| May 11, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Long before "Evita," "The Phantom of the Opera" and the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard," composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his lyricist buddy Tim Rice teamed up on what they termed a "pop cantata" for a school choir that ran for all of 20 minutes....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:45 PM
On a sweltering East Coast evening last week I took in a community production of Meredith Wilson's classic 1957 Broadway musical, "Music Man."
The performance was a delight, and brought back many wonderful memories.
I first saw the show in the summer of...
| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:16 PM
"He would watch you without winking/And he saw what you were thinking/And it's certain that he didn't approve/Of hilarity and riot/So that folk were very quiet/When Skimble was about and on the move."
— "Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat"
| Oct 21, 2011
Asbury Town Neck United Methodist Church hosts its annual "Women's Conference" Friday-Sunday, Oct. 28-30, at 429 Asbury Drive in Severna Park. The theme is "From Genesis to Revelation: Godly Women Walking a Spiritual Journey." The...
| 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,"...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region to close their doors and cancel performances.
In New York, Broadway shows that perform on Mondays have canceled their scheduled evening performances. That includes "Annie,"...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Some major Broadway productions and downtown New York cultural venues remained closed Wednesday as the East Coast continues to get back on its feet following Sandy. Power outages have forced many institutions south of midtown to suspend operations.
| Jun 10, 2012
Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10.
What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:20 PM
"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" won the Tony Award for revival of a musical, beating out the recent revival production of "Follies" that ran at the Ahmanson Theatre.
"Porgy and Bess,"which stars Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis, opened last year at American...