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  • 'Kinky Boots' creators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein kick back

     'Kinky Boots' creators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein kick back
    Cyndi Lauper knows what she wants: good lighting. Harvey Fierstein knows what he wants too: "Whatever she wants," he said with a laugh. The two were hamming it up for a photo shoot at the Orpheum Theatre, where their hit Broadway musical "Kinky Boots"...
  • Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert

    Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert
    More than 1,500 spectators turned out Saturday to watch Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow perform the first concert in the Seneff Arts Plaza at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. "What a great night to be in Orlando,...
  • Martin Short, back on Broadway in January

    "I CAN'T believe Mother did this eight times!" So said Cheryl Crane, daughter of the late movie queen Lana Turner, on the day of Cheryl's own (first) wedding. After 40 years together, Cheryl and her partner, "Josh" LeRoy, tied the knot last week....
  • Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater

    Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater
    Hartford Stage’s associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own. Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in the...
  • 'School of Rock' musical opening on Broadway in 2015

    'School of Rock' musical opening on Broadway in 2015
    Richard Linklater's 2003 crowd pleaser "School of Rock" will become a Broadway musical when the world-premiere production opens at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on Dec. 6, 2015, producers announced on Thursday. The very American story of a...
  • In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself

    In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself
    "Birdman," the latest movie from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, is generating significant awards buzz for its comeback leading man, Michael Keaton,  and a supporting cast that includes Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts. One of...
  • Orlando's Denee Benton stars in 'Book of Mormon' tour

     Orlando's Denee Benton stars in 'Book of Mormon' tour
    Denee Benton is coming home for the holidays. But the Central Floridian, who graduated in 2010 from Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, won't be flopping on the couch like many recent college graduates. She'll be starring nightly in "The Book...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah
    Nearly 70 years ago, a music teacher filling in for his wife’s second-grade class asked the children what they wanted for Christmas. When hearing the sibilant sounds erupting all over the room, it inspired the man, Donald Yetter Gardner, to compose...
  • For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

    For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times
    In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you. Sure, factual...
  • REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre
    Ugly, groggy-eyed and not unlike a low-rent Tony Soprano, I headed to my stoop for my Sunday Tribune. My early-morning eyes landed on an envelope for my very loyal carrier's holiday tip. Excellent timing, Andre! I had the Newsies ringing in my ears. All...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world

    'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world
    Can you hear the hair? On billboards and bus ads across Los Angeles, the curly locks of Gustavo Dudamel often seem to be in motion as the conductor strikes a pose of musical ecstasy. In "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the...