| 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 30, 2012
| 6:20 AM
James Snyder (Broadway's "Crybaby," Goodspeed's "Carousel") will be among the singers featured in a concert by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Goodspeed Opera House. The concert will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Jamal Shuriah, a Hartt School grad, will be in the ensemble of the international tour of Green Day's "American Idiot" when it comes to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Feb. 26 to March 3.
Alex Nee will star as Johnny, along with...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace said Monday that it will stage the British classic "Oliver," the Broadway farce "Boeing-Boeing," the contemporary musical "Next to Normal," the redoubtable "Hello, Dolly!" and the Mel Brooks spoof "Young...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Jason Danieley, who appeared on Broadway in "Candide," "Curtains" and as a replacement cast member in "Next to Normal," will star in Gary Griffin's upcoming Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of "Sunday in the Park with George." His co-star will be...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:25 AM
When a dozen Morgan State University students launched a theater troupe called ArtsCentric nearly a decade ago, their goal went beyond creating performance opportunities for themselves. They wanted to do work that could make a difference to people.
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A new musical based on the 2002 Todd Haynes' film "Far from Heaven" gets a bow at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the Massachusetts Berkshires in July with a high-profile creative team.
Tony Award-winner Richard Greenberg ("Take Me Out') writes the...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:47 PM
In the past when the Greater Orlando Actors Theatre, or GOAT, has turned to musicals, the goal has been big, big shows complete with dance numbers. The results, in productions such as "Jekyll & Hyde" and "Aida," have been uneven.
So it's a pleasure to...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Jesse Nager (“Xanadu”), Danny Calvert “Altar Boyz”), Tim Young (“Next to Normal”), Willis White (“In the Heights”), Brad Greer (“Altar Boyz”) and Omar Lopez-Cepero (“American Idiot”)...