| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Oscar-winning songwriters of the Disney animated movie "Frozen" will debut a new stage musical at the La Jolla Playhouse next season. "Up Here," with songs by husband-and-wife team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, is scheduled to open sometime...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:29 PM
In the end, some of the biggest names in pop music couldn’t topple a Disney princess. “Let It Go” from Walt Disney Pictures’ animated musical “Frozen” took the Oscar for original song, besting offerings from U2,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
John Cleese is on the phone from London, frightfully apologetic for being late for an interview. "My wife and I flew back from a little holiday today. We had a little problem with one of our bags."
Cleese, 73, who came to fame along with Graham Chapman,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Composer Robert Lopez was surfing YouTube recently when he came across a video of a music box playing "Let It Go," a stirring, radio-friendly empowerment anthem that he and his wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, wrote for the upcoming Walt Disney Animation...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
For someone who made his name with ribald musical comedies like "The Book of Mormon" and "Avenue Q," Robert Lopez would have seemed like the last choice on Earth to write the songs for a Disney animated movie. But his work on "Frozen" has been a popular...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:25 PM
BIG FISH THE MUSICAL at St. Luke's United Methodist Church
Book by JOHN AUGUST
Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA
Based on the novel by DANIEL WALLACE and the
Columbia Motion Picture written by JOHN AUGUST
| Mar 4, 2014
Join everyone’s favorite “bear of very little brain” when Pennsylvania Youth Theatre students put on a musical version of “Winnie the Pooh” at the Ice House, 56 River St. in Bethlehem Visit the Hundred Acre Woods, where...
| Mar 11, 2014
Everyone knows Winnie the Pooh, that lovable bear, and Pennsylvania Youth Theatre’s production will warm the hearts of fans of A.A. Milne’s familiar characters from The Hundred Acre Woods. This musical version of Winnie the Pooh is more like a...
| Dec 15, 2011
Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
I still don’t know what a Pooh is, or how Winnie the Pooh sustains on only honey. Yet the beloved (and illiterate) stuffed bear is back with all of his pals (Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin, and other names you remember now,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:19 PM
It's not a huge leap to imagine Craig Ferguson exclaiming, "Ooh la la!"
CBS' boisterous late-late-night host got a chance to do that in the most appropriate place in June, when he took his Peabody Award-winning "Late Late Show" to Paris to record a...