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Musical Theater

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  • Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre

    Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre
    It really should not work. “What’s New Pussycat? The Soundtrack of an Era,” through Sept. 28 at Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, should be a cheese platter, a real clunker where oldies but goodies go to die, die, die a...
  • Culture-melding Gipsy Kings celebrate 25 years

    It has been more than 25 years since the song "Bamboleo" helped catapult the Gipsy Kings from flamenco music royalty to pop stars of international renown. The song first appeared on the band's eponymous American debut album in 1987, which spent 40...
  • Weekend Eat. Drink. Do.

    Weekend Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT $4 Menu Chicago Q 1160 N. Dearborn St. 312-642-1160 The Gold Coast barbecue joint celebrates its fourth anniversary by serving four $4 dishes: summer corn and squash fritters, pork skewers with bourbon-peach barbecue sauce, braised pork belly...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Michael Arden, Patrick Page set for 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' musical

    Michael Arden, Patrick Page set for 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' musical
    Actor Michael Arden will play the title character in the U.S. premiere of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the stage musical based on the 1996 Disney animated movie. The production is scheduled to kick off at the La Jolla Playhouse in October. Patrick...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 7-14: Gob Squad, Shakespeare and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 7-14: Gob Squad, Shakespeare and more
    British-German troupe Gob Squad shoots video in and around Downtown L.A. then mixes it with live performance in a new multimedia show at REDCAT. Plus, new productions of a pair of Shakespeare classics feature women taking on traditionally male lead roles....
  • Moving beyond the 'Monopoly man'

     Moving beyond the 'Monopoly man'
    Opening nights in Chicago usually have their share of actors in the audience — some supporting friends, others just seeing the art they love. Nonetheless, the opening of Ron Keaton's "Churchill" at the Greenhouse Theater Center last month was...
  • Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos

    Who else but the eclectic, occasionally electronic, string quartet Ethel could find inspiration to create a major multimedia project from documentary images amassed by the Environmental Protection Agency back in the 1970s? Ethel opens the Williams...
  • A Show-Tune Revue At Music Mountain

    A Show-Tune Revue At Music Mountain
    The theater season kicks in big-time later this month, but if you need a show-tune fix right now — one that happily reminds you that summer is not quite over yet — head to Music Mountain on (where else?) Music Mountain Road in Falls Village on...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to Hold Off Faith-Based Musical 'The Identical'

    At the box office, there's horrible -- and then there's the weekend after Labor Day. It's hard to get audiences to hit up the multiplexes when they're consumed with getting kids back to school and gearing up for football season. Eager to avoid the...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...