| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The newly re-imagined 21st century version of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Jesus Christ Superstar" is set to tour North American as an arena rock spectacular.
The resurrected rock musical will hit the road this summer for a 50-city tour with its...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:10 PM
“I'm here to sing with the King of the Jews – who could ask for anything more?” said John Lydon, once known as the Sex Pistols’ combustible Johnny Rotten, at an announcement of a bizarre arena tour of “Jesus Christ...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:05 PM
A few weeks ago, I stood on the balcony of the Casa Rosada, the iconic government building of Buenos Aires. "This is where Madonna filmed scenes in the movie of 'Evita,'" the young tour guide excitedly announced.
"Evita" is the affectionate name given...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Here’s the pickle: The biggest Broadway hit of the new century celebrates (yay!) and mocks (uh-oh) your religion.
What’s a latter-day church to do?
If the show was “The Book of Mormon” and you were The Church of Jesus Christ of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:29 AM
"Amazing Grace," a new musical about the composer of the hymn of that name, will bow officially this fall in Chicago with performances from Oct. 9 through Nov. 2 at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.
With music and lyrics by Christopher Smith...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:19 PM
"Aida," the ancient Egyptian love story set to an Elton John pop score, will be staged by Orlando's Clandestine-Arts, the troupe that staged "Sweeney Todd" in January.
Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Aladdin") wrote the lyrics for the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A certain Central Florida singer might have been destined to perform in the latest national tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar."
"Hey JC, JC, would you fight for me?" sing the ensemble in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock musical.
"My initials are...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
A planned production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" that was set to tour North America this summer has been canceled before the show even hit the road.
Featuring a cast filled with pop stars -- including Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd, Michelle Williams...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:45 AM
The strange journey of Dorothy, courtesy of a tornado, from Kansas to Oz was so indelibly committed to celluloid in 1939 that it might seem unnecessary — even a little sacrilegious — to transform the MGM classic into a stage show.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded more than $127,000 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The grant is to help the company's outreach arm, which brings the Bard's work to children in underprivileged schools.
Other beneficiaries from the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Opera AACC is celebrating its 11th anniversary this month with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Jesus Christ Superstar," running Feb. 1-9 at Anne Arundel Community College's Robert Kauffman Theater at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts....