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  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18
    FRIDAY | "Newsies": "Headlines don't sell papes, Newsies sell papes." And tickets. This touring musical is based on the Disney movie about the Newsboys Strike of 1899, and has a score by Alan Menken and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Through Jan. 4 at the...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah
    Nearly 70 years ago, a music teacher filling in for his wife’s second-grade class asked the children what they wanted for Christmas. When hearing the sibilant sounds erupting all over the room, it inspired the man, Donald Yetter Gardner, to compose...
  • Day trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia Flower Show, lunch at the Moshulu, March 5. $110. Friends of the Southern Lehigh Public Library, 610-282-8825. •Philadelphia Flower Show, March 2. $57. Emmaus Garden Club, Diane, 610-554-0653. •...
  • Stomp's primal rhythms come to Philadelphia

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to turn your body into a percussion instrument? "Stomp," which uses everything from garbage cans to hubcaps to beat out rhythms, is coming to the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia Friday for eight shows. And at...
  • "El rey león" vuelve a ser el espectáculo más taquillero de Broadway

    "El rey león" vuelve a ser el espectáculo más taquillero de Broadway
    NUEVA YORK - El musical de "El rey león" sigue triunfando en Broadway diecisiete años después de su estreno y ha vuelto a ser el espectáculo más taquillero en 2014, con más de 100 millones de dólares amasados y 700.000 espectadores, según datos de la...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Mentalist,' football: this weekend

    'Walking Dead,' 'Mentalist,' football: this weekend
    College and professional football probably will score the biggest ratings this weekend. Yet there are some big deals in scripted programming. The weekend's highlights: "The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC The zombie drama offers its midseason...
  • Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

    For the second year in a row, Disney's "The Lion King" has emerged as Broadway's undisputed monarch, beating out perennial rival "Wicked" for the No. 1 box-office spot for 2014. Disney Theatrical also saw success with "Aladdin," which opened in March...
  • 'Pippin' Revival Tour Delivers The Magic At Bushnell

    'Pippin' Revival Tour Delivers The Magic At Bushnell
    The show: "Pippin" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: It's the tour stop of Tony Award-winning musical revival. First impressions: From the first "Doo-dle-ee-do" sinuously sung by wicked temptress Sasha...
  • 'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723

    'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723
    The Disney musical "Newsies" had a front-page week in Chicago over the holidays. The nine performances at the Oriental Theatre in the week ending Jan. 4 grossed a whopping $2,012,723; Disney claimed on Wednesday that this was “the highest grossing...
  • Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'

    Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'
    Theater groups schedule and plan productions months, sometimes years, in advance of opening night. And so, with the tragic events this past week in France, it is a fitting coincidence that two local groups raise the curtain on 2015 with shows that pay...
  • Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says

    Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says
    Something "Wicked" this way comes — and it could arrive in theaters as early as next year. Development is underway on a big-screen adaptation of "Wicked," the popular stage musical taking a revisionist approach to "The Wizard of Oz," according...