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Musical Theater

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  • Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says

    Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says
    Something "Wicked" this way comes — and it could arrive in theaters as early as next year. Development is underway on a big-screen adaptation of "Wicked," the popular stage musical taking a revisionist approach to "The Wizard of Oz," according...
  • Jennifer Hudson to debut on Broadway in 'The Color Purple'

    Jennifer Hudson to debut on Broadway in 'The Color Purple'
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Hudson will make her Broadway debut in the fall when the musical "The Color Purple" returns. The Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe winner will play Shug Avery, a sultry blues singer, in the production directed and designed by...
  • Sid the Science Kid, coming to Easton, tackles 'super, duper, ooper, schmooper' science

    Sid the Science Kid, using his catch phrase, has been introducing tots to "super, duper, ooper, schmooper" science since 2008. The inquisitive preschooler stars in an animated TV show on PBS Kids, created by Jim Henson Co. Now he takes the stage in a...
  • The 'Dedication' of a young pianist

    Justin Kauflin is a 28-year-old jazz pianist from Virginia Beach. Quincy Jones is a 79-year-old legend – winner of 27 Grammy Awards, producer of singers ranging from Sinatra to Michael Jackson, with a net worth measured in the hundreds of millions....
  • Chita Rivera takes a 'Visit' to Broadway

    "PERSEVERANCE is the foundation of all actions," wrote the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. CHITA RIVERA will give it the old razzle-dazzle when she returns to Broadway in March. The tireless Tony winner will be showcased in a "streamlined" version of Kander...
  • Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast

    Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast
    The Golden Globes is all grown up. As the first gathering of Hollywood in the wake of the Sony hacking scandal and the terrorist attacks in Paris, the awards show known for boozy outrageousness admirably balanced humor with meaning, self-...
  • Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse
    A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse. "Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...
  • Alex Theatre has an uplifting story to tell

    Alex Theatre has an uplifting story to tell
    The survival of the Alex Theatre in Glendale was in serious doubt when the landmark venue nearly lost vital funding with the state’s elimination of local redevelopment agencies in 2012. Its prospects look considerably rosier now. “We’...
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 11-18: 'Time Stands Still' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 11-18: 'Time Stands Still' and more
    Aquila Morong Studio stages the Donald Margulies drama “Time Stands Still” at the Secret Rose in NoHo, Cloud Eye Control brings its new work “Half Life” to REDCAT, and “Billy Elliot: The Musical” has its SoCal regional-...
  • Spring, summer festivals abound in Europe

    Spring, summer festivals abound in Europe
    Travelers planning a trip to Europe this spring or summer have an abundance of events to choose from. These fairs and festivals open a window to Europe’s culture and traditions and give visitors a chance to mix with the local people when they are in...
  • Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"

    Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"
    Bring your books to the State Theatre and get a discount on tickets for Jim Henson’s "Sid The Science Kid Live" Sunday. The State Theatre Center is holding a book drive to collect books for the Easton Area Public Library. Donate books at the...