAP/DreamWorks Musical Theatre Works hop in Los Angeles. Serving once more as artistic director for the workshop is Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz , whose credits include hit Broadway shows Wicked, Godspell and Pippin, the Walt Disney films Enchanted, Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the DreamWorks film The Prince of Egypt.


  18. Phil Keaggy Named Greatest Christian Rock Guitarist of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Christ Community Music

    Legendary Gospel Music Hall of Famer and guitar virtuoso Phil Keaggy has been named the Greatest Christian Rock Guitarist of All Time by Classic Christian Rock Zone . Keaggy topped the list of the '100 Greatest Christian Rock Guitarists of All Time' in a recent survey conducted by the site.


  19. Steve Taylor and 'Jim Morrison's Grave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    There's a couple things about this article, the first is I was already to point a finger at musician Steve Taylor for invoking the imagery of Jim Morrison to make a name for himself with a song titled "Jim Morrison's Grave." But on reading his biography and reading a little bit about him it turns out it's kind of interesting story.


  20. Collegiate Theatrics: Nyu's Delaney AmatrudoRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    One needn't be clairvoyant to sense that Delaney Amatrudo is destined for stardom; that's been evident, at the very least, since she was a middle schooler. For Nashville area audiences who have been lucky enough to see her live and onstage, it's very obvious that she possesses that ethereal quality which makes her stand out in any crowd, that is especially noticeable when she is onstage, and which burns brightly regardless of the situation.