| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK — About two years ago, Alejandro G. Iñárritu was contemplating his next film when he found himself at a crossroads.
The Mexican-born director had gone from the upstart status of his early career, with such films as the kinetic "Amores...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:25 AM
About halfway through Second City's very moving and revealing collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago last week — you missed it, but I suspect it will be back — I found myself thinking about another fabulous show at the Broadway...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you.
After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Back in May, The Daily Disney staff decided that Cruella De Vil from the animated classic "101 Dalmatians" was the greatest Disney villain of all time.
Well according to a new music video cover of OneRepublic's hit "Counting Stars," it looks like we...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:21 AM
There are two sides to every story, and in Disney’s “Maleficent,” which comes out on DVD Nov. 4, the classic villain has the opportunity to relay her version of the fairytale “Sleeping Beauty.”
The PG-rated movie grossed...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The Allentown Band for 13 years has been performing concerts for students in schools. This year conductor Ronald Demkee decided to open its family concert to the public for the first time.
"Fabulous Fables!" will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
An Oct. 31 story in the Los Angeles Times by Tiffany Hsu, "A 'skills gap' is blamed for slow hiring," stated that California employers are seeking qualities that many candidates don't have.
Some of the missing qualities are English-language competency,...
| Sep 28, 2014
What makes a popular film a great musical?
For every successful "The Lion King," "Billy Elliot" and "A Little Night Music" there's a less memorable "Ghost," "Saturday Night Fever" and "Urban Cowboy."
"For me, it's never about the box office success of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Disney's "The Lion King" has claimed a new crown: Top box office title in any medium.
The Associated Press did the math and discovered the 17-year-old stage musical, which on Broadway has undergone an extraordinary spurt of B.O. growth in recent years,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.
The musical, which has been...
| 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...