| May 14, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Adam Heller will be Tevye in the 50th anniversary production of "Fiddler on the Roof" which plays Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The production, directed by Rob Ruggiero ("Show Boat," "The Most Happy Fella," "Carousel") plays June 27 to Sept. 7....
| May 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Bryan Cranston, Chris O'Dowd, Zachary Levi and Sophie Okonedo are among the dozen performers to score this year's Theater World Awards, the annual kudo that honors thesps making their Broadway or Off Broadway debut.
Cranston snags the laurel for his...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Univision, ESPN, "Godzilla": All tried to take a bite out of Broadway last week, but Main Stem box office fought them off.
Upfronts, the TV industry's annual sales pitch to advertisers, can't help but overlap a bit with Broadway, whose venues can seem as...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Students at Broadneck High School assemble each year for a theater production, but this year's offering, "Les Miserables," carried a special meaning and mission.
Director Emily Cory decided to use the performance as an opportunity to talk about and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Nearly two years after opening its downtown Orlando complex, the Mad Cow Theatre has named the smaller of its two performance spaces.
Until now called the Black Box Theatre, the space will be named the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre in honor of Dr. Lee and...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
New house records for "Beautiful" and "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" were among the highlights of a big week at the Broadway box office, which saw a whopping 10 shows top $1 million in weekly grosses.
Perennial powerhouses "The Lion King" ($2,431,017),...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Could a hometown Broadway star be returning to Orlando for the grand opening of the new downtown arts center?
Officials at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which opens with a multi-week celebration in November, have been mum on the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater will open the doors of its home, the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park, for a free open house this Saturday.
Guests can enjoy cupcakes provided by The Yum Yum Cupcake Truck, take a behind-the-scenes building tour,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:54 AM
"Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice
Two percent for looking in the mirror twice
Here a little slice, there a little cut
Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..."
—"Master of the House," Les Miserables
A business owner in...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PBS has released the first cast photos for "Downton Abbey" season 5, including stills of the new actors chosen to play Sybbie Branson (Fifi Hart) and George Crawley (Oliver and Zac Barker), who have been aged up a couple of years for the new episodes....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...