| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:21 PM
This is the last weekend for "Spamalot" at the Princess Theater in Sanford. The jokey musical takes the legendary tail of King Arthur's quest for the Holy Grail and spoofs it as only Monty Python can. (The show is based on the 1975 cult film "Monty Python...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:05 PM
It takes some daring on the part of a community theater to tackle a musical in which a character mockingly describes Broadway actors as "people who can sing and dance … often at the same time."
But the Moonlight Players have given their all in...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Don't let it be forgot,
At Toby's is a spot,
For happy ever-laughter-ing,
That is known as "Spamalot."
OK, that's spun outrageously from "Camelot" lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, but the current production of "Spamalot" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Whatever happened to class? Well, it's spread all over the stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where the hit musical "Chicago" is setting playgoers' hands and feet tapping once again.
Headlined by John O'Hurley as the flashy defense lawyer...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:17 AM
If any show could make the case that you can have fun with absolutely anything in the oft-painful run of human experience — AIDS, genocide, genital mutilation, poverty, religion, "The Lion King" — then that show is "The Book of Mormon," the...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:53 PM
In the real world, about 30 years separates the two stars of the current touring production of "La Cage Aux Folles," the first national outing, so to speak, of Terry Johnson's formidably distinctive 2010 Broadway revival, which originated at the...
| Jul 10, 2011
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 9:50 PM
A life-sized storybook unfolded on Tuesday night as "Shrek the Musical" opened in Orange County.
Everyone's favorite ogre appeared on the stage, bigger and greener than ever, but the stunning visual representation masked a lackluster composition.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Tonight's challenge: Simultaneously watch DWTS and the Ravens on Monday Night Football. Yikes! But challenge accepted.
The action in the ballroom was far more impressive than the action on the ballfield, so that's what we'll focus on here. Had...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
No need to bone up on the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith before attending "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre. Just know that this exceedingly naughty, though in the end disarmingly nice, show is devised by the minds behind "South Park" and that...