| 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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:07 PM
On Wednesday, March 4, Disney's latest musical adaptation of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" gets a step nearer to Broadway — at least geographically speaking.
I'm hoping it has also moved closer to Broadway artistically speaking.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:58 PM
"The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
| Feb 12, 2015
Broadway stalwart Sutton Foster, who went from "Thoroughly Modern Millie" to "Young Frankenstein" to "Shrek: The Musical" and beyond, headlines "Shine a Light on Children's Mental Health," a benefit concert for the Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:15 PM
I want to start today's column by talking about bondage.
Whips, chains, fuzzy handcuffs, you name it.
This week, Tampa Bay has been abuzz over news that Fetish Con — an annual celebration of all things kinky — has moved its 5,000-attendee...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:49 PM
The story in "Disney's Newsies" is familiar to many people because the musical-comedy is based on the 1992 movie, which became a cult favorite.
The Tony Award-winning score in the Broadway show, through Feb. 8 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:29 PM
If you loved "The Lion King," you won't want to miss "Backstage With Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years."
Jesse Tyler Ferguson of ABC's "Modern Family" hosts the special at 7 p.m. Sunday on Disney-owned ABC. He starred in "On the Town" and "The...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:13 PM
There's a particular moment I love in “Newsies,” the Broadway musical that wrapped up its Orlando run on Sunday. One of the striking newsboys is thrilled to realize that an article about his cause is on the front page — and at the top of...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:07 PM
The crowd at Hamburger Mary's Church Street restaurant underwent a dramatic change at one point Thursday night, from jersey-clad Magic fans to sharply dressed theater patrons.
Restaurants downtown have been enjoying the spoils since the Dr. Phillips...