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  • 'Annie' trailer: Musical bets bottom dollar on Quvenzhane Wallis

    'Annie' trailer: Musical bets bottom dollar on Quvenzhane Wallis
    Quvenzhane Wallis, the Oscar-nominated star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," gets a new lease on a hard-knock life in the first trailer for "Annie," an upcoming remake of the beloved stage and screen musical. Directed by Will Gluck ("Easy A") and...
  • Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday

    Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday
    The ante is upped measurably for the latest all-star benefit show staged by the Wild Honey Foundation: a varied assemblage of singers and musicians, mostly Los Angeles-based, who will perform two of the Beatles’ most highly regarded albums, “...
  • Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern

    Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern
    Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music. Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...
  • 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...
  • 'Unorganized Crime' a quirky mob-family melodrama

    'Unorganized Crime' a quirky mob-family melodrama
    For anybody still suffering from “Sopranos” withdrawal after all these years, Kenny D’Aquila’s “Unorganized Crime” at the Elephant Theatre is a good place to turn to for a quick mob-family-melodrama fix. The quirky,...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season
    After previously announcing "Les Miserables" would be the headliner of its upcoming season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced the rest of the shows planned for 2014-15. Among them: The classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" and two Shakespeare offerings,...
  • Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season

    Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season
    Tickets go on sale April 15 for the Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season of musical-theater productions. It's a schedule full of famed showbiz names: Ginger Rogers, Neil Simon, Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim to name just a few. Here's a look at...
  • Auditions scheduled for 'Spamalot'

    Auditions scheduled for 'Spamalot'
    Bolingbrook's Theatre on the Hill is inviting aspiring actors to audition for this summer's musical comedy, Monty Python's "Spamalot," on April 28 and April 29. Staff members are seeking a large cast of people 12 and older, according to a press release....
  • Teens perform to benefit resource center

    Teens perform to benefit resource center
    Teens will get the chance to perform everything from dance to poetry at Highland Park High School this weekend in honor of the late president of a teen-focused nonprofit resource center. Response, a program of Jewish Child and Family Services and...
  • 'Peanuts' a special stage for young actors

    'Peanuts' a special stage for young actors
    Happiness may be a warm puppy. Or two kinds of ice cream. Or climbing a tree. But for many young actors, it's getting the chance to be center stage. And this week, many budding performers will have that coveted opportunity in Kidz Kabaret's production...