| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A juggernaut entertainment since its 1985 premiere, “Les Misérables” has undergone many incarnations, including the controversial 25th anniversary production that pitted original director Trevor Nunn against producer Cameron Mackintosh, and...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:52 PM
"Crossbones" (NBC, Fridays), "Friday Night Spotlight: Pirate Pictures" (TCM, Fridays in June). Pirates! Their parrots, their peg legs, their eye patches; their planks for walking, their X'ed spot-markings; their swashbuckling ways and way of talking;...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:40 PM
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” starring Neil Patrick Harris was named best revival of a musical at the 68th Tony Awards presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall.
Emmy Award winner Harris powered each performance as Hedwig, a glamorous...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In the 12th annual Freddy Awards ceremony held recently State Theatre in Easton, Freedom School’s “Crazy For You” was the big winner of the night and especially Freedom leading man Daniel Youngelman, who won a special MVP award for...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:20 PM
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" won top honors at the Tony Awards on Sunday, taking home the prize for best musical.
The award for revival of a musical went to "Hedwig and the Angy Inch," with stars Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall also...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
| May 12, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Marrying pop quartet Il Divo with musical theater was an idea made in over-the-top heaven. Musical theater, of course, is a genre that wears its heart on its sleeve. And the four gents of Il Divo never met a song they couldn't sing the subtlety out of....
| May 14, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The original musical "Seasons" wears its heart on its sleeve and mostly winningly so. At one performance, grown men were reaching for tissues at its finale — the tissues, by the way, considerately provided with the program.
Elaine Pechacek and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Ever since Central Floridian Davis Gaines announced during his cabaret series at The Abbey that he would be playing Javert in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables," I've been wondering who would play Jean Valjean.
The Shakes announced this...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
You certainly can't knock Hugh Jackman for trying.
In his fourth time as host of the Tony Awards, the bearded actor pulled out all the stops Sunday night —hopping, singing, dancing and even rapping on stage.
Jackman kicked off the evening by...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Asia Argento is at Cannes with "Misunderstood," the third feature directed by the Italian multi-hyphenate, and one of two works by women directors representing Italy in the fest's official selection. The film screens today, May 22, in Un Certain Regard....