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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • 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...
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  • Stax Records musical aiming for Broadway

    Stax Records musical aiming for Broadway
    Following in the footsteps of Broadway's "Motown: The Musical," the Tony Award-nominated jukebox production that opened in New York last year, Concord Music Group is looking to launch a musical of its own, telling the story of the rise of the Stax Records...
  • Choreographer Camille A. Brown Establishes Deep Connections With Other Dancers

    Choreographer Camille A. Brown Establishes Deep Connections With Other Dancers
    Camille A. Brown knows she's a role model. An acclaimed dancer-turned-choreographer, she moves beautifully herself, moves others in a variety of ways, and moves on to other challenges so that she's never standing still. "I never wanted to have my own...
  • Leslie Uggams Tackles Role Of Gypsy Rose Lee At Jorgensen

    Leslie Uggams Tackles Role Of Gypsy Rose Lee At Jorgensen
    There's a new Mama Rose in town. Tony and Emmy Award-winner Leslie Uggams will take on the iconic role of the powerful stage mother to stripper-entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee in the musical "Gypsy," a Connecticut Repertory Theatre production with a...
  • 10 steps to starting an awesome video game band

    10 steps to starting an awesome video game band
    When you think of rock music you probably don't think about "Super Mario Bros." or "Space Invaders." But a subculture of video game rock bands? Yes, it's a thing. And now that you know the bands exist, you’re likely all too eager to start your own...
  • Summer brings original musical revues to Plaza Theatre

    Summer brings original musical revues to Plaza Theatre
    For the hot summer when the air is heavy with humidity, Manalapan’s Plaza Theatre has come up with a lineup designed to be light. The original musical revues - “Bernstein on Broadway” (through July 27) and “Popera” (July 28...
  • A Minute With: Mark Ruffalo on mixing it up in acting and film

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - Actor Mark Ruffalo has played characters ranging from a gay AIDS activist and a sperm donor to a recovering sex-addict and an FBI agent and will reprise his role as the Incredible Hulk in next year's "The...
  • Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival
    The show: "June Moon" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass. What makes it special?: It's the first main stage show of the 60th season of the famed summer theater in the Berkshires — and a production of a rarely-produced...
  • James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser

     James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser
    The Ravinia Festival is obliging its North Shore constituency with several weeks of broadly appealing orchestral fare to kick off the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's annual residency. Few soloists in the classical realm are better equipped to provide value...
  • Fest planner: West Fest, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Windy City Smokeout, more

    Fest planner: West Fest, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Windy City Smokeout, more
    The forecast for this weekend? Deliciousness. If you've wandered anywhere near the Loop this week, you're probably aware that the massive annual eat-a-thon known as Taste of Chicago already is underway, but two smaller fests—Windy City Smokeout...