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  • Coral Springs theater stages Jerry Herman musical revue

    Coral Springs theater stages Jerry Herman musical revue
    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...
  • 'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload

    'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload
    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...
  • Klea Blackhurst To Star In Goodspeed's "Hello, Dolly!"

    Klea Blackhurst To Star In Goodspeed's "Hello, Dolly!"
    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...
  • '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....
  • 'Lion King,' 'Les Miz' highlight next Broadway season in Orlando

     'Lion King,' 'Les Miz' highlight next Broadway season in Orlando
    "The Lion King" will come roaring back to Orlando in April 2012 for a monthlong engagement. The Florida Theatrical Association's next touring Broadway season also includes these treats: The restaging of "Les Miserables" to celebrate the musical's 25th...
  • Bill T. Jones, McCartney, Oprah and others take a bow at Kennedy Center Honors

    The man who wrote and sang the most recorded song in history. Another who created songs people hum while leaving Broadway theaters. The woman whose talk show became TV's most influential. Paul McCartney, Jerry Herman and Oprah Winfrey join country...
  • Laughing at disaster

     Laughing at disaster
    The cast of Laguna's No Square Theatre was rehearsing for Jerry Herman's 1966 Broadway musical, "Mame," when the town was suddenly engulfed in water and mud in the torrential December storms. "We decided that the town doesn't need 'Mame' right now,"...
  • 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...
  • "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...
  • 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...