| 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...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The filming of the London arena production of the revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will be broadcast to select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Sarah Brightman, the original Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera," is training to become a space tourist and is planning to travel to the International Space Station in 2015. The British singer made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
London -- Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached a climax Tuesday as she and other members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast.
Aircraft from the Battle of Britain -- including Spitfires and a...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Li'l Kim is on the march and if you believe the state-run press, he's way cooler than his dad. To prove it, the twenty-nine-year-old supreme leader of North Korea has appointed a vice-marshall of the people's army to renovate the Mangyongdae Fun Fair...