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  • Husband and wife (she's a Rollins grad) tour in 'Newsies,' coming to Orlando

     Husband and wife (she's a Rollins grad) tour in 'Newsies,' coming to Orlando
    When Steve Blanchard and Meredith Inglesby met in 2005, he was having serious trouble controlling his temper. She was more than a little flighty. Actually, those are descriptions of their characters in Disney's Broadway musical "Beauty and the Beast":...
  • What about the boy? In 'Tommy,' new insights into Pete Townshend

    What about the boy? In 'Tommy,' new insights into Pete Townshend
    When, in 1975, the movie director Ken Russell turned "Tommy," an album by The Who, into a film, catapulting the Pinball Wizard to further glory, he made one particularly notable change: He switched the period of the rock opera from the years following...
  • GOAT with Baggy Pants tackles an Elephant (Man)

    GOAT with Baggy Pants tackles an Elephant (Man)
    In 2014, it was a truly transitional year for the GOAT. The theater ensemble known as the Greater Orlando Actors Theatre started a trend that it plans to continue this year, one that its artistic director, Paul Castaneda, considers a celebration of...
  • 'Bent Broadway' bends gender

    'Bent Broadway' bends gender
    The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands. "I'm hearing pretty singing that's lacking testosterone," said director Joe Lauderdale, who sits on the Laguna Beach theater's...
  • 'Frog and Toad' musical coming to Northbrook

    Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. “I remember the books...
  • Review: 'The Who's Tommy' at Paramount Theatre

    Review: 'The Who's Tommy' at Paramount Theatre
    In the summer of 1968, Pete Townshend gave a lengthy interview to Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone about the future direction of The Who, Townshend's rock band. "We've been talking about doing an opera," he said. "We've been talking about doing, like, albums,...
  • 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...
  • Broadway Gears Up for Spring Shuffle as 'Pippin' Closes, 'It's Only a Play' Eyes a Move

    With the Broadway revival of "Pippin" joining the handful of shows throwing in the towel on or around Jan. 4 -- including musicals "Cinderella," "Once" and "Motown" -- Broadway has set the stage for the annual post-New Year's culling of its slate, setting...
  • Broadway's 'Wicked' returns to Chrysler Hall on Wednesday

    Broadway's "Wicked" plays Chrysler Hall for two weeks beginning Nov. 26. . Interview with producer Marc Platt. 12 inches. Nicholson/Mason. David Nicholson 757-234-9462/Felicia Mason 757-570-3217 Estimated length. 12 inches. Art: Handout photo of...
  • 'First Wives Club' Musical Casts Its Three Divorcees

    Tony winner Faith Prince will star in the musical version of "First Wives Club" in Chicago this spring alongside Christine Sherrill and Carmen Cusack, with the trio playing parts created in the film by Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton. The...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Nov. 7-13

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Nov. 7-13
     Saturday | "Women at War": Megan Carney's world-premiere play consists of interviews with women who've served in the U.S. military. Through Dec. 6 at Rivendell Theatre, 5779. N. Ridge Ave.; 773-334-7728 or rivendelltheatre.org Sunday | "Mud, River,...