| Aug 31, 2014
Shoppers at the Mall at Millenia in got a musical surprise Saturday afternoon when the cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" burst into song in the mall's rotunda.
In typical flash-mob style, there was an element of disguise. The cast...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Pine's Dinner Theatre has snagged the rights to "Life Could Be A Dream," the jukebox musical by Roger Bean that follows up his Off-Broadway hit "The Marvelous Wonderettes."
The new show is scheduled for an Off-Broadway debut this fall. The Allentown...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If anyone needs evidence that comics can tell any kind of story, adaptations of two Western literary classics by UDON should put the subject to rest.
UDON Entertainment (yes, named for the Japanese noodle) is a graphics studio that publishes mostly...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre.
"Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:23 PM
You might not be talented enough for the stage — but maybe your old furniture is.
Talent isn't actually a requirement for your broken-down bureau or tattered old table, but you're unwanted furniture could be in the limelight during Orlando...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Director Jim O'Hanlon's "A Hundred Streets" announced new cast members today, including Samantha Barks ("Les Miserables"), Ken Stott ("The Hobbit" series), Charlie Creed-Miles ("Wild Bill," "The Fifth Element"), Steve Mackintosh ("Luther," "Lock, Stock...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The late comedian and actor Robin Williams worked with several actors who have Lehigh Valley connections. And he drew 4,500 to a comedy show in 1986 at Lehigh University's Stabler Arena.
The Morning Call review of the Stabler show called him a "one-...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As the world mourns the unexpected death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams Monday, some of the people he worked with have connections to the Lehigh Valley, including to two of his final movies that have not yet been released.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Quantum physics and theoretical cosmology aren't generally the stuff of romance, but the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" could prove an exception.
As glimpsed in a new trailer, which you can watch above, the romantic drama stars...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A framed 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, made from a "Nicholas Nickleby" cast photo, hangs on the wall of Jim Helsinger's office. Artistic director of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Helsinger spearheaded the effort to bring the mammoth "Nickleby"...