| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The busy afterlife of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Victor Hugo's 1831 doorstop novel about a church bell ringer with severe chiropractic difficulties, continues with a musical adaptation that's notable for being the first stage collaboration between two titans of the American theater, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Stephen Schwartz.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:02 PM
To open Live Arts Maryland's season of "Broadway in Annapolis Pops" this month, J. Ernest Green led the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra with Grammy-nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker as soloist in "Movie Magic and More."
Often lauded for his...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Unified Pictures has tapped John Stevenson ("Kung Fu Panda") to direct its CG-animated feature inspired by "Noah's Ark," slated for completion in 2016.
The animated comedy adventure tells the story from the point of view of the animals and follows an...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films.
For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead.
Or, at least, nonexistent.
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube.
The boom in popular songs from...