Column | Sep 19, 2013 | 7:08 AM
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Column | Feb 19, 2004Long runs of two long-awaited shows - Baltimore's first engagement of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera and the Mid-Atlantic premiere of Disney's The Lion King - will highlight a musical-laden 2004-2005 subscription season at the Hippodrome Theatre. Four other large musicals are also part of the lineup, as well as Say Goodnight Gracie, a one-man show about George Burns, a performer who played the Hippodrome back in its vaudeville days.
Story | Jun 24, 2014 | 4:22 PM
Several of the original narrow, wooden seats in the balcony at Allentown’s Miller Symphony Hall have a curious feature: wire racks underneath for men to store their hats. That was convenient shortly after the turn of the 20th century, when...
Story | Nov 7, 2009 | 4:32 PM
Nov. 7, 1944: Gracie Allen performs her new work, âConcerto for Index Finger.â Some of Charles Laughtonâs recordings of the Bible are too hot to handle or at least they're too hot for Decca. Yes, you can find the record on EBay. At least the...
Story | Sep 15, 2010 | 4:33 PM
Sept. 15, 1941: Gracie Allen, pioneer. Typical of Miss Allen's resolute spirit is the campaign which she launched, following curtailment of Japanese silk imports, to persuade every Hollywood woman to buy a mulberry tree and a silk worm, Jimmie Fidler...