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  • Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All

    Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All
    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...
  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    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,...
  • 'Groundhog Day' to be relived (and relived) as Broadway musical

    'Groundhog Day' to be relived (and relived) as Broadway musical
    Punxsutawney Phil will look for his shadow on Broadway starting in 2017. "Groundhog Day," the popular Bill Murray movie from 1993, will become a Broadway stage musical set to open in early 2017, producers have announced. The production will be...
  • R&B hitmaker Brian McKnight to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    R&B hitmaker Brian McKnight to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    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...
  • Louis Jourdan, dashing Frenchman who co-starred in 'Gigi,' dies at 93

     Louis Jourdan, dashing Frenchman who co-starred in 'Gigi,' dies at 93
    Movie director Vincente Minnelli and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner were far along in planning the 1958 musical "Gigi" without casting the role of Gaston, the worldly playboy who falls in love with the title character. Finally, they met with dashing French...
  • REVIEW: 'First Date' at the Royal George Cabaret

     REVIEW: 'First Date' at the Royal George Cabaret
    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...
  • Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'

    Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'
    Hayden Milanes loved baseball as a kid. He's in the major leagues now, but not for swinging a bat. His vocal pipes have been his ticket to fame as a lead in the touring company of "Jersey Boys." The Broadway musical, based on the story of the pop...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19
    FRIDAY | "Samsara": An American couple are expecting a baby via a surrogate from India in Lauren Yee's new play. Through March 8 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 or victorygardens.org SUNDAY |  "Marie Antoinette":...
  • 'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound

     'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound
    "The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
  • John O'Hurley to head cast of 'Chicago' at the Hippodrome in March

    John O'Hurley to head cast of 'Chicago' at the Hippodrome in March
    The national touring production of the hit musical "Chicago" heading to the Hippodrome Theatre in March will feature John O'Hurley -- a.k.a. J. Peterman on "Seinfeld" -- as the sneaky lawyer Billy Flynn. O'Hurley, known for appearances on "Dancing...
  • Edward Norton on 'Budapest,' 'Birdman' and final bows

    Edward Norton on 'Budapest,' 'Birdman' and final bows
    In "The Grand Budapest Hotel," Wes Anderson's candy-bright fable of decades in the life of the title European edifice, he's Inspector Henckels, a late-1930s police officer and a gentleman, a bright flash of civility before a dark era. The film received...