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Musical Theater

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  • 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...
  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Genetics and music: Practice may not make perfect

    Genetics and music: Practice may not make perfect
    To master the violin takes 10,000 hours of practice. Put in that time and expertise will follow. This, at least, is what many music teachers--following Malcolm Gladwell's prescription for achieving expertise in almost any field by applying the requisite...
  • L.A. theater openings, July 13-20: 'Burq Off!,' musicals and more

    L.A. theater openings, July 13-20: 'Burq Off!,' musicals and more
    Nadia Parvez Manzoor plays 21 characters as she explores the lives of modern Muslim women in her new solo show, "Burq Off!" Also, the classic musicals "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Into the Woods" and the more recent tuners "We Will Rock You" and "Once" are on...
  • Rollins grad honored at Emmy's for writing Disney ditty

    Rollins grad honored at Emmy's for writing Disney ditty
    Last April, John Kavanaugh got up on a stage and accepted the Daytime Emmy Award for his title song for “Sofia the First,” the popular animated series on the Disney Junior channel. And Kavanaugh said he owes a great deal of his success to...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Musical  The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre's season continues with "Shout! The Mod Musical," running through Saturday, July 19, at 143 Compromise St. Play is about five miniskirted, go-go-booted young women who wrestle with — and celebrate &#...
  • 'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings

    'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings
    A Broadway musical about a Jewish shtetl, a Russian pogrom and a poor milkman who talks to God? Sounds crazy, no? "To us it was simply the next show to do," says Sheldon Harnick, who wrote the lyrics to the show that would become the beloved...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ARTFARM Presents King Lear July 17-27

    ARTFARM announces its ninth season of professional Shakespeare in the Grove starting July 17 in Middletown, featuring the great tragedy King Lear. King Lear will be performed at 7 p.m., July 17-20 and 24-27, in the Grove on the campus of Middlesex...
  • Broadway Box Office: Bryan Cranston in 'All the Way' Sets Another Sales Record

    The star-driven Broadway play took its latest step last week into the big box office territory of splashy musicals, with the final frame of Bryan Cranston starrer "All the Way" breaking the record, by a hefty margin, for the highest single-week tally ever...
  • Ken Watanabe to star in 'The King and I' on Broadway

    Ken Watanabe to star in 'The King and I' on Broadway
    Ken Watanabe will follow in the considerable footsteps of Yul Brynner when he takes on the role of the King of Siam in the upcoming Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I." As previously announced, the production, from Lincoln...