| Mar 10, 2011
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's annual outdoor concert at Sanlando Springs will be May 7 this year. The theme? “Broadway Romance at The Springs.” Broadway performers Stephen Bogardus and Patty Goble will sing the great love songs of...
| Jan 17, 2010
Duncan Sheik is a skeptic of the supernatural -- "I completely don't believe in ghosts," the singer-songwriter says. Yet if his new musical “Whisper House” is to succeed in its world premiere Thursday at the Old Globe Theatre, audiences -- not...
| Jul 12, 2009
Im at Radio City Music Hall for the 2005 Tony Awards, billed as Broadways biggest night, though I always thought that was Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. I have never even seen a Tony show before. When God was doling out showbiz DNA, I must have missed out...
| Oct 15, 2009
| 5:02 AM
Through October 18
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph
CATS opened on Broadway October 7, 1982 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City and continued to live up to its motto "Now and Forever." On June 19,...
| Feb 23, 2009
Rahman, composer of countless Bollywood scores, won for his transporting soundscape in "Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle's crowd-pleaser that is part potboiler, part fairy tale.
Rahman started writing music for Indian...
| Aug 22, 2010
Nostalgia is never more suspect than when the person romantically harking back is too young to have experienced the era firsthand. But reading Patti Smith's memoir "Just Kids," a tender recollection of her coming of age as a singer-songwriter alongside...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 7:09 PM
The boy who never grew up is more than 100 years old, but new fans are now discovering him in Costa Mesa.
One of the most technologically advanced pieces of theater in history has arrived at the Orange County Performing Arts Center — seats,...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 2:54 PM
So many reality shows promise to make the winner a star. "I'd Do Anything" -- a British competitive series that follows hopefuls auditioning for roles in "Oliver!" -- delivers on that promise.
The show, premiering on BBC America Wednesday, Oct. 27, was a...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of Jim Corbett's son.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. He had a cigarette tucked behind his ear and was sporting that iconic black leather jacket.
| May 20, 2010
Comedy, tragedy, drama and music — these four basic elements of the theater all will be explored, in that order, by Golden West College during its 2010-11 season.
The Huntington Beach college will be leading off with "Don't Dress for Dinner,"...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...