| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"The Second City's Girls' Night Out": Not to be confused with "Girls Night: The Musical," which just opened in the city. This Second City touring show is geared for the gentler sex — though anyone who has seen the work Second City's alumnae have...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Lyricist, singer and songwriter Johnny Mercer will receive a tribute in song next week at the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Centerin Waterford.
“AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE”, A Johnny Mercer Celebration,"...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday in Los Angeles at 68, was one of the most honored composers in the theater world, and one of the hardest working.
From his songs for "A Chorus Line," which opened in 1975 and ran on Broadway for close to 15 years, to...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire has announced its 2013 season of shows. The slate begins in January with the revue “Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” (which contains songs from Lloyd Webber’s biggest hits,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
A quarter-century ago, when I began work on the copy desk of The Baltimore Sun, I was still a hard-edged prescriptivist (though not quite as great an insufferable usage snob as when I was a graduate student in English). I knew people who thought that...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Monty Alexander: One of the great jazz pianists of our time, Alexander delved into his Jamaican roots on last year’s glorious “Harlem-Kingston Express,” which was nominated for a Grammy Award as best reggae album. Beautiful Biscayne...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The members of the Downtowners choir may not be all there. They may miss a high note here and there, or drop a lyric. But if you don’t at least crack a smile at “Still Alive,” you might not be fully alive yourself.
Led by director Tim...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:35 PM
“Gay Bar Star: Return from the Big House” is the latest vehicle for the super-sized voice and stage presence of Orlando cabaret favorite Janine Klein, who channels her alter-ego with a formidable combination of skill, style and comedic timing....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Theater producers love turning movies into musicals, and the energetic, Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” looks like a good candidate for a screen-to-stage makeover. But after years of negotiations proved fruitless, a planned London...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
It's the damnedest thing:
Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Tony and Emmy Award-winner Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Paul Ford on piano, will be in concert to Long Wharf Theatre's gala on Friday, June 7 in New Haven.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails, small plate tastings, and a silent auction....