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Musical Theater

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  • Beloved children's book 'Goodnight Moon' comes to life

    Actors will bring to life a pajama-clad bunny and other characters from the beloved children's book "Goodnight Moon" this February. "This is a show you have to see," said Debra Goldman, who directs the musical by the Highland Park Players. Based on...
  • Boca High School musical performance takes aim at bullying

    Boca High School musical performance takes aim at bullying
    The devastation of bullying will take center stage at four Palm Beach County high schools Tuesday — and its organizers believe the musical performance of "The Weight of Words" has something to say to people of all ages. As teen suicides and...
  • 'Spelling Bee' opens at Wilmette Theatre on Feb. 28

    'Spelling Bee' opens at Wilmette Theatre on Feb. 28
    Got your Top-Sider shoes handy? Scotch tape to repair the bridge of your eyeglasses? Leave that to William Barfee, the nerdy champion of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," opening Feb. 28 at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave.. Can...
  • Call Board: Muhlenberg, 'High School Musical' auditions, more

    Call Board: Muhlenberg, 'High School Musical' auditions, more
    MUHLENBERG SUMMER THEATRE AUDITIONS Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre will hold open auditions for performers ages 16 and up on Feb. 22 and 23 for the season's mainstage productions: the raucous, pupped-filled musical comedy "Avenue Q," running June 10-28,...
  • Harmonious pairing of Love and music at Columbia Orchestra

    Despite dismal wintry weather, 40 people of all ages turned out recently to watch the Columbia Orchestra rehearse. The event — one of three open rehearsals offered each season — occurred midway through preparations for the all-volunteer...
  • Interviewing Marky Ramone: Hey! Ho! Here's what you should know about punk founders' drummer

    Interviewing Marky Ramone: Hey! Ho! Here's what you should know about punk founders' drummer
    Ask Marky Ramone, drummer for punk rock’s founding fathers The Ramones for 15 years and the last surviving member of its classic lineup, to reveal the biggest surprise in his new autobiography, and he laughingly says, “That we weren’t...
  • A Musical Parody Of '50 Shades' In Waterbury, New London

    A Musical Parody Of '50 Shades' In Waterbury, New London
    Just as news arrives that the "tampon scene" from the novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" is apparently not part of the impending film version of the provocative bestseller, the nationally touring mockery of the book, "50 Shades! The Musical Parody" returns to...
  • Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees

    Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees
    What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown. In 2002...
  • 5 things to do and see around Lake County

    5 things to do and see around Lake County
    1. Celebration The annual Profiles in Excellence will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Enjoy an inspiring afternoon in honor of Black History Month and look at the tremendous role that African...
  • Neil Patrick Harris on hosting the Oscars and good karma

    Neil Patrick Harris on hosting the Oscars and good karma
    After hosting the Tonys four times and the Emmys twice, this year's Oscar emcee, Neil Patrick Harris, talks about the genius of Billy Crystal and his R-rated selfie idea as he weaves through Manhattan in the back of a taxi. You brought the house down at...
  • Elle Woods and her little dog come to Buffalo Grove stage

    Elle Woods and her little dog come to Buffalo Grove stage
    A local young adult interpretation of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" opened Feb. 13 in Buffalo Grove at the Community Arts Center. With 40 cast members and 8 adult crew members, Big Deal Productions, managed by the Buffalo Grove Park District, presents...