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  • Grammy Hall of Fame announces 2012 recordings inductees

     
    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...
  • Plenty of sparks at new cabaret at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

     
    There was no molten steel Tuesday evening at the Fowler Blast Furnace Room at SteelStacks, but the sold-out crowd who came to hear singer Lynnie Godfrey with Dave Roper at the piano basked in the cozy warmth of soft, orange lighting and candlelight. There...
  • Grammys: 'Book of Mormon,' 'Anything Goes' albums are nominees

     
    "The Book of Mormon," "Anything Goes" and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" have received Grammy nominations in the category of musical theater album....
  • Are movies about moviemaking the shortcut to Oscar glory?

     
    This is the year when nothing says Oscar like a movie about movimaking....
  • 'Anything Goes' revival coming to L.A. in late 2012

     
    The Tony-winning Broadway revival of "Anything Goes" will make its way to L.A. in late 2012 as part of a national tour, organizers have announced. The Cole Porter musical is scheduled to run at the Ahmanson Theatre in November and December 2012, though...
  • TV exec turns back the clock to stage '9 to 5'

    TV exec turns back the clock to stage '9 to 5'
    In many ways, the first act of "9 to 5: The Musical" played out 35 years ago at a Catholic high school in a small Midwestern city better known for churning out screws than producing titans of stage and screen. Surrounded by cornfields, the middle-class...
  • The accordion holds a lofty place

    The accordion holds a lofty place
    MOST people think of the accordion, if they think of it at all, as a social instrument, wheezing out polkas and folk tunes. The sound of it brings to mind French cafes, Mexican plazas, German beer gardens, Argentine nightclubs. Nick Ariondo, perhaps the...
  • Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along

    Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along
    Stately and rumpled, Stephen Sondheim descended from an upper floor of his elegant East Side townhouse and submitted to the interview as though it were a necessary barber shop shave. He's used to these intrusions — the artist obliged to natter on...
  • A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
  • Harmonic convergence: Frankie Valli's Chicago Theatre show delivers Four Seasons hits, while the hit musical about the Four Season takes place blocks away

    Call it a "Jersey Boys" juxtaposition for the ages -- with a true-life musical at one end of the Loop, the main subject of said musical singing at the other, and enough drama at the Chicago Theatre to make many in the sellout crowd wonder if they were...
  • Idle Motivation

    Idle Motivation
    I’m at Radio City Music Hall for the 2005 Tony Awards, billed as Broadway’s biggest night, though I always thought that was Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. I have never even seen a Tony show before. When God was doling out showbiz DNA, I must have missed out...