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Musical Theater

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  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 15-22: 'End of the Rainbow' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 15-22: 'End of the Rainbow' and more
    Judy Garland is remembered in "End of the Rainbow" at International City Theatre in Long Beach, A Noise Within presents the Brecht-Weill classic "The Threepenny Opera" in Pasadena, and Deaf West Theatre stages David Mamet's "American Buffalo" at Cal State...
  • Seth Stainback is the big winner at Local Music Awards

    Seth Stainback is the big winner at Local  Music Awards
    Seth Stainback and Roosterfoot took the top prize on Wednesday night at the VEER Magazine Local Music Awards, and Stainback and the Norfolk duo Little Pants were the only acts to win multiple awards.  Stainback's brilliant CD "Fire & Steel" was named...
  • TCM honors Debbie Reynolds, Rod Taylor

    TCM honors Debbie Reynolds, Rod Taylor
    Turner Classic Movies does the best job of honoring veteran performers, and the invaluable channel continues the trend this month. TCM will salute Debbie Reynolds, who receives the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award later this month, and Rod...
  • 'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo

    'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo
    Fox has picked up freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" for next season and renewed "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a third season. "Empire" has connected with young adults in two telecasts on Wednesdays after "American Idol." "Gotham," the Batman prequel, won...
  • St. Isaac Jogues students join the Peanuts gang

    St. Isaac Jogues students join the Peanuts gang
    St. Isaac Jogues School's fifth- through eighth-graders are performing "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" Feb. 20-22. Grace Richards, who is in the fifth- and sixth-grade ensemble, explains the plot: "It starts out as a really bad day, and then ends up...
  • '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...
  • 'SNL': J.K. Simmons to host

    'SNL': J.K. Simmons to host
    As if he doesn't have enough pressure as an Oscar nominee, J.K. Simmons will take on being host of "Saturday Night Live." He will do the honors Jan. 31, the night before the Super Bowl on NBC. The musical guest will be D'Angelo, who will appear with...
  • East Ridge High School stages 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

    East Ridge High School stages 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
    CLERMONT — If you love musical theater, you will probably go crazy for "The Drowsy Chaperone," which is stuffed with every creaky action and most of the stock characters in the history of the theater. Drama students at East Ridge High School...
  • Memorial Opera House: Take your pick of productions

    Memorial Opera House: Take your pick of productions
    The Memorial Opera House is giving its patrons the chance to vote for what shows they'd like to see on stage for the entertainment venue's coming season. The opera house launched the survey on its Facebook page Thursday, and paper copies are available...
  • 'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits

    'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits
    No, it wasn’t the Oscars, but it sure felt that way. NBC celebrated the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” Sunday night with a live special that was as long (3½ hours) and as stuffed with montages as an Academy Awards broadcast....
  • L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city

    L.A. Philharmonic's Youth Orchestra Los Angeles strikes chord in city
    Vivian Trejo practices the French horn above a row of bodegas on a broken street. She opens her score sheet. A boy hollers in the alley, a plane skims the haze beyond her window. She presses her lips to a silver mouthpiece, blows through coiled steel...