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Musical Theater

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  • Theater review: 'Newsies' at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

     Theater review: 'Newsies' at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    Isn't there a little spark of rebellion in us all? A feeling that we are taken advantage of, not paid what we're worth, not treated with the respect we deserve? "Newsies," the touring Disney Theatrical musical based on a 1992 film, cleverly taps into...
  • 'Frog and Toad' musical coming to Northbrook

    Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. “I remember the books...
  • 'The Foreigner' opens Pennsylvania Playhouse's 50th season

    'The Foreigner' opens Pennsylvania Playhouse's 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> season
    Kicking off Pennsylvania Playhouse's 50th anniversary season is one of playwright Larry Shue's funniest shows. In "The Foreigner," opening Friday, a depressed man visiting a lodge changes the lives of everyone around him when he pretends to be a...
  • I'm just wild about 'Wild'

    "THE EAGLE has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror," wrote Joyce Meyer. LET'S reminisce back to last Sunday before the big snowstorm when everybody seemed to be out, down and around Union Square. I...
  • Allentown School District Foundation provides opportunities for inspiration

    Harrison-Morton Middle School eighth-grader Claudia Rabih produced a science fair project last spring that took first place in regional competition and second place at states. Allen High School senior Keion White was among the Allentown School...
  • Captain's Cruises mark Crystal's 25th year

    Crystal Cruises offers a celebratory twist for its Experiences of Discovery theme cruises for 2015, when the line marks its 25th anniversary. During six designated sailings – in addition to more than a dozen themed cruises focused on culinary,...
  • All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print

    All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print
    "Disney's Newsies," coming Feb. 3-8 to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, concerns a newsboy strike in New York at the turn of the 20th century. But the story of David (the ragtag paperboys, aka "newsies") versus Goliath (publishing...
  • Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees

    Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees
    What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown. In 2002...
  • 5 things to do and see around Lake County

    5 things to do and see around Lake County
    1. Celebration The annual Profiles in Excellence will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Enjoy an inspiring afternoon in honor of Black History Month and look at the tremendous role that African...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone

    Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone
    The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
  • Why love didn't work, from each party in 'The Last Five Years'

    Why love didn't work, from each party in 'The Last Five Years'
    Talk about burning a candle at both ends: Jason Robert Brown’s semi-autobiographical 2001 two-character musical, “The Last Five Years,” is a song cycle about a youthful love affair going down in flames — one partner's perspective...