| Feb 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John said she's always loved singing. She was in her first singing group by the tender age of 15.
"But I didn't know that I would be able to make a career of it. But I'm very grateful that I could," she said during a telephone interview...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
If such golden oldies as "Maniac," "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and, of course, "Flashdance… What a Feeling" still run through your head, there's a show heading to Baltimore ready to scoop you up in a wave of feel-good nostalgia.
Those songs played...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:04 PM
It's one of the most iconic movies in American cinema history, despite its running time of less than one minute.
In the film, four animated concession items — a candy bar, some popcorn, a box of candy and a soft drink — march up a movie...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"Legally Blonde: The Musical" proves to be an ideal production for Children's Theatre of Annapolis, following the troupe's promise to provide professional on-stage opportunities for young performers.
In its second main stage play of the 2012-2013 season,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:22 PM
As Mariah Carey and the Roots proved on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Tuesday night, very occasionally an original Christmas song can deliver as much cheer as one of the old standbys.
But most of the time? Not so much.
Take, for example, "I...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:49 AM
The Park Avenue Players, Laguna Beach High School's dramatic acting group, is performing "Grease" this weekend to kick off their 20th anniversary season.
Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets can be purchased...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans.
Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
James Franco and Anne Hathaway rehearse a number from Grease -- but will it be on the Oscars telecast?...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
• Bring back our own, original R-rated "Grease" (posted Jan. 08, 2009) • The original, R-rated "Grease" comes home to Chicago (posted March 21, 2010) Jim Jacobs, the co-creator of "Grease," and PJ Paparelli, the artistic director of American...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 4:32 AM
“The Original Grease,” currently in previews, opens May 1 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St. Tickets are $45-$50 at 773-409-4125 or www.atcweb.org TOURING THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD: Actors Kelly Wilson (as Sandy) and Adrian Aguilar...
| May 2, 2011
| 9:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "The Original Grease" ★★★½ Through June 26 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St.; Running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes; Tickets: $45-$50 at 773-409-4125 or atcweb.org “Grease” has been many things ...