| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts becomes Chez Che when the national tour of the Broadway revival of "Evita" comes to the Mortensen Hall Tuesday to Sunday, Sept. 23 to 28.
Ricky Martin who starred in the revival will not be part of the tour...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, went on TV a little more than a week ago to denounce U.S. hedge funds she sees as undermining her nation's already struggling economy, echoing other members of her government in calling them a sort of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Carole Garcia worked more than a quarter century in the rough-and-tumble world of law enforcement in Central Florida, but co-workers remember her as always professional and proper.
"She was the definition of a lady," said Osceola County Sheriff Bob...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Robin Williams died Aug. 11, fans and commentators talked about his best performances, from Mork to Patch Adams. But when Lauren Bacall died the following day, people remembered her for one indelible role: Lauren Bacall.
She was a good actress,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:42 AM
In John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation," an urbane New York society lady is called out for having once dismissed the musical "Cats" as being an "all-time low in a lifetime of theatergoing." Her distaste for the popular Andrew Lloyd Webber production...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:52 AM
I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms:
Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Even if you're not that familiar with modern Argentine history, chances are you've heard of Eva Perón — thanks to the 1976 rock opera "Evita."
As part of North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre, more than 100 students, alumni and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:19 PM
"Aida," the ancient Egyptian love story set to an Elton John pop score, will be staged by Orlando's Clandestine-Arts, the troupe that staged "Sweeney Todd" in January.
Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Aladdin") wrote the lyrics for the...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Evita, el musical de Broadway, ganador siete veces del premio Tony, llega al sur de Florida del 27 de mayo al 1 de junio, con la intención de cautivar al público con la historia de la primera dama argentina, quien se ganó el amor y el odio de muchos...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Marrying pop quartet Il Divo with musical theater was an idea made in over-the-top heaven. Musical theater, of course, is a genre that wears its heart on its sleeve. And the four gents of Il Divo never met a song they couldn't sing the subtlety out of....