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  • 'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' Score at London's Olivier Awards

    North London's 326-seat, not-for-profit Almeida Theater was the runaway winner at the 2014 Olivier Awards, along with the West End version of the Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon." The Almeida and Headlong co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play...
  • 'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' win at Olivier Awards in London

    'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' win at Olivier Awards in London
    The play "Chimerica" and the Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" were the big winners Sunday at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The annual awards — Britain's equivalent of the Tony Awards — were held at the Royal Opera House and...
  • ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre

    ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre
    On one side, you have “Chess,” a cult-fave-rave with music from ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and lyrics from Tim Rice being staged by Slow Burn Theatre, a talent magnet of a company based in Boca Raton. On the other side,...
  • ABBA Co-Founder Benny Andersson Takes "The Circle" Into Full-Speed

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- ABBA co-founder Benny Andersson and his son Ludvig Andersson are taking "The Circle," their supernatural youth fantasy film, into full-speed and are set to kick off production on March 31. Based on Mats Strandberg's best-selling...
  • This week's concerts: Last splashes, first blushes

    This week's concerts: Last splashes, first blushes
    Any Pixies fan still smarting over the abrupt departure of founding bassist Kim Deal from the band this summer can express their disappointment with her in person 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Grand Central in Miami. Or they can just shut up and enjoy...
  • 'Dancing Queen' on display: ABBA museum opens in Sweden

    'Dancing Queen' on display: ABBA museum opens in Sweden
    With no ABBA reunion in sight, patrons can take a chance on a new museum devoted to the 1970s Swedish pop super-group. Opening Tuesday in Stockholm, the museum will display band memorabilia, including star-shaped guitars, gold records, concert footage...
  • Monday, January 24, 2011

    5 a.m. Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles Where It's At by Beck Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon Under Pressure by Queen Paranoid Android by Radiohead Roxanne by The Police Billie Jean by Michael Jackson  6 a....
  • On Theater: Two enduring shows offer comfort viewing

    Stretching stories around a number of already established songs from a single source isn't a particularly new approach. Over 50 years ago, Hollywood produced the Oscar-winning "An American in Paris" with all-George Gershwin music and created an enduring...
  • The Jason Alexander era at Reprise Theatre Company

    The Jason Alexander era at Reprise Theatre Company
    "Once on This Island," a tale of love and redemption in the Caribbean, marks a new beginning for L.A.'s leading presenter of old musicals. "Island," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, is the first show of Reprise Theatre Company's first...
  • ABBA set reveals more than one-hit wonder

    Did ABBA ever make a bad record? For fans of the Swedish group's nearly two dozen U.S. hits, including ear candy like "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia," it's probably hard to imagine anything not being close to irresistible. Sure enough: a new, nine-disc...
  • Ah, that score! Theo Ubique Theatre is more than game for the power ballads of 'Chess'

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Chess" ★★★ Through April 25 by Theo Ubique at The No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 35 minutes; Tickets: $25-$30 at 800-595-4849 and www.theoubique.org Ah, “Chess.” ABBA meets the Cold War! Europop...