| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The revue "Jerry's Girls" is supposed to be an ensemble piece celebrating the highly hummable tunes of the Great White Way composer Jerry Herman.
For the most part, the production at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs is exactly that. The cast of six...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend.
The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Klea Blackhurst, known for her musical tribute to Ethel Merman, stars in the upcoming revival of "Hello, Dolly!" at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The production, staged by Daniel Goldstein, runs June 28 to Sept. 8.
It will be the second...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:35 AM
"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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:55 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2012
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:43 AM
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...