| 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...
| 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,...
| 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
| 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 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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Hearkening back to the short subjects that first brought A.A, Milne's beloved characters to the screen, this animated Disney feature puts Pooh and his Hundred Acre Wood friends in familiar-feeling situations ... which is absolutely fine in this case.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Maybe "New Girl" could have been made without Zooey Deschanel, but it's hard to imagine.
Virtually no other current performer so perfectly embodies the kooky, endearing quality required by the Fox sitcom that debuts Tuesday, Sept. 20.
"I would like to...
| 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,...