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Musical Theater

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  • New Study: Playing Music Improves Kids' Brain Development

    New Study: Playing Music Improves Kids' Brain Development
    No real surprise but affirming and important to hear. A new study by University of Vermont College of Medicine researchers shows that playing instruments helps "kids focus their attention, control their emotions and diminish their anxiety." Called...
  • Are Some Born With The Innate Ability To Carry A Tune?

    Are Some Born With The Innate Ability To Carry A Tune?
    The experts at Music Together say "no"....that everyone has the ability to learn to be musical. The early childhood music organization is trying to get this word out, in reaction to a survey it commissioned, conducted online by Harris Poll, that shows...
  • Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All

    Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All
    Exit, Mr. Goodspeed It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
  • Taj Mahal Continues His Mission Of Global Music

    Taj Mahal Continues His Mission Of Global Music
    It's hard to believe, but Taj Mahal has been around long enough to have a listing — squeezed between Mad River and Mamas and the Papas — in Lillian Roxon's seminal 1969 Rock Encyclopedia. Harder to believe that, every year, his name never...
  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • George Takei boldly going to Broadway with 'Allegiance'

    George Takei boldly going to Broadway with 'Allegiance'
    Two years ago, William Shatner made his long-awaited return to Broadway in his one-man show "Shatner's World: We Just Live in It." This fall, fellow "Star Trek" veteran George Takei will boldly go to Broadway in the musical "Allegiance," which is set to...
  • Get ready to party with Tony 'n' Tina in Bethlehem

    You've probably been to weddings that got a little crazy. But you've probably never been to a wedding quite like "Tony n' Tina's Wedding." "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" has the typical ceremony, dinner, cake-cutting, music and dancing. But in the...
  • Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith almost sweeps top awards

    Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith almost sweeps top awards
    The 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday became the night of Sam Smith, the freshman British singer-songwriter who took three of the four top awards, for record, song and new artist. The runaway success of Smith’s career in the span of barely eight months...
  • 'Disney's Newsies' delivers at the Arsht Center

    'Disney's Newsies' delivers at the Arsht Center
    The story in "Disney's Newsies" is familiar to many people because the musical-comedy is based on the 1992 movie, which became a cult favorite. The Tony Award-winning score in the Broadway show, through Feb. 8 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the...
  • 'Nice Work' Is A Lurching Gershwin Juke-Box Show

    'Nice Work' Is A Lurching Gershwin Juke-Box Show
    The show: "Nice Work If You Can Get It" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The non-Equity tour of the 2012 revamped version of George and Ira Gershwin's 1926 musical "Oh, Kay!" with additional tunes from the...
  • Grammys 2015: Sound and hurry as performers rehearse for the show

    Grammys 2015: Sound and hurry as performers rehearse for the show
    A disembodied voice echoed through the cavernous expanse of Staples Center on Thursday, booming the phrase "Cello mike — one, two, three, four…." And then the sound of a piano floated through the arena, telegraphing the opening for Annie...