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  • 'Finding Neverland' Musical Finds Its Broadway Theater

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Harvey Weinstein-produced musical "Finding Neverland" has found its Broadway home, nabbing the Lunt-Fontanne Theater for an April opening. The tuner, which got an unusual showcase on the 2014 Tony telecast before it had...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'The World of Extreme Happiness'

    The title of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's fascinating, flawed play about massive social change in China, "The World of Extreme Happiness," is almost beyond ironic. Nobody in this work, premiering at the Goodman Theater in Chicago in a co-production with...
  • Broadway-hopeful musical 'Waterfall' to run at Pasadena Playhouse

    Broadway-hopeful musical 'Waterfall' to run at Pasadena Playhouse
    "Waterfall," a new musical from writer Richard Maltby Jr. and Oscar-winning composer David Shire, will have its U.S. premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in June before transferring to Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in the fall of 2015, organizers announced...
  • Harvey Weinstein sets April opening for Broadway's 'Finding Neverland'

    Harvey Weinstein sets April opening for Broadway's 'Finding Neverland'
    Following months of speculation, Harvey Weinstein is set to officially open his long-gestating musical "Finding Neverland" on Broadway in April. The opening date for "Finding Neverland" has been scheduled for April 8 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The...
  • Perry Farrell's big ideas for 'immersive entertainment'

    Perry Farrell's big ideas for 'immersive entertainment'
    This year in particular should be a time of reflection for Perry Farrell, and yet the lead singer of Jane's Addiction can only seem to think ahead. In late August, “Nothing's Shocking” — the Los Angeles quartet’s first studio...
  • In Stanford linguistics study, the accent is on how Californians speak

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Like many Californians, architect Ron Vrilakas insists he doesn't have an accent. "Of course not," said Vrilakas, 51, a Sacramento native. "Nobody thinks they have an accent. I don't. Anybody who speaks differently than I do is the one...
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • Broadway nostalgia packs theater

    There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation. Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about...
  • Broadway's 'The Lion King' Becomes Top Grossing Title of All Time

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "The Lion King" has claimed a new crown: Top box office title in any medium. The Associated Press did the math and discovered the 17-year-old stage musical, which on Broadway has undergone an extraordinary spurt of B....
  • REVIEW: 'A Kurt Weill Cabaret' by Theo Ubique Cabaret ★★★½

     REVIEW: 'A Kurt Weill Cabaret' by Theo Ubique Cabaret ★★★½
    The distance between Berlin and Broadway is about 4,000 miles. The distance between the onlookers and the performers in Theo Ubique's "A Kurt Weill Cabaret" can be as close as 4 inches. Yet the great achievement of this very fine show is that director...