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Musical Theater

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  • 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,...
  • Student wins theater award

    There is no one better at singing and acting in the South Florida High School Theater scene than North Broward Preparatory School student Miles McKee, according to the South Florida chapter of the Critics and Awards Program (Cappies). McKee, a rising...
  • Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

    Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz
    Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long...
  • Monroe County Historical Society honors the late Fred Waring

    A nationally known band leader in the mid-1900s, a local legend and an innovator of a popular kitchen blender all aptly describe Fred Waring, who proudly called Shawnee-on-Delaware and Pennsylvania his home. Memorabilia will be on display for the exhibit...
  • 'Song of the Shank' gives poetic voice to a unique American musician

    'Song of the Shank' gives poetic voice to a unique American musician
    "Song of the Shank," Jeffery Renard Allen's epic and brilliant new novel about slavery and musical genius, is not an easy book to read. There is, for starters, the book's odd and sometimes confounding protagonist, based on a real man who is most often...
  • Folkie Keller Williams brings out the funk

    Keller Williams' latest CD, "Funk," is being touted as a surprise album. Williams is known for playing acoustic music that often has leaned toward folk. For Williams, the "Funk" album, which was culled from 2012 concerts with a band that includes bass,...
  • Producers Will Swing Big to Keep Tupac Musical Open on Broadway

    Reviews were mixed and sales are downright dire. Which is why all of Broadway is wondering: When will "Holler If Ya Hear Me" throw in the towel? Not yet, according to Eric L. Gold, the Hollywood veteran who is the lead producer of the Tupac Shakur...
  • Theater: Shakespeare Fest stages 'Macbeth' and 'Tenor' in repertory

    For the fourth season in a row, audiences at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival might be thinking they're seeing double as it produces two plays in repertory on its main stage: "Macbeth" and "Lend Me a Tenor." In repertory or "rep," the fest at...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...