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Musical Theater

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  • Famed French violinist joins Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    Famed French violinist joins Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Editor's note: Anne Akiko Meyers is replacing Dumay as soloist. Dumay cancelled due to illness. French violinist Augustin Dumay is one of the most striking representatives of the great European classical tradition, following in the footsteps of such...
  • Meet three young stars of the classical music world

    Audiences love young musicians. The soloist with the three-quarter size violin, the pianist whose legs just now reach the pedals, the kid whose confidence is as big as the talent exploding before our eyes. We are astonished, awed, and amazed. We wonder...
  • Broadway Star Florence Lacey Speaks To West Hartford Students

    WEST HARTFORD — The cast of Conard High School's production of "Hello, Dolly!" got a critique Friday from veteran Broadway star Florence "Flo" Lacey. Lacey told students about her struggle through auditions in both New York and Los Angeles,...
  • 50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum
    Jazz was in trouble. In the early 1960s rock was ascendant, jazz clubs were closing, jobs were evaporating and the music seemed to be coming to a creative and commercial dead end. Until, that is, a group of intrepid players from the South Side of...
  • Grammys 2015: Grammy students win the chance of a lifetime

    Grammys 2015: Grammy students win the chance of a lifetime
    Having the opportunity to record in the legendary studios of Capitol Records is a feat many will never accomplish. But, for a small group of high school students, the record label home of artists such as Sam Smith, Katy Perry and Mary J. Blige opened...
  • So you think you want to see 'Flashdance the Musical'?

    So you think you want to see 'Flashdance the Musical'?
    No matter how hard the cast of "Flashdance the Musical" tries, every bump is just a grind. The musical-comedy running through Feb. 1 at the Kravis Center is a valiant and faithful (perhaps too much so) staging of the 1983 movie that made Jennifer...
  • Theater review: 'Newsies' at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

     Theater review: 'Newsies' at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    Isn't there a little spark of rebellion in us all? A feeling that we are taken advantage of, not paid what we're worth, not treated with the respect we deserve? "Newsies," the touring Disney Theatrical musical based on a 1992 film, cleverly taps into...
  • 'Frog and Toad' musical coming to Northbrook

    Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. “I remember the books...
  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

    Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards
    The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani. The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Annie Lennox will also be paired with newcomer Hozier and Jessie J...
  • 'Let It Go' writers pen Oscar song

    'Let It Go' writers pen Oscar song
    The Oscar-winning composers of "Let It Go" are contributing a special number that host Neil Patrick Harris will sing on the Academy Awards telecast.  Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who won the Oscar last year for the "Frozen" song, are writing...
  • John O'Hurley to head cast of 'Chicago' at the Hippodrome in March

    John O'Hurley to head cast of 'Chicago' at the Hippodrome in March
    The national touring production of the hit musical "Chicago" heading to the Hippodrome Theatre in March will feature John O'Hurley -- a.k.a. J. Peterman on "Seinfeld" -- as the sneaky lawyer Billy Flynn. O'Hurley, known for appearances on "Dancing...