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Musical Theater

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  • REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater

     REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater
    For anyone who saw the first national tour of the musical "The Addams Family," the amusements currently to be had alongside Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday and Pugsley at the Mercury Theater will not come as a surprise. For that road show of the Broadway...
  • 'Once' will return to Chicago

    'Once' will return to Chicago
    The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical "Once," based on the 2007 romantic, indie movie-musical of the same name, will come back to Chicago this spring, Broadway in Chicago said on Thursday. The show with a score by Glen Hansard and...
  • Early 20th century America presented in 'Ragtime'

    Early 20th century America presented in 'Ragtime'
    A cast of 40 actors in the musical "Ragtime," running now through Feb. 22 at Actors Playhouse, give uplifting performances in a portrayal of early 20th century America within three families. Actors Playhouse created a lavish $390,000 production...
  • Alex Theatre has an uplifting story to tell

    Alex Theatre has an uplifting story to tell
    The survival of the Alex Theatre in Glendale was in serious doubt when the landmark venue nearly lost vital funding with the state’s elimination of local redevelopment agencies in 2012. Its prospects look considerably rosier now. “We’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grammys 2015: Carole King musical 'Beautiful' wins

    Grammys 2015: Carole King musical 'Beautiful' wins
    The Broadway cast recording of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on Sunday won the Grammy Award for musical theater album. Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein, who produced the musical with Jason Howland, accepted the award, given out as part of a pre-...
  • Grammy Awards 2015: What time is the show?

    Grammy Awards 2015: What time is the show?
    Do Re Mi Fa So … What time are the Grammys, you may sing, er, ask? The awards ceremony will air live Sunday from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time on CBS. (It is shown on a tape delay on the West Coast.) In the running for the evening&...
  • Famed French violinist joins Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    Famed French violinist joins Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Editor's note: Anne Akiko Meyers is replacing Dumay as soloist. Dumay cancelled due to illness. French violinist Augustin Dumay is one of the most striking representatives of the great European classical tradition, following in the footsteps of such...
  • Meet three young stars of the classical music world

    Audiences love young musicians. The soloist with the three-quarter size violin, the pianist whose legs just now reach the pedals, the kid whose confidence is as big as the talent exploding before our eyes. We are astonished, awed, and amazed. We wonder...
  • Broadway Star Florence Lacey Speaks To West Hartford Students

    WEST HARTFORD — The cast of Conard High School's production of "Hello, Dolly!" got a critique Friday from veteran Broadway star Florence "Flo" Lacey. Lacey told students about her struggle through auditions in both New York and Los Angeles,...