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  • Gloria Estefan Musical 'On Your Feet!' Sets Broadway Plans

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan musical "On Your Feet!" has locked in its Broadway timeline, with a Chicago tryout planned for next summer ahead of a November opening at Broadway's Marquis Theater. The production,...
  • Musical based on Gloria Estefan's life to open on Broadway in 2015

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A new musical based on the life of seven-time Grammy winning singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, a music, television and film producer, will debut on Broadway next year, producers of the show said on Monday. "On...
  • Jacobson stars as Fanny Brice in tribute show

    Jewish singer Melissa Jacobson teams with singers John Lariviere and Jon Zimmerman in the cabaret show "You Made Me Love You," a tribute to singers Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson now through Sept. 14 at The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. The show...
  • Tourism vs. Reality TV: Exploiting Pennsylvania's Amish

    By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 18 (Reuters) - They typically wear plain clothing with nothing as fancy as a button or a zipper, travel by horse-drawn buggy and shun modern conveniences like electricity. It's that Old World charm of the Amish that...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • REVIEW: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Light Opera Works ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Light Opera Works ★★★
    Sometimes I feel like I've talked to Tevye as many times as Tevye has talked to God. Such is the ubiquity of "Fiddler on the Roof," a musical that, in my small profession, is as constant a presence as a judge for a lawyer, a fire for a fireman or a pesky,...
  • 'Finding Fela!' uses musical bio as entry point to tell Fela Kuti story

    'Finding Fela!' uses musical bio as entry point to tell Fela Kuti story
    "Finding Fela!" is a hall-of-mirrors documentary that dissects the complex public persona of the late Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti though the lens of the 2009 Broadway musical biography "Fela!" Directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney, whose...
  • Lauren Bacall dies at 89: Screen legend found success on Broadway

    Lauren Bacall dies at 89: Screen legend found success on Broadway
    If Oscar gold eluded Lauren Bacall for decades -- she finally received an honorary statuette in 2010 -- the actress had better luck on Broadway, winning two Tony Awards for stage roles that traded on her Hollywood legend status. Bacall, who died Tuesday...
  • Richard Chamberlain Joins Off Broadway's Starry 'Sticks and Bones'

    Richard Chamberlain has signed on to the New Group's upcoming revival of David Rabe's "Sticks and Stones," the Vietnam-era tale already set to star Holly Hunter and Bill Pullman. He'll play the family priest in the story about parents (Hunter and...
  • Pre-Broadway Review: 'Finding Neverland'

    The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
  • 'Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus' coming to stage

    'Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus' coming to stage
    Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday that it has booked a touring production of "Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE." The one-man comedy show about gender-driven differences,  based on the best-selling 1992 book by John Gray, is to be performed...