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Musical Theater

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  • Doo-wop singer hopes his 'Signal' reaches Broadway

    Doo-wop singer hopes his 'Signal' reaches Broadway
    It's a long way from the street corners of Gary to the White House, but Henry Farag and some of his pals have made that trip four times. As part of the doo-wop singing group Stormy Weather that he started in 1974 doing its a cappella thing, Farag and...
  • New York businessman gets 34-month prison term for 'Rebecca' Broadway scam

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former New York businessman was sentenced to nearly three years in prison Friday after admitting to defrauding the producers of Broadway production "Rebecca - The Musical" through an elaborate scheme involving nonexistent foreign...
  • NPR puts spotlight on Baltimore music

    NPR puts spotlight on Baltimore music
    Some of Baltimore’s frontline musical talent graced national airwaves during Wednesday's NPR show, "World Café: Sense of Place," a show that highlights essential and emerging artists.  In two segments of “The Sounds of Baltimore,”...
  • "I Love Lucy Live on Stage" can't re-create the magic

    "I Love Lucy Live on Stage" can't re-create the magic
    Love Lucy? It’s more like something a little south of “like.” Tolerate? Experience? That’s it. You’ll experience “I Love Lucy Live on Stage” now at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts through...
  • REVIEW: 'The Wild Party' by Bailiwick Chicago ★★★

     REVIEW: 'The Wild Party' by Bailiwick Chicago ★★★
    One of the happier consequences of the recent uptick in the quantity and quality of off-Loop musical theater is that a very capable but often pigeonholed director and choreographer like Brenda Didier can take time away from the mainstream suburban circuit...
  • Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour

    Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour
    Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley will play the mean, green Grinch in the national tour of “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” at the Chicago Theatre this fall, the venue has announced. Though a veteran of...
  • Theatre UCF opens 'Kiss of the Spider Woman'

    Theatre UCF opens 'Kiss of the Spider Woman'
    The Tony Award-winning musical Kiss of the Spider Woman opens at the Theatre UCF Main Stage on Thursday, Oct. 16. The music for Kiss of the Spider Woman was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the composer-lyricist team who also scored Cabaret, Chicago...
  • A 'Flute' from Africa renews Mozart's musical magic

    A 'Flute' from Africa renews Mozart's musical magic
    The Isango Ensemble, one of the world's most unusual, interesting and important theater and opera companies, doesn't distinguish between African theater and European opera. Nor does the company from Cape Town, South Africa, acknowledge barriers between...
  • VIDEO - Theater review of "Annie" at Broward Center

    VIDEO - Theater review of "Annie" at Broward Center
    Quick, think about the Broadway musical “Annie.” Did you flash onto the red curls? The red belted dress? Is the song “Tomorrow” now running in a loop in your head? “Annie” - now in a two-week run at the Broward...
  • 'Young Frankenstein': It's alive at Allentown's Civic Theatre

    'Young Frankenstein': It's alive at Allentown's Civic Theatre
    Civic Theatre director William Sanders, who had never seen the stage show, was surprised by his reaction when he read the script to "Young Frankenstein." "I laughed out loud," Sanders says. That's the reason Mel Brooks' musical version of his 1974...
  • 'Book of Mormon' tickets on sale Oct. 17

     'Book of Mormon' tickets on sale Oct. 17
    Tickets for the touring version of "The Book of Mormon," returning to Orlando in December, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17. This time around, the musical comedy will play at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from Dec. 26-...