| Jan 12, 2014
Exit, Mr. Goodspeed
It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Jan 29, 2015
Adam Pascal has neatly balanced his rock-singer past with his Broadway musical stardom. The star of the original productions of "Rent" and "Aida" and the final casts of the 1998 revival of "Cabaret" and the R&B musical "Memphis" has released three solo...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:40 AM
After languishing for decades on old jukeboxes, wedding-DJ playlists and your mom's favorite radio stations, the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — think "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),"...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Two years ago, William Shatner made his long-awaited return to Broadway in his one-man show "Shatner's World: We Just Live in It." This fall, fellow "Star Trek" veteran George Takei will boldly go to Broadway in the musical "Allegiance," which is set to...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:08 AM
If we're lucky, at some point during Cheyenne Jackson's performance in Fort Lauderdale on Valentine's Day, the Tony Award-winning former "30 Rock" star will slide into the heartache of "A Case of You," a smoldering torch from Joni Mitchell's iconic "Blue"...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Fox has picked up freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" for next season and renewed "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a third season.
"Empire" has connected with young adults in two telecasts on Wednesdays after "American Idol." "Gotham," the Batman prequel, won...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
F.B.I Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. That is a reality residents of the nation's...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:03 PM
“Enter Laughing,” Carl Reiner’s semi-autobiographical 1958 novel, has had nearly as varied a career as its author. Playwright Joseph Stein (“Fiddler on the Roof”) turned it into a Broadway play (1963), a film (1967), a...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 11:13 AM
Brian McKnight, the R&B star whose 20-year career has seen him sell 10 million albums, have 25 Top 40 songs and 16 Grammy Award nominations, will perform May 9 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue has announced.
The show was announced Friday at...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Early in “First Date,” the savvily titled but thoroughly predictable Broadway musical from 2013, one of the primo datees, the cute-but-snarky Casey, she of the red dress and the wrist tattoo, decides to torture the disappointingly nebbish...