| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This Theater Loop Showcase is Dan DeLuca and Zachary Sayle from the national tour of Disney’s “Newsies.”
The musical, based on the 1992 cult classic film, depicts — with plenty of impressive leaps and ballads — the newsboys...
| 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 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 20, 2014
| 8:13 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 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 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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The show: "Newsies" at The Palace Theater in Waterbury
What makes it special?: The beginning of national tour of the Disney Broadway musical, and a booking coup for the Palace.
First impressions?: Show has as much non-stop exuberance as when I saw...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The Allentown Band for 13 years has been performing concerts for students in schools. This year conductor Ronald Demkee decided to open its family concert to the public for the first time.
"Fabulous Fables!" will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at...