| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts sits at the top of downtown West Palm Beach.
That's not hyperbole. Talk has it that the performing arts and entertainment complex is plunked down on the highest point in the city.
From the apex of the incline (it'...
| Oct 10, 2014
Tickets for the touring version of "The Book of Mormon," returning to Orlando in December, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17.
This time around, the musical comedy will play at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from Dec. 26-...
| Sep 28, 2014
•Amish Homestead Tour, National Christmas Center, meal at Fulton Steamboat, Dec. 4. $80. Deadline: Nov. 9. West Swamp Mennonite Church, Earl, 267-347-4633.
•Little Italy in the Bronx, guided tour and tastings, Oct. 11. $65....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:58 PM
It's fitting that a couple who have been in love with each other, as well as the theater, for decades anchors the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" opening Friday.
The show also marks the return to the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — Recent Broadway seasons have yielded musical juggernauts: "The Book of Mormon," "The Producers" and "Spring Awakening," for example, each scooped up fistfuls of Tony nominations before going on to win best musical.
But as voters have...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A touring production of Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" and local revivals of "Hello Dolly!" and "Glengarry Glen Ross" were each multiple winners April 21 at the Helen Hayes Awards, the D.C. area's annual theater kudofest.
"Dolly," a co-production of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The post-Memorial Day hangover may have deflated Broadway B.O. a bit last week, but that didn't stop some of this season's Tony nominees from playing to packed houses.
Three of the four contenders for the new musical trophy -- Disney's "Aladdin" ($1,196,...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:49 PM
You've heard a lot about "The Book of Mormon," the winner of nine Tony awards including best musical, now winding up its local premiere at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. How it's raunchy, irreverent, hilarious and — according to the...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Cody Jamison Strand was agog when he earned a spot in the cast of "The Book of Mormon."
And then, the nerves crept in.
The 24-year-old realized he'd struck comic gold with the role of Elder Arnold Cunningham — whom he describes as happy, over-...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
| May 17, 2014
One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth."
Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...