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Musical Theater

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  • 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...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Tony Success Directs Attention 'All the Way' to Oregon Shakespeare Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There's no direct flight from New York to Ashland, Ore. But more and more people in the entertainment industry have decided to make the trek all the way there -- thanks to "All the Way." The success of Robert Schenkkan's LBJ...
  • Theater: Touchstone's season includes collaborations

    Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre. "Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
  • 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...
  • Titus: 'Peter Pan' soars — figuratively

    Titus: 'Peter Pan' soars — figuratively
    Every year, the Summer Players from South Coast Repertory's Theater Conservatory seem to get more and more ambitious. This year's production is a sprawling, multi-ensemble version of that century-old family favorite "Peter Pan," now celebrating its...
  • The many sounds of saxophonist Donald Harrison

    The many sounds of saxophonist Donald Harrison
    Anyone who had pegged New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison as a neo-traditionalist or a classic bebopper or a jazz-funk specialist – or anything else – got it wrong. He drew on all those musical personalities, and then some, Thursday...
  • An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'

    An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'
    In portraying a Czech pixie pianist in the Broadway musical "Once," Dani de Waal has a hard task: playing piano onstage. She has played the instrument for years but never in front of a live audience. Though she found the element particularly...
  • 'Visionary Man' at Hudson Mainstage turns into a long sermon

    'Visionary Man' at Hudson Mainstage turns into a long sermon
    J.B. Murray, the outsider artist and subject of the musical hagiography “Visionary Man” at the Hudson Mainstage, was an illiterate Georgia farmer who at age 70, after receiving a message from the Holy Spirit, began painting pictures of...
  • What's on the menu? Jam

    What's on the menu? Jam
    Elizabeth An rushed past an elevated glass platform, carrying floral arrangements to tables lined in white linen at AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar at South Coast Plaza. The high-end restaurant An operates is known as a venue for fashion shows, charity...
  • Pacific Festival brings the rave to Newport Beach

    Pacific Festival brings the rave to Newport Beach
    Over the last decade, raves in L.A. have moved from decrepit warehouses and rural fields into enormous festivals booked by America’s largest concert promoters. Big, remote electronic dance music events once tinged with danger and adventure have...