| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical "School of Rock" will premiere on Broadway next year, with the adaptation of Richard Linklater's 2003 Paramount film opening in December at the Winter Garden Theater.
The new show, which gets Lloyd Webber back to the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In the much buzzed-about film "Top Five," opening in South Florida theaters this weekend, director and star Chris Rock plays a comedian who wants to become a serious actor and change public perception about his one career-defining role. Rock's star-...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The suburb of Burr Ridge was founded in 1956, when Dennis DeYoung was a tiny 9-year-old boy living in the Chicago neighborhood of Roseland, fooling around with an accordion and dreaming some sort of musical dreams.
Whatever those might have been —...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Broadway vocalists ramp it up with "Broadway Rocks!" on Saturday at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall.
Join three high-energy veterans of the Great White Way — Christiane Noll, Rob Evan and Capathia Jenkins — as they join the Allentown...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:42 AM
In John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation," an urbane New York society lady is called out for having once dismissed the musical "Cats" as being an "all-time low in a lifetime of theatergoing." Her distaste for the popular Andrew Lloyd Webber production...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:49 AM
What's this? Is Jean Valjean actually being complimented by arch-nemesis Javert?
I'm having lunch with Michael Hunsaker and Davis Gaines, the actors who play those characters in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
It's the time of year for looking back on 2013's memorable moments and trends from Central Florida arts scene.
• Star of the Year: God. We had a lot of religion on our stages this year. Theatre Downtown presented "Godspell" with Vine Theatre....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Days after hearing Annapolis Chorale's "Messiah" at St. Anne's Church, we complete the holiday traditions by reflecting on another rewarding year of performing arts in Anne Arundel County.
We are fortunate to have a major performing arts venue at...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:15 AM
It sounds a bit like an announcement that should've been made on April Fools' Day, but evidently it's no joke.
A new production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" will tour the United States and Canada this summer with a truly odd cast of mixed-and-matched pop...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
It's billed as the "biggest ever North American arena tour" of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" and it's slated to stop June 14 at Amway Center.
It's certainly star-studded, with a cast that includes Incubus...