| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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Thursday night NBC staged a three-hour live performance of Rodgers and Hammserstein's "The Sound of Music," the world's most beloved musical, with Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, a role...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Over the years, "Evita" has become a tour de force for musical theater actresses such as Patti LuPone and Madonna and even straight dramatic performers like Faye Dunaway.
All three could take a back seat to Caroline Bowman, who sinks her teeth firmly...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:05 PM
A few weeks ago, I stood on the balcony of the Casa Rosada, the iconic government building of Buenos Aires. "This is where Madonna filmed scenes in the movie of 'Evita,'" the young tour guide excitedly announced.
"Evita" is the affectionate name given...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The tango, an intense and sensual ballroom dance that's almost a religion in South America, will share the stage with the cast of the touring production of Broadway musical "Evita," onstage this week at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.
| Mar 8, 2014
A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Tony topppers “Kinky Boots,” “Pippin” and “Once” are the highlights of the 2014-15 Broadway season at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
The announcement to subscribers and group sales leaders...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:43 AM
The Kennedy Center's 2014-2015 season will feature a celebration of arts from the Iberian peninsula, along with the premiere of a Degas-inspired theater work, and, as usual, a wide assortment of music and dance events.
The center's two major affiliate...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:29 AM
"Amazing Grace," a new musical about the composer of the hymn of that name, will bow officially this fall in Chicago with performances from Oct. 9 through Nov. 2 at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.
With music and lyrics by Christopher Smith...
| Feb 9, 2014
On the November day he wrapped filming Season 3 of the Showtime drama "Homeland," Mandy Patinkin shed his salt-and-pepper beard and the no-nonsense character who came with it, Saul Berenson. He went bare-cheeked to tackle the other passion of his career:...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:21 AM
When Lyric Opera unveils its new production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" ("The Barber of Seville") on Saturday night, it will mark the company debut of Rob Ashford, yet another of this season's imports from the legitimate theater, Broadway and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:27 AM
South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa will present its annual production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" until Dec. 26.
Jerry Path's adaptation of one man's redemption and new lease on life stars Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge for the 34th...