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Musical Theater

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  • 'Bye Bye Birdie' satirizes fan-mania

     'Bye Bye Birdie' satirizes fan-mania
    Imagine the frenzy if, say, Justin Bieber were going to enlist in the Army, but before he deployed to Afghanistan, one lucky member of his fan club was chosen for a live-streamed "last kiss." OMG! While that sounds ridiculous (on many levels), rewind 56...
  • Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]

    Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]
    Just like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I slipped down an Internet rabbit hole and I found myself face to face with Collabro, a musical theater boy band from Britain. Suddenly it was 1966, The Monkees were on, and I was in love with the shy one again. Five...
  • 'Fun Home' Star Sails to 'Unsinkable Molly Brown' Revival

    Beth Malone, one of the stars of last season's Off Broadway hit "Fun Home," will take on the title role in the Denver Center Theater Company's upcoming revival of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." A thoroughly revised adaptation of the 1960 musical by...
  • Orlando Repertory Theatre celebration features 'Sesame Street' actress

    There's only one person on the other end of the phone but I'm hearing multiple voices. There's Abby Cadabby, the plucky fairy from "Sesame Street." There's Lolly, a candy-loving 4-year-old. And then there's Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, the actress-...
  • 'Les Miserables' to be performed at Hyde Cultural Center

    The Hard Auditorium stage in Pomfret was full of actors and actresses on July 17 when musical director Bob Sloat cued them up for a song. Characters in ragged pants and dresses raised their glasses to innkeepers Thenardier and Madame Thernadier in the...
  • Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers

    Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers
    AVON — A student production this weekend of the musical, "Rent: School Edition," which chronicles the stuggles of young musicians and artists in New York City, will be dedicated to the memory of the AIDS researchers who died when a Malaysian...
  • Carnival is rockin' the boat with shipboard concerts

    Carnival is rockin' the boat with shipboard concerts
    The cluster of fans crowding the stage on the Carnival Ecstasy didn't exactly constitute a mosh pit well-behaved, with no body slamming, just clapping, shoulder-shimmying and a little restrained fist-pumping when Olivia-Newton John broke into "Physical."...
  • On Theater: In with the new at Laguna Playhouse

    It's only July, but the Laguna Playhouse's 2014-15 season is off and running with "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" now in residence through Aug. 19. If this show is any criterion, it's going to be an exciting year for playhouse devotees. This is a "new"...
  • One actor, two fathers

    Jewish actor David Meldman portrays two different fathers in separate productions at Florida Atlantic University's 28th annual Festival Repertory, running now through July 28 at the FAU University Theatre. Meldman plays the father of infamous bank robber...
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

    'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24
    "Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York. It's a challenge that the musical's producers may know well given the show's own...
  • Magical, mystical tale of true love and imagery

    Mozart's beloved opera "The Magic Flute" is this month's Opera @ the Library program. The storybook fantasy will be shown at 1:45 p.m. July 28 in Room 108B at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Prince Tamino's adventures span...