| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
With 2014 wrapping up, it's time to look ahead to what 2015 offers:
• Theater: In an encouraging sign of Orlando's artistic growth, the cabaret scene continues to grow. Winter Park Playhouse continues its long-running series featuring local talent,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:43 PM
The Disney musical "Newsies" had a front-page week in Chicago over the holidays. The nine performances at the Oriental Theatre in the week ending Jan. 4 grossed a whopping $2,012,723; Disney claimed on Wednesday that this was “the highest grossing...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:55 PM
At Bret Shuford's cabaret, "Charming: A Tale of An American Prince," homemade friendship bracelets — the kind you might have made long ago at summer camp — are distributed to audience members.
The bracelets tie into a cute anecdote that...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A Baltimore woman filed suit Monday in federal court asking a judge to order the France Merrick Performing Arts Center to provide open-captioned performances for its hearing-impaired patrons.
Jessica Gill is a lifelong lover of musical theater with a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Dings soitanly was rough for da boys who hadda sell papes on da streets o' New Yawk in 1899 to earn a pidaful livin'. No wonda dey wennon strike when da big publishas raised da cost da newsies had to pay for dem papes. Yudda done da same.
If you need...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Monday, Dec. 8: "HOLIDAYS OF LIGHT" AND "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD"
Monday and Tuesday are the Illinois Free Days this month at MSI, which means general admission is gratis for state residents. That makes it the perfect chance to catch the popular...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Jeremy Jordan, star of stage and screen, will be the first artist in a new "Broadway Spotlight" concert series at downtown-Orlando nightclub The Abbey.
Jordan is perhaps best known for his role on NBC's "Smash." Broadway fans know him from leading roles...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
"Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum
You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The busy afterlife of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Victor Hugo's 1831 doorstop novel about a church bell ringer with severe chiropractic difficulties, continues with a musical adaptation that's notable for being the first stage collaboration between two...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Cyndi Lauper knows what she wants: good lighting. Harvey Fierstein knows what he wants too: "Whatever she wants," he said with a laugh.
The two were hamming it up for a photo shoot at the Orpheum Theatre, where their hit Broadway musical "Kinky Boots"...