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  • Digging deeply into our musical roots

    Digging deeply into our musical roots
    What is American music? It's earthy and real, down-home and straight-ahead, by turns gutsy and gentle and simple as a gospel song or complex as a jazz fiddler's solo. A thousand different beats and tones make up music in this polyglot country of ours,...
  • ABOUT BEHIND THE CURTAIN

    "Behind the Curtain" is a blog that gives theater and arts folks an insider's look at the cultural scene in Connecticut -- and beyond. Driven by a vast number of inside sources and the knowledge that sometimes the most exciting dramas happen off stage,...
  • Sutton Foster gives a scarred performance as 'Violet'

    Sutton Foster gives a scarred performance as 'Violet'
    A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
  • Workers discover part of L.A.'s first municipal water system

    Workers discover part of L.A.'s first municipal water system
    Workers excavating the site of a $100-million Chinatown development have discovered a 100-foot section of Los Angeles' first municipal water system, an ancient maze of brick and wooden pipes and conduits that once fed the city. The 4-foot-diameter brick...
  • L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more

    L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more
    Baryshnikov does Chekov in "Man in a Case" at the Broad Stage. Plus, a Pulitzer Prize winner: D.L. Colburn’s “The Gin Game” at Little Fish Theatre. Dr. Keeling’s Curve Mike Farrell portrays the scientist who first sounded the...
  • Daniel Radcliffe gets raves for 'Cripple of Inishmaan' on Broadway

    Daniel Radcliffe returned to Broadway on Sunday with the official opening of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan" at the Cort Theatre in New York. The drama is the third Broadway outing for Radcliffe, who performed in the play last year in a...
  • 'Fiddler' at Neuqua Valley features live music

    'Fiddler' at Neuqua Valley features live music
    Neuqua Valley High School students are reaching new heights this weekend with their production of the 1964 classic musical "Fiddler on the Roof." "Our production has a variety of talented students, from ambitious freshmen to seasoned seniors," said...
  • Review: Paul Robeson's roots examined in 'Tallest Tree in the Forest'

    Review: Paul Robeson's roots examined in 'Tallest Tree in the Forest'
    Multi-hyphenated celebrities are all the rage these days, but none can match the gravitas of Paul Robeson. Singer, classical actor and civil rights activist, Robeson (1898-1976) had given up a career in law to pursue the stage after distinguishing...
  • 'The Book Of Mormon' Scores Top Honors at D.C.'s Helen Hayes Awards

    A touring production of Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" and local revivals of "Hello Dolly!" and "Glengarry Glen Ross" were each multiple winners April 21 at the Helen Hayes Awards, the D.C. area's annual theater kudofest. "Dolly," a co-production of...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...
  • Broadway Review: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Starring Neil Patrick Harris

    The screaming starts when a bespangled Neil Patrick Harris parachutes onstage in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and doesn't stop until he's back in his dressing room. That's the kind of rock-star performance he gives in this spectacular revival -- helmed...