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  • Jackie Evancho puts the 'up' in 'runner-up

    Jackie Evancho puts the 'up' in 'runner-up
    Jackie Evancho was happy when she lost NBC's "America's Got Talent" in 2010, finishing runner-up to the Colorado singer Michael Grimm. It's a too-familiar experience for a 13-year-old who has come in second in more competitions than she cares to admit....
  • Robert Hilburn to discuss Johnny Cash at Laguna Playhouse

    Robert Hilburn to discuss Johnny Cash at Laguna Playhouse
    Fans of Johnny Cash -- and the jukebox musical based on his life -- will get a chance to hear from an expert who knew the late singer well and spent decades researching his career. Former Los Angeles Times pop-music critic and editor Robert Hilburn will...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King' Snatches the 2013 Crown from 'Wicked'

    In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked." Riding a remarkable...
  • 'Frozen' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 album chart

    'Frozen' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 album chart
    Score another one for Old Man Winter. A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart. The disc,...
  • The classic, Harvard-educated beagle 'Mr. Peabody' returns

    Decades before Dos Equis introduced the most interesting man in the world via a beer commercial, that title might have belonged to a dog — a debonair, bow tie-wearing, Harvard-educated cartoon beagle named Mr. Peabody. The star of "Peabody's...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • How and why actors' paychecks are shrinking on tour

    How and why actors' paychecks are shrinking on tour
    Last week in New York, a group of very angry actors expressed their feelings to their union, Actors' Equity, about the collapse of salaries for the performers who tour with Broadway shows to cities like Chicago. It is not hard to see why they were angry....
  • Oscar Nominations 2014: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' but no Pixar

    The Oscar nominees for animated feature this year reflect shifts in an art form that has become an increasingly crucial part of the movie business. There is the return of an industry giant, Walt Disney Animation Studios, which saw its blockbuster...
  • U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

    U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla
    The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S. That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Aladdin,' 'If/Then,' 'Beautiful' Hold Strong Ahead of Tony Hoopla

    As all of Broadway holds its breath for the impending Tony nominations, new titles including "Aladdin," "Beautiful" and "If/Then" have already attained strong sales momentum even before awards hype kicks in. Overall Broadway sales fell last week in the...
  • Lion King show to return in June at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Lion King show to return in June at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Festival of the Lion King show will return to Disney's Animal Kingdom in June, along with the debut of Harambe Nights, the park's first-ever ticketed special event. The show, which was put on hiatus on Jan. 5, is relocating into the land of Africa...