| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:05 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events.
'The Memory of Water'...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:09 PM
North Central College's theatre department will start the new year by premiering "October Mourning," a stage adaptation of Lesléa Newman's poetic book, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard."
With Newman's permission, director Carin Silkaitis...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
When people think of popular Jewish music, two pieces invariably come to mind: "Hava Nagila," or perhaps Adam Sandler's "The Hanukkah Song." But as an upcoming program at Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism in Highland Park will show, there's much...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:46 AM
POPNATION: 7 p.m. Dec. 28; House of Blues, Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista; $17.50; 407-934-2583.
COSCULLUELA: 8 p.m. Jan. 24; House of Blues, Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista; $32; 407-934-2583.
GEORGE PORTER JR. & THE RUNNIN' PARDNERS: 7 p.m....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In Florida, dreaming of a white Christmas is little more than wishful thinking.
The weather warrants shorts and flip-flops for the majority of the winter season, so the odds of it actually snowing here this year are slim to none.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:36 PM
The Winter Park Playhouse presents the Central Florida premiere of musical comedy "The Rat Pack Lounge," which brings Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. back to life.
The show opens Friday, Jan. 16, and runs through Feb. 14.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:16 PM
"Disney's Newsies," coming Feb. 3-8 to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, concerns a newsboy strike in New York at the turn of the 20th century.
But the story of David (the ragtag paperboys, aka "newsies") versus Goliath (publishing...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Box office numbers don't always reflect the success of a film during awards season. In fact, many awards front-runners are often distributed in limited release at art house theaters across the U.S. before they ever hit the megaplex.
This year is no...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:56 AM
It’s high school musical time. State Theatre of Easton has released the schedule of musicals by schools eligible for the Freddy Awards and 30 schools are participating. New this year, Salisbury High School which had been the only school to perform...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:10 AM
The Los Angeles premieres of the Broadway hit "If/Then" and the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical" anchor the Pantages Theatre's 2015-16 season, organizers announced Monday.
The theater also will mark its 85th year with two...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:18 PM
"West Side Story," that ever-astonishing work of musical theater, is justly famous for the gangland rumblings between the Jets and the Sharks, stunning Jerome Robbins feats of 1950s choreography that advanced the Arthur Laurents narrative like no dance in...