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  • READER SUBMITTED: Dallas Brass Concert At Simsbury High

    On Friday, April 25 at 7pm, the internationally acclaimed Dallas Brass will be performing at the Simsbury High School auditorium. The Dallas Brass is dedicated to working with young musicians, and inviting students to join them in concert for a...
  • Michael Mayer Moves From 'Hedwig' to Superheroes at Off Broadway's Vineyard Theater

    A new superhero musical directed and co-written by Michael Mayer, the Tony-winning "Spring Awakening" helmer now directing Neil Patrick Harris on Broadway in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," and a new play by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins are on the 2014-15 slate at...
  • Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine

    Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine
    Wonderfully animated and well-voiced, "Rio 2" is nevertheless too much. Too much plot, too many issues, too many characters. But not too much music. Yes, the musical numbers reach saturation levels, but the Latin-influenced jamming and singing are...
  • 'Ghost the Musical' leaves mixed impression at the Hippodrome

    'Ghost the Musical' leaves mixed impression at the Hippodrome
    Psychic powers are not required to detect the problems with "Ghost the Musical," which haunts the Hippodrome this week as part of a national tour.  For a start, it's over-produced. It seems the creators wanted to have it both ways, wanted it to be a...
  • Columbia College to give Jim Jacobs honorary degree

    Columbia College Chicago has announced that it will present theater artist Jim Jacobs with a 2014 honorary degree.  Jacobs is best known as the co-creator of “Grease,” the popular Broadway musical and film that had its world premiere in...
  • Hartford Stage's 'Somewhere' Is Charming But Underdeveloped

    Hartford Stage's 'Somewhere' Is Charming But Underdeveloped
    The show: "Somewhere" at Hartford Stage. What makes it special?: A play by Matthew Lopez, featuring his aunt, Tony Award-winning actress Priscilla Lopez. First impressions: The battle between dreams and reality is rich fodder for drama, made more...
  • Popular vocal troupe playing at Sands Bethlehem Event Center says it's found the right mix with Broadway hits show

    If it seems odd that a Australian contemporary classical singing group is on tour with a show of Broadway songs , well, The Ten Tenors understands. It's kind of different for them, too. But in a recent telephone call from Atlanta in preparation for a...
  • Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas

     Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — Telling friends that you're heading to Las Vegas for some Shakespeare is a bit like claiming you read Playboy for the interviews. Well, I did indeed head to Vegas last weekend to see "The Tempest," and I can guarantee that I was the...
  • Tom Malone and Blues Brotherhood: A Blues Brothers original

    With soulful sounds, swagger and Ray-Ban sunglasses, The Blues Brotherhood has been providing an authentic Blues Brothers experience in the Lehigh Valley and throughout the country for a decade. The nine-piece group — with a lively horn section...
  • 'Rio 2' piles it on and spoils the fun

    With "Rio 2,"the creators of "Rio" give us more of everything that their first film had in just the right doses.But if this sequel proves anything, it's that more is not always better. There are more stars in this birds-of-the-Amazon musical, with...
  • Family Time: 85 students perform Civic Theatre School's 'Annie Jr.'

    Everyone's favorite red-headed orphan and her lovable dog Sandy will take the Civic Theatre stage Thursday to Saturday when the students of Civic Theatre School present "Annie Jr." The show based on the comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" features a cast...