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  • Theater review: 'The Rat Pack Lounge' from Winter Park Playhouse

    Theater review: 'The Rat Pack Lounge' from Winter Park Playhouse
    If you want tickets to Winter Park Playhouse's "The Rat Pack Lounge," go buy them right now. No, really, put down the newspaper and head for the phone or computer. Of course, it might already be too late. I say this because as of opening night on...
  • REVIEW: 'Constellations' on Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal

    REVIEW: 'Constellations' on Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal
    NEW YORK — "Before people had faith," remarks one of the two characters in Nick Payne's head-spinning new Broadway play "Constellations," "people's lives were their own." That's the kind of line that pulls you up short in the theater. First you...
  • Dolly Parton signs deal to develop movies about her life for NBC

    Still saving up for that trip to Dollywood? Not to worry. NBC will soon be bringing Dolly Parton to living rooms across the country.  On Friday, the network announced that it had signed a deal to develop a slate of TV movies "based on the songs, stories...
  • Theater Review: Hilarious hiccups in getting hitched, in musical, 'Honeymoon in Vegas'

    What's a girl to do when, just hours before her long-awaited marriage, some other guy tries to strong arm her into wedlock! Such is the slim dilemma driving the sassy, flashy new musical comedy, "Honeymoon in Vegas". High-powered energy comes from the...
  • Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

    For the second year in a row, Disney's "The Lion King" has emerged as Broadway's undisputed monarch, beating out perennial rival "Wicked" for the No. 1 box-office spot for 2014. Disney Theatrical also saw success with "Aladdin," which opened in March...
  • Singer, pianist team for jazz concert

    Singer, pianist team for jazz concert
    Singer Janis Siegel teams with jazz pianist Shelly Berg for an evening of jazzy Broadway standards from the Great American Songbook Jan. 14 at Broward Center. "I have looked forward to working with Janis (Siegel) for so many years in concert. We will...
  • Broadway ends 2014 with a 13 percent jump in attendance figures and record receipts

    Broadway ended 2014 with a bang — a big New Year's Eve holiday capping off the highest grossing calendar year in history. According to the Broadway League, the total gross was $1.362 billion and total attendance was 13.13 million for the year...
  • Sting's 'The Last Ship' to close

    "The Last Ship," the Broadway musical composed by (and based on the life of) Sting, is to close on Jan. 24, the show's producers announced Tuesday morning. That date marks the end of Sting's run as an actor in the show. The rock star had joined the cast...
  • Sting musical 'The Last Ship' on Broadway closing due to weak ticket sales

    Not even Sting himself could save his own Broadway musical "The Last Ship" from going down. The English pop star, who wrote the music for this passion project, had recently joined the cast of the gritty musical at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York in a...
  • Record-breaking 'Into the Woods' is a surprise hit

    "Into the Woods" has fast become a record-breaking, box-office hit musical with three Golden Globe nominations, a hot-selling soundtrack and kudos from audiences, critics and even fans of the original Broadway show. For a popular but complicated Stephen...
  • Changes don't hurt 'Into the Woods' at box office

    My favorite anecdote about "Into the Woods" comes from a Facebook friend. She was watching the re-invented stories of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and other fairy-tale folk play out in a movie theater in Altamonte Springs. When the show ended,...