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  • '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...
  • Glastonbury Senior Center news

    GLASTONBURY – Glastonbury Senior Center, 300 Welles St., 860-652-7638. Events Blue Lobster Festival—Windsor, Saturday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. Leave RCC 12:30 p.m. Lunch. Approximate Return: 3 p.m. Cost of $22 includes Meal and transportation....
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • On Broadway, black Cinderella's glass slipper is only half full

    Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
  • Day Star Theatre Arts 2014-15 season

    Day Star Theatre Arts 2014-15 season
    A new theater company in town has announced its first season, which includes the short-lived Broadway musical "Parade." Although the show won 1999 Tony Awards for best book and best original score, it ran less than three months on Broadway. Day Star...
  • Discover the feminine side of Shakespeare

    A new show that will launch on a national tour after its run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, examines the feminine side of Shakespeare's plays from the doomed Juliet to the obsessed Lady Macbeth. "Women of Will," created by Tina Packer, explores...
  • Hit musical "Book of Mormon" opens in Philly

    "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 10-17: 'Elvis '68,' 'Bird Lives!' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 10-17: 'Elvis '68,' 'Bird Lives!' and more
    The King lives again in "Elvis '68" at Fullerton's Maverick Theater, and jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker is saluted in “Bird Lives!” at the Chromolume Theatre at the Attic. Plus, “Dreamgirls’ ” Jennifer Holliday and others...