| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel.
The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
“High Fidelity”: The musical has a high pedigree. The book is by Pulitzer Prize-winning David Lindsay-Abaire (“Shrek the Musical”) and based on the novel by Nick Hornby. The lyrics are from Broadway favorite Amanda Green (“...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre does a credible job with “High Fidelity the Musical,” giving the show an injection of youthful bounce and vibrant vocals.
And the six-member band adds some flash to the score by Tom Kitt (“Next to...
| Oct 17, 2013
Support pediatric cancer when Star of the Day which has held its spotlight cabarets at Allentown Brew Works since 2011, presents “Dreams & Wishes,” a family-friendly fundraiser featuring area singers of all ages. At 7 p.m. Nov. 7, ten singers,...
| Nov 5, 2013
Local theater performers are joining to raise funds for pediatric cancer with “Dreams & Wishes,” a concert of uplifting Broadway songs. On Nov. 7, 10 singers, who have performed in the Lehigh Valley at Civic Theatre, Muhlenberg College,...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:43 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — With a new Mark Rothko retrospective (and some even more eye-catching surprises) at the Portland Art Museum, Portland has plenty of visual-arts stimulation to offer — as well as music, dance, theater, literary happenings and...
| Dec 22, 2011
Phew, 2011 was quite a year in Chicago theater. As the year comes to a close, ready for a quick tour back through the newsworthy highlights?
The Black Ensemble Theater bowed a gorgeous, $19 million new home on the North Side. Stage 773 on Belmont...
| Apr 6, 2012
Sunday, April 8
'Next to Normal' Red Branch Theatre Company presents this rock musical about a family trying to take care of itself the best way it knows how through April 22 at the Drama Learning Center, 9130-I Red Branch Road in Columbia. Showtimes are...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:42 PM
There is nothing normal about "Next to Normal"at Columbia's Red Branch Theatre Company. This 2009 Broadway musical is a tuneful consideration of a family that is being ripped apart by the mother's mental illness. It's not the cheerful musical norm, that's...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011.
•Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...