| Apr 29, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Allentown's Civic Theatre is the first regional theater in the country to present the play "Breakfast at Tiffany's" since the production was on Broadway in 2013.
Richard Greenberg's adaptation of Truman Capote's 1958 novella will be on stage at Civic...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:41 AM
So, you're the new kid in town, huh?
First and foremost, welcome to Orlando, a city with many nicknames.
In your time here you'll find it's officially called "The City Beautiful," and sometimes people refer to it as "O-town." Perhaps, and even more...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The American Dance Center recently represented Illinois at the 2015 Dance Excellence international dance festival in Los Angeles, according to a release from the center.
Nine current students and their parents joined in the celebrations, during which...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:08 PM
Berks County native Eric Schaeffer is back on Broadway, this time directing the lavish $12 million revival of "Gigi," starring "High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens in her Broadway debut. The musical, a stage version of the Oscar-winning 1958 movie,...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:33 AM
It's going to be "Groundhog Day" on Broadway. It's going to be "Groundhog Day" on Broadway.
A musical version of the story about an arrogant weather forecaster forced to live the same day over and over is slated to arrive in 2017, thanks to four...
| Mar 31, 2015
Movie grades: A March 30 Calendar section article on weekend box-office data incorrectly reported grades from audience polling firm CinemaScore. "Home" received an A, not an A-minus, and "Get Hard" received a B, not a B-minus.
"Newsies" review: A...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Unbridled zeal and nonstop zest propel "Newsies" in Hollywood. The North American tour of Alan Menken, Jack Feldman and Harvey Fierstein's adaptation of the 1992 film about the Manhattan newspaper boys' strike of 1899 sailed into the Pantages Theatre on...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
At the 1992 Academy Awards, composer Alan Menken was fielding questions in the press room after winning a couple of Oscars for his score for "Aladdin," the animated Disney movie.
"How does it feel to win a Razzie for worst song of the year for 'Newsies'...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:00 AM
An ancient Chinese fable is retold in "The White Snake," and what's past is prologue in the "Macbeth" sequel "Dunsinane." Also, Parson's Nose stages the last play Abraham Lincoln ever saw: "Our American Cousin."
Anne Steele EP Release The singer-...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Touring blockbusters are a staple at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, so with the Costa Mesa venue's announcement Monday of its 2015-16 Broadway series, the question was not whether big names would be in the lineup, but which ones.
Segerstrom said its...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Talk about a prophetic theme song.
When the Los Angeles Times reported the 30th anniversary re-release of John Hughes' school-detention drama "The Breakfast Club," it opened with a rhetorical question that didn't need explaining: "You didn't forget...