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  • 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...
  • What's opening in theaters next week

    Opening Thursday Big Eyes (PG-13):Tim Burton gets serious with this drama recounting the life of the acclaimed 1950s painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) and the ensuing battles with her husband (Christoph Waltz), who started taking credit for her work....
  • 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...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Seven complaints about its 2015 selections

    Congratulations to the new herd of musicians just named as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Minus the context, all have proved themselves notable enough to be part of a trending topic for a few days per year, as well as serving as pawns in a...
  • 'Annie,' 'Into the Woods,' 'Get On Up' Grab Music Supervisor Noms

    For its fifth annual awards, taking place Jan. 21 at Mack Sennett Studios in Hollywood, the Guild of Music Supervisors made ample display of its practitioners' range in announcing its nominations. The field encompasses supervisors behind hit Broadway...
  • 'School of Rock' Will Rock Broadway with Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical "School of Rock" will premiere on Broadway next year, with the adaptation of Richard Linklater's 2003 Paramount film opening in December at the Winter Garden Theater. The new show, which gets Lloyd Webber back to the...
  • 'Annie' is stuck in the middle

    'Annie' is stuck in the middle
    2 stars (out of four) In the 1982 big-screen version of the 1977 Broadway musical “Annie,” the titular orphaned redhead was an annoying little sprite. I get that she’s meant to be a beacon of Depression-era optimism, but at what point...
  • Sing along with 'Fiddler on the Roof' on Christmas Eve

    Sing along with 'Fiddler on the Roof' on Christmas Eve
    Talk about tradition. For the seventh year running, the Laemmle theater chain will present its annual Christmas Eve "Fiddler on the Roof" sing-along, so successful that it's now a fixture at no less than six theaters. Director Norman Jewison turned the...
  • 'The Newsroom' series finale has critical role for Martin guitar

    'The Newsroom' series finale has critical role for Martin guitar
    HBO’s critically acclaimed drama series “The Newsroom,” which for three seasons chronicled the behind-the-scenes operations and decisions of the fictional Atlantis Cable News television network and won lead actor Jeff Daniels an Emmy,...