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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • Elle Woods and her little dog come to Buffalo Grove stage

    Elle Woods and her little dog come to Buffalo Grove stage
    A local young adult interpretation of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" opened Feb. 13 in Buffalo Grove at the Community Arts Center. With 40 cast members and 8 adult crew members, Big Deal Productions, managed by the Buffalo Grove Park District, presents...
  • 'Enter Laughing': Carl Reiner story sings its way onto Wallis stage

    'Enter Laughing': Carl Reiner story sings its way onto Wallis stage
    “Enter Laughing,” Carl Reiner’s semi-autobiographical 1958 novel, has had nearly as varied a career as its author. Playwright Joseph Stein (“Fiddler on the Roof”) turned it into a Broadway play (1963), a film (1967), a...
  • Sunday afternoon concert to let spirits soar

    Sunday afternoon concert to let spirits soar
    Music as an expression of faith is as old as the monotonous chants of nomads and monks and as current as the raucous follow-by-screen songs now en vogue in most mega churches. Naperville churches offer a plethora of musical experiences to members and...
  • Saturday Night Live 40

    Saturday Night Live 40
        "Saturday Night Live's" overstuffed 40th anniversary special was a sometimes stark reminder of the truth about the show.     People have been looking wistfully back to its early days and pronouncing it dead and unfunny for years, but the fact is,...
  • 'SNL 40': Kanye plays new song 'Wolves,' is razzed for stage-crashing

    'SNL 40': Kanye plays new song 'Wolves,' is razzed for stage-crashing
    Be on guard, high school theater productions, minor league baseball games and any other location with a microphone and an audience: Kanye West is going to find his way onto your stage. West was the willing and good-humored target of some ribbing...
  • St. Isaac Jogues students join the Peanuts gang

    St. Isaac Jogues students join the Peanuts gang
    St. Isaac Jogues School's fifth- through eighth-graders are performing "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" Feb. 20-22. Grace Richards, who is in the fifth- and sixth-grade ensemble, explains the plot: "It starts out as a really bad day, and then ends up...
  • East Ridge High School stages 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

    East Ridge High School stages 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
    CLERMONT — If you love musical theater, you will probably go crazy for "The Drowsy Chaperone," which is stuffed with every creaky action and most of the stock characters in the history of the theater. Drama students at East Ridge High School...
  • Memorial Opera House: Take your pick of productions

    Memorial Opera House: Take your pick of productions
    The Memorial Opera House is giving its patrons the chance to vote for what shows they'd like to see on stage for the entertainment venue's coming season. The opera house launched the survey on its Facebook page Thursday, and paper copies are available...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city

    L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city
    Vivian Trejo practices the French horn above a row of bodegas on a broken street. She opens her score sheet. A boy hollers in the alley, a plane skims the haze beyond her window. She presses her lips to a silver mouthpiece, blows through coiled steel...
  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more

    Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in...
  • REVIEW: 'First Date' at the Royal George Cabaret

     REVIEW: 'First Date' at the Royal George Cabaret
    Early in “First Date,” the savvily titled but thoroughly predictable Broadway musical from 2013, one of the primo datees, the cute-but-snarky Casey, she of the red dress and the wrist tattoo, decides to torture the disappointingly nebbish...