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  • Live 'Fantasia,' coming to Easton: Classical music meets Disney magic

    About 75 years ago, a wizard's mischievous apprentice donned his master's magic hat and created all sorts of chaos, at the same time introducing an entire generation to the magical world of classical music. On Nov. 13, 1940, the Disney animated film...
  • Rob Owen: 'Galavant' sings then stumbles

    Give ABC credit for trying something different with "Galavant" (8 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday), a medieval musical comedy from writer Dan Fogelman, who previously wrote the screenplay for Pixar-Disney's "Cars" and executive produced the polarizing ABC comedy...
  • 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...
  • Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

    For the second year in a row, Disney's "The Lion King" has emerged as Broadway's undisputed monarch, beating out perennial rival "Wicked" for the No. 1 box-office spot for 2014. Disney Theatrical also saw success with "Aladdin," which opened in March...
  • Singer, pianist team for jazz concert

    Singer, pianist team for jazz concert
    Singer Janis Siegel teams with jazz pianist Shelly Berg for an evening of jazzy Broadway standards from the Great American Songbook Jan. 14 at Broward Center. "I have looked forward to working with Janis (Siegel) for so many years in concert. We will...
  • Broadway ends 2014 with a 13 percent jump in attendance figures and record receipts

    Broadway ended 2014 with a bang — a big New Year's Eve holiday capping off the highest grossing calendar year in history. According to the Broadway League, the total gross was $1.362 billion and total attendance was 13.13 million for the year...
  • Sting's 'The Last Ship' to close

    "The Last Ship," the Broadway musical composed by (and based on the life of) Sting, is to close on Jan. 24, the show's producers announced Tuesday morning. That date marks the end of Sting's run as an actor in the show. The rock star had joined the cast...
  • Sting musical 'The Last Ship' on Broadway closing due to weak ticket sales

    Not even Sting himself could save his own Broadway musical "The Last Ship" from going down. The English pop star, who wrote the music for this passion project, had recently joined the cast of the gritty musical at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York in a...
  • Record-breaking 'Into the Woods' is a surprise hit

    "Into the Woods" has fast become a record-breaking, box-office hit musical with three Golden Globe nominations, a hot-selling soundtrack and kudos from audiences, critics and even fans of the original Broadway show. For a popular but complicated Stephen...
  • Changes don't hurt 'Into the Woods' at box office

    My favorite anecdote about "Into the Woods" comes from a Facebook friend. She was watching the re-invented stories of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and other fairy-tale folk play out in a movie theater in Altamonte Springs. When the show ended,...
  • The 'Folles' in our stars

    The 'Folles' in our stars
    Just as the same-sex marriage ban in Florida ends, the run of "La Cage aux Folles" at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre begins. The musical centers on a long-term gay relationship, and the Wick production features Lee Roy Reams and Walter Charles, both of...