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Musical Theater

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  • Jason Alexander directs Jewish musical at Mizner Park

    Jason Alexander directs Jewish musical at Mizner Park
    Comic actor Jason Alexander, best known for playing "George" on the popular situation television comedy series "Seinfeld," directs the musical "When You're In Love The Whole World Is Jewish" running now through Jan. 11 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts...
  • Annie Oakley show gets encore '

    Annie Oakley show gets encore '
    "Annie Get Your Gun," Irving Berlin's musical version of the life of sharp-shooter Annie Oakley, has been held over at the Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse, 1100 N. Unser St. in Mount Dora. The musical based on the biography of Annie Oakley is filled...
  • 'First Date' will play the Royal George

    'First Date' will play the Royal George
    The Chicago premiere of the musical “First Date” will arrive in early 2015, a spokesperson for the production announced on Monday. The comedy about a guy and girl’s blind date — remember those? — will play the Royal...
  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...
  • Broadway Box Office: Sting Boosts 'The Last Ship' to New High-Water Mark

    Sting put strong winds in the sails of his Broadway musical last week, with the musician's first performances in "The Last Ship" adding significant momentum to the production's previously middling box office. The composer of the semi-autobiographical...
  • Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins premieres 'Persephone' musical

    Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins premieres 'Persephone' musical
    Some rock fans of the mid-1990s may have thought Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins was dealing with ancient history when he wrote and sang the band's biggest hit, "1979." Now that Corgan, who hails from Chicago, has become the latest '90s rocker to jump...
  • Hippodrome sets new season, new renewal policy

    Hippodrome sets new season, new renewal policy
    The Hippodrome Theatre's 2015-2016 Broadway Series will include the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and an effort to eliminate a long-standing kink in the process of buying subscriptions. Next season's lineup also offers "Motown the Musical"; "The...
  • Stephen Sondheim, Rob Marshall and Meryl Streep on 'Into the Woods'

    Stephen Sondheim, Rob Marshall and Meryl Streep on 'Into the Woods'
    Twenty-seven years after it first premiered on Broadway, composer Stephen Sondheim and librettist James Lapine's subversive, fairy-tale-based musical "Into the Woods" comes to the screen Dec. 25 under the direction of "Chicago's" Rob Marshall and with a...
  • At South Florida theaters, the snow must go on

    At South Florida theaters, the snow must go on
    It may be hard for some South Floridians to get into the holiday spirit. Twinkling lights on palm trees, Santas in flip-flops and balmy subtropical temperatures don't exactly conjure up Christmas. But South Florida stages are doing their part. Here is a...
  • 'Into the Woods' has a bewitching popularity — and presents issues

     'Into the Woods' has a bewitching popularity — and presents issues
    The new movie version of "Into the Woods" is big in many ways — big stars (Meryl Streep, Chris Pine), big visual effects (giant beanstalk, angry giantess) and big score (booming orchestra that lays on the grandiosity). The $50 million that...
  • Some Hampton Roads music suggestions for the holiday shopper

    Some Hampton Roads music suggestions for the holiday shopper
    If you're the type who likes to give music as a gift, we salute you and we encourage you to support local artists. Here is a quick look at some of the better 2014 releases from Hampton Roads acts. Most of them are available through Amazon, iTunes or...