| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Nearly 500 Walt Disney World cast members who share a passion for singing, dancing and acting are presenting "The Art of the Possible — The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber" as a benefit for a local children's music program.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The year 2012, as Queen Elizabeth II might have said, was quite the annus horribilis on Broadway. Especially after the leaves started to turn.
Consider the less-than-regal disappointments. "The Anarchist," the polemical new play by David Mamet, closed...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:14 PM
As the giant silver bell of a bugle reflected City Dock, the man who suggested The World Championships of Drum Corps move to Annapolis considered the impact beyond an estimated $10 million and 13,000 visitors.
"How big a deal is it? It's important enough...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The filming of the London arena production of the revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will be broadcast to select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The La Jolla Playhouse has been receiving a barrage of negative criticism from members of the Asian American community over its casting choices for the new musical "The Nightingale," featuring songs by the "Spring Awakening" team of Duncan Sheik and...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada -- one of the premiere repertory theater companies in the world -- is undergoing a name change by removing the "Shakespeare" from its title. The company, which will be known simply as the Stratford Festival,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 11:45 AM
"Amazing Grace," the new musical which received a fully-staged workshop at Goodspeed Musicals' Norma terris Theatre in Chester, will receive New York showcase at Lincoln Center, according to a report from Variety.
The showcase will star Robby Benson,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK — At the top of the Broadway transfer of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's “Jesus Christ Superstar,” there's a clever little pre-curtain announcement, spoken by the show's...