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  • 'Frozen' musical adaptation bringing back movie's Oscar-winning writers

    'Frozen' musical adaptation bringing back movie's Oscar-winning writers
    The planned stage adaptation of the hit movie "Frozen" will feature some of the same talents that made the Oscar-winning animated feature. Disney said on Friday that Jennifer Lee, who co-directed the movie and wrote the screenplay, will work on the book...
  • Anna Kendrick and Conan O'Brien turn 'Conan' into a musical

    Anna Kendrick and Conan O'Brien turn 'Conan' into a musical
    Anna Kendrick was a guest on "Conan" on Thursday night, promoting her upcoming musical film "The Last Five Years." But rather than the usual celeb-and-host reparte, she and Conan O'Brien decided to show rather than tell. In other words, they turned...
  • Opera series wraps with tasty treat

     Opera series wraps with tasty treat
    Food mixed with music can be a recipe for success. Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts in University Park will offer a food-themed show March 1 for the Opera Up Close series' fifth season finale. "The afternoon is basically built...
  • "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto

    "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto
    A man with a very dark side. Two women in love with him. And a score that includes songs that have been featured in the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup. "I call it a guys' musical. It appeals to everyone, including maybe the guys...
  • Eclectic band Ritchie Parrish Ritchie rises from folky Tanglefoot

    Steve Ritchie is enthusiastic about his music, but in a phone call from his home in Ontario, he hesitates as he tries to describe it. "I would call it folk rock, but that could mean so many things. It does follow the folk tradition of telling stories."...
  • Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'

    Singer Hayden Milanes leads the cast of 'Jersey Boys'
    Hayden Milanes loved baseball as a kid. He's in the major leagues now, but not for swinging a bat. His vocal pipes have been his ticket to fame as a lead in the touring company of "Jersey Boys." The Broadway musical, based on the story of the pop...
  • 'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound

     'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound
    "The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
  • 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...
  • '[title of show]' a comic look at creative process

    The smart post-modern musical opening Friday at Civic Theatre in Allentown takes on the messy but hilarious process of creation. "[title of show]" is not only making its Lehigh Valley premiere, but its Pennsylvania premiere as well. The 2004 Tony-...
  • Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'

    Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'
    Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...
  • Datebook for Feb. 12

    Datebook for Feb. 12
    ART ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. The annual People's Choice Awards is on display...