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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • A mostly satisfying 'Wizard of Oz' at the Modell-Lyric

    A mostly satisfying 'Wizard of Oz' at the Modell-Lyric
    If you thought that no stage adaptation could ever match, let alone, surpass the 1939 cinematic gem "The Wizard of Oz," you'd be right. But if you thought there couldn't possibly be any point in checking out the recently fashioned version with Andrew...
  • DISC REVIEW: Stanley Schumacher's 'No Technique' a hypnotic, experimental journey

     
    "No Technique” is one 42-minute track performed by David Taylor on bass trombone. It is a series of buzzing drones that often remind you of the humming of a bee.It's on trombone player Stanley Schmacher's new CD....
  • Like/Dislike with Julia McLellan of 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Like/Dislike with Julia McLellan of 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Dorothy is clicking her heels into town. Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage adaptation of the film "The Wizard of Oz" comes to the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric today through June 1, and Julia McLellan will be front and center as the girl who...
  • 'Maleficent': How does the fairy-tale update stack up?

    Hollywood loves a good fairy tale, and it's easy to see why: The stories are time-tested and widely known, they're in the public domain, and the fantastical elements provide fodder for the eye-popping visuals that drive tent-pole movies these days. When...
  • Heavy Metal, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures to Adapt 'Rat Queens' (EXCLUSIVE)

    After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series. The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...
  • L.A. production company executives accused of defrauding investors

    Federal agents arrested the principals of a Los Angeles production company Thursday on charges that they defrauded investors in a 3-D film version of "The Wizard of Oz" and other projects of more than $22 million. In an indictment unsealed in U.S....
  • Horseshoe Casino setting up the slots

    Horseshoe Casino setting up the slots
    The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won't open until August, but the woman warrior's face on Sky Rider already glows alluringly on the second floor, offering the chance at "Silver Treasures." The slot machine stands among a sea of recent arrivals at the...
  • Peyton Reed to Direct 'Ant-Man'

    Peyton Reed is set to direct "Ant-Man," with Adam McKay contributing to the script, Marvel announced Saturday on their official website. The project has been at the center of directing rumors in recent weeks. In May, Edgar Wright dropped out of...
  • "Wizard of Oz" in Philly features winner of Candadian TV show

     
    Philadelphia will host the first stop in the region of the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new flashy adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” staring the winner of a "American Idol"-style show in Canada. Danielle Wade, who stars......
  • Hometown Fans Celebrate Careers of Lucille Ball, Judy Garland and Dean Martin

    Stars may head to Hollywood to make their careers, but their hometown fans don't have to travel far for the festivals that celebrate them. Regional fests are taking place throughout the country this summer to honor showbiz legends Lucille Ball, Judy...
  • Back to 'Oz' with extra tunes by Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Back to 'Oz' with extra tunes by Andrew Lloyd Webber
    The strange journey of Dorothy, courtesy of a tornado, from Kansas to Oz was so indelibly committed to celluloid in 1939 that it might seem unnecessary — even a little sacrilegious — to transform the MGM classic into a stage show. But...