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  • 'Hello, Dolly!' gets lean and lively revival at Ford's Theatre

    'Hello, Dolly!' gets lean and lively revival at Ford's Theatre
    Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, widowed too soon and left to her own devices in 1890s New York, turns meddling into a sly, lucrative art. She “arranges things, like furniture and daffodils and lives,” all the while looking out discreetly for No. 1....
  • "Something's Afoot" To Return to Goodspeed Opera House

    "Something's Afoot," a big hit for the Goodspeed Opera House when it produced the British  musical whodunit in 1973, will return to the East Haddam theater as the third show of its 2012 season. The musical, which transferred from Goodspeed to Broadway...
  • Theater review: 'The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)' from Winter Park Playhouse

    Theater review: 'The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)' from Winter Park Playhouse
    It's probably clear from the title — "The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) — that if you like musicals, you'll like this show. If you prefer to make fun of musical-theater conventions — the divas, the plot repetition, the corniness...
  • Remembering Etel Billig, a leading light of local theater

     Remembering Etel Billig, a leading light of local theater
    In my job you hear a lot of curtain speeches — turn off your cellphones, subscribe now, blah, blah, blah. But in that sea of rhetorical predictability, there is one speech I will never forget. It took place about five or six years ago at the...
  • "Mamma Mia"s Louise Pitre Is Goodspeed's "Mame"

    "Mamma Mia"s Louise Pitre Is Goodspeed's "Mame"
    Mamma, mia! Goodspeed Musicals got its Mame. Louise Pitre, best known as the Tony Award-nominated lead in the Broadway smash "Mamma Mia," will play the title role in the revival of "Mame," slated to play the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam April...
  • Broadway composer Jerry Herman lists Palm Springs home

    Broadway composer Jerry Herman lists Palm Springs home
    Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has listed his Palm Springs retreat for sale at $1.285 million. Called Villacage, the custom estate occupies a half-acre site in the gated Bellamonte Estates community. The Mediterranean-style house includes...
  • Jennifer Aniston satisfies her real estate 'Wanderlust'

    Jennifer Aniston satisfies her real estate 'Wanderlust'
    Leading lady Jennifer Aniston has bought a midcentury house in Bel-Air that was listed at $24.9 million. The seller was former Maguire Properties Chief Executive Robert F. Maguire III, who restored the 8,500-square-foot house designed by A. Quincy...
  • Judith Blazer to Be Vera In Goodspeed's "Mame"

    Judith Blazer to Be Vera In Goodspeed's "Mame"
    Goodspeed's "Mame" has got its Vera. Broadway veteran Judith Blazer will portray the acid-tongued Vera Charles in the Jerry Herman musical which plays at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Previews start April 20 with the opening set for May...
  • George Hamilton back in the spotlight for 'La Cage' at Hippodrome

    George Hamilton back in the spotlight for 'La Cage' at Hippodrome
    George Hamilton just wants a cup of coffee, that's all. But a small obstacle confounds the handsome, supernaturally tanned actor in his Tulsa, Okla., hotel room — the coffee maker. "This is a whole new experience for me," he says by phone. "I'm...
  • Review: A propulsive 'La Cage' at the Hippodrome

    Review: A propulsive 'La Cage' at the Hippodrome
    There's a restaurant scene partway through Act 2 of "La Cage aux Folles" that spotlights Christopher Sieber, playing Albin, the reigning drag queen of Saint-Tropez in the propulsive and entertaining production at the Hippodrome this week. Albin, decked...
  • "Mame," "Carousel" to Get Revivals at Goodspeed Opera House

    "Mame," "Carousel" to Get Revivals at Goodspeed Opera House
    In what is sure to ignite the theater chat rooms with casting speculation, Goodspeed Musicals announced that it will open its 2012 season with a production of "Mame," which will run April 22 to July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Composer...