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Musical Theater

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  • Springfield comes alive as 'The Simpsons' take over Hollywood Bowl

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America's longest-running television series "The Simpsons" came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl....
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    COMMUNITY AWARDS DINNER: The Alliance for Building Communities Annual Dinner & Partnership Awards begins with a cash-bar cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Dinner and presentations...
  • Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions

    Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions
    PA. PLAYHOUSE DIRECTORS Applications are being accepted for Pennsylvania Playhouse directors for the 2015 season. The season will include "The Foreigner," Jan. 30-Feb. 15; "Love, Sex and the IRS," March 27-April 12; "The Full Monty," May 29-June 14;...
  • Fall music, theater and dance events crowd the calendar

    Fall music, theater and dance events crowd the calendar
    "Where did the summer go," we all ask? And for many of us, the next question is often, "What's coming up on the fall arts scene." The short answer is a diverse lineup of music, theater and dance events promise some outstanding nights in the theater....
  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • Atlanta Theater Review: 'Bull Durham,' The Musical

    Sex, baseball and religion come together in a pleasurable but uneven new tuner based on the 1988 film "Bull Durham," preeming at Atlanta's Alliance Theater. Like the Bulls, the North Carolina farm team of the title, the show has its scruffy charms,...
  • Concert review: eighth blackbird at the MCA

    Concert review: eighth blackbird at the MCA
    The Italian form of theater known as Commedia dell'arte long has influenced visual artists and composers, and Friday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art the sextet known as eighth blackbird presented a new "musical fantasy" that again looked back to...
  • Community music lessons helpful for at-risk kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Community-based music lessons for disadvantaged youth can have positive biological effects on their brains, a new study found. "Music training directs children's attention to sounds, and teaches them to make sound-meaning...
  • Seth Siegel's alive and well

    Seth Siegel's alive and well
    "Fred's Dead" may be alive somewhere. Seth Siegel doesn't have on hand a copy of the script he co-wrote with a pair of Newport Harbor High School classmates in the late 1970s. The show's program eludes him too. He surmises that if he kept digging...
  • 'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015

    'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015
    The streets of downtown Los Angeles will be alive with the sound of music next year. A production of "The Sound of Music" will have its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in L.A. in September 2015 followed by a North American tour, organizers announced on...
  • Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey

    Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey
    Frank Sinatra may not be around to serenade fans with his melodic voice, but Mike McCaffrey, the 80-year-old — and blue-eyed — Laguna Beach resident, is picking up where the baritone singer left off. McCaffrey, the pianist and singer with...