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Musical Theater

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  • 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,...
  • Disney's 'Into the Woods' Starts Strong with $1.1 Million at Latenight Shows

    Disney's star-studded movie musical "Into the Woods" has launched solidly with $1.1 million in Christmas Eve shows in North America. That figure is far ahead of the Dec. 18 latenight opening for Sony's musical "Annie," which opened with $360,000, and...
  • 'Into the Woods,' 'Unbroken' Open Strong on Christmas Against 'The Interview'

    Disney's musical "Into the Woods" and Universal's war drama "Unbroken" have opened impressively on Christmas Day in the U.S., with early estimates showing both at around $10 million for their opening days. The launches leave each with prospects of a...
  • Stomp's primal rhythms come to Philadelphia

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to turn your body into a percussion instrument? "Stomp," which uses everything from garbage cans to hubcaps to beat out rhythms, is coming to the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia Friday for eight shows. And at...
  • L.A. theater openings, Dec. 28-Jan. 4: 'Kinky Boots' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Dec. 28-Jan. 4: 'Kinky Boots' and more
    After a stint at the Pantages, the Tony-winning musical "Kinky Boots" sashays on down to Segerstrom Center. Also, Rita Rudner rings in the new at Laguna Playhouse, and Glendale Centre Theatre stages Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor." The World Is My Home...
  • 'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out

    'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out
    The final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise is likely to top the box office again over the four-day Christmas weekend. "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is expected to add $50 million to its current $107.9 million domestic haul,...
  • Theater News: Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams New Orleans-Bound

    Theater News: Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams New Orleans-Bound
    Hartford Stage's associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own. Maxwell Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in...
  • Teen, an evangelist for classical music

    As an 8-year-old, David Zhao was asked to describe the feeling he got from listening to and playing classical music on the piano. At the time, he had a love for candy and said the experience was as sweet as "a box of chocolates." "I still feel the same...