| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In bygone days "extra, extra" is what newspaper hawkers used to shout to sell copies.
Now it's what the Walt Disney Co. is adding to its bottom line, with word that "Newsies, the Musical," about turn-of-the-20th century paperboys who go on strike, has...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Central Florida Community Arts' spring concert is a tribute to the music and memories of Disney. Titled "When You Wish…," the show will be staged this Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, at Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Harford Dance Theatre will perform The Little Mermaid in Harford Community College's Chesapeake Theater Thursday and Friday, May 16 and 17 at 7p.m., Saturday, May 18 at 3 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 19 at 1 and 4 p.m.
Based on the magical tale by Hans...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:16 PM
They're words that echo at the back of my consciousness, as deep as an embedded memory or a recessive gene:
It's a world of laughter, a world of tears
It's a world of hopes and a world of fears
That simple tune with dozens of children's voices...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Petoskey Middle School students have learned what it takes to work on a backstage theater crew thanks to a volunteer initiative known as the Middle School Theatre Apprentice Program. The program is in its sixth year and runs through a partnership...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Read me a story
Sheridan and Central elementary school students pitched in to put books into the hands of children across Emmet,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:36 PM
With its spring production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr.," the Children's Theatre of Annapolis has found an ideal vehicle to reach its goal of presenting shows highlighting young performers' talents.
This shortened version of the 2008 Broadway...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Pirate or royalty?
Maybe your kids are really adventurers at heart. They can take their pick at the brand-new LEGOLAND Hotel (http://www.legolandhotel.com) at LEGOLAND California Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., and your suite, complete with bunk beds and a...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Although "Disney Wishes," the new original stage show on the Disney Fantasy, has a specific tie to the "Wishes" fireworks at Magic Kingdom, the overall production is a broad, seafaring attempt to salute land-based theme-park experiences.