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  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man Too' Parties Its Way to $1.8 Mil Thursday

    "Think Like a Man Too" got the party started on Thursday, racking up $1.8 million in evening shows. The Sony Pictures and Screen Gems film began playing at 7 p.m. in 1,825 locations. The sequel to 2012′s surprise hit adaptation of Steve Harvey's...
  • Tupac Shakur musical opens on Broadway to mediocre reviews

    "Holler if Ya Hear Me," known to many on Broadway simply as the Tupac Shakur musical, officially opened in New York at the Palace Theatre on Thursday as one of the first shows of the new Broadway season. The musical isn't a biography of the late rap...
  • Clint Eastwood Offers History Lesson as 'Jersey Boys' Closes L.A. Film Festival

    Clint Eastwood, in a slick red suit, opted for a bit of a history lesson from 50 years ago Thursday night as he introduced Warner Bros.' "Jersey Boys" as the final film of the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival. "I guess 'A Fistful Of Dollars' closed the...
  • Karaoke stars shine at Big Daddy's Roadhouse

    Karaoke stars shine at Big Daddy's Roadhouse
    When it comes to karaoke, Ellen Jewell admits she isn't hip. Today's pop songs take a backseat to what Jewell knows best: Broadway showtunes. Standing on stage at Big Daddy's Roadhouse in Audubon Park on Tuesday night, Jewell from Casselberry belted...
  • Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Ex-Husband and Songwriting Partner, Dead at 75

    Gerry Goffin, the lyricist whose work with songwriting partner (and wife at the time) Carole King yielded some of pop music's most enduring hits, has died of natural causes at his L.A. home. He was 75. Goffin's wife, Michelle, announced the death....
  • 'Jersey Boys' is old-school entertainment with surprising edge

    Because his movies often dance to a violent tune, it's easy to forget Clint Eastwood's passion for music. He directed "Bird" as well as "Honkytonk Man," and for the past decade he's also composed many of the scores for his films. But if you think music...
  • Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies; co-wrote hits for Aretha, Whitney, more

    Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies; co-wrote hits for Aretha, Whitney, more
    Even if you never knew Gerry Goffin’s name, you knew some of his work. The songwriter, who died Thursday in Los Angeles at age 75, helped bring into the world three-minute American song-pillars including “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural...
  • 'Jersey' is hot this season

    'Jersey' is hot this season
    As "Jersey Boys" prepares to return to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts next week, Terry Dwyer remembers the moment he got an endorsement from the most famous Jersey Boy of all. Ten years ago, the musical about the rise and tumultuous career of the...
  • Broadway Review: 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' With Songs by Tupac Shakur

    Here's the big question that should be on the minds of the producers of "Holler If Ya Hear Me": Now that we've built it, will they come? The quick answer: Maybe. Maybe not. Depends on the marketing campaign. That's the gamble investors took on this...
  • Film Review: 'Lady Maiko'

    Japan's rarefied geisha culture is kookily crossed with Broadway musicals in "Lady Maiko," Masayuki Suo's variation on "My Fair Lady." Gorgeously appointed and exuberantly choreographed, this crowded ensemble drama is a visual treat that, at well over two...
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'This Is Our Youth' Starring Michael Cera

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are the latest star actors to take a crack at Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth," the 1996 play that has always attracted notable talent thanks to the depth, pathos and wit of its portrait of adrift, privileged post-...