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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • "Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center

    "Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center
    It’s a jungle in there. At least, that’s the hope of “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy,” coming to Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts July 22-27. Pompano Beach-based Cirque Dreams opened the show of...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Propels 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' to a Profit

    Powered by a Tony-winning performance from Neil Patrick Harris, Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" has recouped its $5 million capitalization costs in about 15 weeks, according to the show's producers. "Hedwig," which saw Harris shed the...
  • MTC, Ars Nova Partnership Premieres First New Stage Production

    The partnership between big-league Gotham nonprofit Manhattan Theater Club and scrappy new-work developer Ars Nova will yield its first full production with "By the Water," a new play by Sharyn Rothstein (pictured above) that bows this fall at City...
  • 'Cats' to be revived in London, and maybe made into movie too

    In John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation," an urbane New York society lady is called out for having once dismissed the musical "Cats" as being an "all-time low in a lifetime of theatergoing." Her distaste for the popular Andrew Lloyd Webber production...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • Broadway KO's 'Rocky' Musical

    Underdog contender "Rocky" couldn't triumph over Broadway, where soft sales have led producers to post an Aug. 17 closing notice for the big-budget musical based on the Oscar-winning film. The early closing, capping the run at just six months, dashes the...
  • Theater review: 'Spamalot' at 'Berg is one wild, crazy ride

    "Spamalot" at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre is unabashedly crazy fun and perfectly captures the absurdist and often downright silly humor of British comedy group Monty Python. The story is nominally about King Arthur and the knights going on a quest...
  • Honorary street is latest trick up late Chicago magic man's sleeve

    Honorary street is latest trick up late Chicago magic man's sleeve
    A few noteworthy facts about Jay Marshall, whose name is about to go on an honorary Chicago street sign: He appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" 14 times. His sidekick was a belching glove puppet named Lefty. He was featured in a 1940s Broadway...
  • Holler If Ya Wanna Buy Eric Gold's Beach House

    Eric Gold -- Ellen DeGeneres' former manager and one of the producers of "Holler if Ya Hear Me," the much-ballyhooed Broadway musical based on the life of Tupac Shakur -- shelled out $9 million in 2009 for a 1960s Buff & Hensman-designed beachfront...
  • Broward Calendar: Arts Issue 2014

    Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Lyrics Lab: Poetry Beats and Soul Bailey Contemporary Arts Bring your latest rhymes, poems, songs, lyrics and beats and share in the intimate space hosted by Ian Caven. Artists will be accompanied by live music with Doug Carter...