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Musical Theater

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  • REVIEW: 'Coraline' by Black Button Eyes Productions ★★½

     REVIEW: 'Coraline' by Black Button Eyes Productions ★★½
    Neil Gaiman's 2002 fantasy novel about a precocious 12-year-old girl, Coraline Jones, who finds a parallel and increasingly scary world on the other side of a brick wall in her home, got two adaptations in 2009 — Henry Selick's stop-motion...
  • 'Sunday in the Park with George' gets rewarding revival from Signature Theatre

    'Sunday in the Park with George' gets rewarding revival from Signature Theatre
    Has any creator in the realm of musical theater ever considered each syllable of text, each note and harmonic turn as deeply as Stephen Sondheim? His intense focus, his drive to find and express inner truths about the complexities of life, art and heart...
  • 'Cabaret' debut for new theater company

    Nick Rapuano came back to Boca after attending the famous Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Manhattan, ready to earn his chops as a regional director. But he really wanted to start a new theater company for college students and high school drama buffs who...
  • Broadway Box Office: Middleweight 'Rocky' Goes Down for the Count

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As the slow summer attrition of the Broadway slate continues, the musical adaptation of "Rocky" hit the mat with a final box office bump -- but only a relatively modest one, in keeping with the production's ongoing struggle...
  • 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' will get a 12-week run in Chicago

    'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' will get a 12-week run in Chicago
    The first national tour of the Broadway musical "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" is to play Chicago for 12 weeks during the 2015-16 holiday period, its New York producers announced   Monday. The show, which stars the Evanston native Jessie Mueller...
  • Gloria Estefan Musical 'On Your Feet!' Sets Broadway Plans

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan musical "On Your Feet!" has locked in its Broadway timeline, with a Chicago tryout planned for next summer ahead of a November opening at Broadway's Marquis Theater. The production,...
  • The Riff Report: New music this week

    Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas "Secret Evil" When "Secret Evil" wraps, it leaves a large shadow behind. That weird melancholia you get after returning from a vacation is conjured, the desire to instantly return to that intoxicating locale. Thankfully,...
  • Musical based on Gloria Estefan's life to open on Broadway in 2015

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A new musical based on the life of seven-time Grammy winning singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, a music, television and film producer, will debut on Broadway next year, producers of the show said on Monday. "On...
  • Actress Debbie Reynolds to receive SAG lifetime honor

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Debbie Reynolds, the star of such enduring Hollywood films as "Singin' in the Rain" and "How the West Was Won," will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by her peers, the Screen Actors Guild said on Monday....
  • Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners

    Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners
    Among the many statuettes handed out on Saturday at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles were trophies in recognition of other entertainment awards shows — a bit of inside Hollywood meta-congratulations. The 2013 Tony Awards broadcast on CBS...
  • Jacobson stars as Fanny Brice in tribute show

    Jewish singer Melissa Jacobson teams with singers John Lariviere and Jon Zimmerman in the cabaret show "You Made Me Love You," a tribute to singers Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson now through Sept. 14 at The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. The show...