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  • Honoree Kristin Chenoweth Not Attending Goodspeed Gala

    Honoree Kristin Chenoweth Not Attending Goodspeed Gala
    Kristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for Goodspeed Musicals. A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "Wicked,"...
  • "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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Theater review: Leslie Uggams in 'Uptown Downtown' at Pasadena Playhouse

     
    Eight musicians flank Leslie Uggams as she sings her way through "Uptown Downtown," an autobiography told in music, at the Pasadena Playhouse. But really, there are nine instrumentalists up there, because Uggams herself could be listed among the horns....
  • Monster Mash: Obama celebrates Kennedy Center Honors; 'Spider-Man' actress injured

     
    Executive presence: President Obama presided over the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, which recognized Broadway composer Jerry Herman, dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney and country singer Merle Haggard. (Los Angeles...
  • Oprah Winfrey conquers Washington at the Kennedy Center Honors

     
    Oprah Winfrey certainly gives us a lot to talk about -- thank you, Lady O. The talk queen announces her latest book selection on today's show at 4 p.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The choice is actually two books: "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations" by...
  • 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison gives a surprise concert after Kennedy Center Honors

     
    When the Kennedy Center Honors stormed Washington on Sunday night, the name everyone was talking about was honoree Oprah Winfrey. (She shared the award with Paul McCartney, dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, country singer Merle Haggard and...
  • Kennedy Center guest list: Angela Lansbury, Willie Nelson, Carol Channing, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, Steven Tyler

     
    The guest list for this year's Kennedy Center Honors is mighty impressive and features the greats of Hollywood, Broadway and Nashville. The event, which was staged Sunday in Washington, will air Dec. 28 on CBS. Early reports put the emphasis on Oprah...
  • ‘American Idol’: Steven Tyler electrifies Kennedy Center Honors

     
    "American Idol" gets a fine advertisement for its coming season from CBS: New judge Steven Tyler electrifies the Kennedy Center Honors. He delivers songs from the Beatles' "Abbey Road" so powerfully that honoree Paul McCartney looks wowed and the audience...
  • Kennedy Center telecast salutes Jerry Herman, Bill T. Jones

     
    Broadway lovers, don't forget to watch the Kennedy Center Honors from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday. Among the honorees: Choreographer Bill T. Jones and legendary composer Jerry Herman. Jones, who was the mastermind behind “Fela!” received a Tony Award...