RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Musical Theater

A collection of news and information related to Musical Theater published by this site and its partners.

Top Musical Theater Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • 'Gentleman's Guide' tour will start in Chicago

    'Gentleman's Guide' tour will start in Chicago
    Last year's Tony Award-winning best musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," is to kick off its first national tour in Chicago in September, it was announced Wednesday. The light comedy, a picaresque parody of a musical thriller, will open at the...
  • Golden Globes ratings down from last year

    Ratings momentum for the Golden Globes loss some steam Sunday night. Co-hosting for the third (and apparently final) year, NBC vets Tina Fey and Amy Poehler didn’t quite go out with a ratings bang. Sunday’s 72nd Golden Globes telecast...
  • For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas

    For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas
    These Rolling Stones imitators wear college sweaters and Converse shoes and like to comb their hair. But while they dress more conservatively than Keith, Mick and the gang, they nonetheless are likely to get the same sort of satisfaction when they...
  • Chita Rivera to return to Broadway in 'The Visit' this spring, calling it 'interesting, smart'

    Chita Rivera has gotten an early birthday present: A musical she has long championed is coming to Broadway with her as the star. Rivera said Thursday that "The Visit," with music by Fred Ebb and John Kander, and a story by playwright Terrence McNally,...
  • Proud 'Lion King' still dazzles

    Proud 'Lion King' still dazzles
    "The Lion King" is still a regal visual treat. The top-earning musical -- now at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale through Feb. 1 -- hasn't (at first glance) lost any of its wow-factor when it comes to stage spectacle. And if...
  • Belle and Sebastian's 'Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance' finds its soul

     Belle and Sebastian's 'Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance' finds its soul
    The world is a disaster, we're all getting older, and a higher power may not be there to save us. So let's get a groove on. Welcome to the universe of Belle and Sebastian's ninth studio album, "Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance," out Jan. 20, which...
  • Aimee Mann and Ted Leo: Having it Both ways

    Aimee Mann and Ted Leo: Having it Both ways
    The Sunshine Music and Blues Festival is not a name coined by the Department of Redundancy Department, but rather a gentle way of acknowledging the diversity of the live-music scene in South Florida. While organizers of the event — called the...
  • 'Louis & Keely' finds its Louis and Keely

    'Louis & Keely' finds its Louis and Keely
    Casting was announced for “Louis & Keely ‘Live’ at The Sahara” on Wednesday. Produced by Hershey Felder, the musical show is set to begin performances at the Royal George Theatre in March. The musical by Vanessa Claire Stewart,...
  • 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' to launch national tour

    The Tony Award-winning Broadway production of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" will launch a national tour in September, with Chicago as the first stop. The 44-week tour, which producers announced Wednesday, will take the dark musical comedy to...
  • A 'La Cage' that lifts and drags

    A 'La Cage' that lifts and drags
    It is a curious thing that "La Cage aux Folles" finds itself topical again, 32 years after the musical with a gay couple's longtime relationship at its center became a Broadway hit. But here we are with the sturdy and handsome production at the Wick...
  • Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'

    Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'
    We already knew she could sing, play the piano and write hyperliterate, musically sophisticated songs. But can Chicagoan Patricia Barber host a radio show? More specifically, can she preside over a program designed not merely to entertain listeners...