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Musical Theater

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  • '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...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 11

    Here & Now for Feb. 11
    Entertainment throughout the county. Fox Lake Plunge fundraiser: The 2015 Polar Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Check-in time is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, there will be a pre-registration event from...
  • DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical

    DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical
    Danny Abosch wrote his first musical when he was a senior at Deerfield High School. It was called "Unwritten Rules" and premiered at Caruso Middle School. Since then, Abosch has come a long way in the field of musical theatre writing and composing. At...
  • Unlikely new Vegas musical tells 'Duck Dynasty' family tale

    Unlikely new Vegas musical tells 'Duck Dynasty' family tale
    It's all seemed like one big unlikely mashup: the Deep South, God-fearing family of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" turning their tale into a song and dance musical on stage in Sin City. Even Broadway producer Michael David has been on the receiving end of...
  • Northwest Catholic Collects Musical Instruments For New Orleans Students

    Northwest Catholic Collects Musical Instruments For New Orleans Students
    WEST HARTFORD — Students in Northwest Catholic High School's music program are collecting instruments for students in New Orleans, hoping to help musicians there and also learn about the city's music at the same time. "We want to really get as many...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone

    Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone
    The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
  • L.A. duo Sparks to play 1974 'Kimono My House' live

    L.A. duo Sparks to play 1974 'Kimono My House' live
    A little more than 40 years ago, forward-looking L.A. rock band Sparks released their third album, “Kimono My House,” a work that influenced a lot of glam-rock, dance and electronic music that followed. This weekend, founding members Ron and...
  • A welcome 'Cabaret'

    A welcome 'Cabaret'
    The production of "Cabaret" at Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs is just twisted enough. That's high praise for director Dan Kelley's take on the venerable musical, which was a Broadway smash in 1966 and a Oscar-magnet movie in 1972. On a...
  • S. Florida native reflects on production of 'Rent' in Cuba

    S. Florida native reflects on production of 'Rent' in Cuba
    Three nights a week since Christmas Eve, an all-Cuban cast of performers has danced and belted out songs, bringing the American rock musical, "Rent," to life in Havana. As they perform in Spanish to sold-out audiences at the Bertolt Brecht Theatre,...
  • 'Gotta Dance' is next pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago

    'Gotta Dance' is next pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago
    Chicago is getting another pre-Broadway tryout: “Gotta Dance,” a new musical based on a 2008 Dori Berinstein documentary about the New Jersey Nets’ hip-hop dance team made up of senior citizens. The documentary followed the neophyte team...
  • With attendance up, ESO looks to next season

    With attendance up, ESO looks to next season
    Two seasons ago the Elgin Symphony Orchestra averaged 73 percent of capacity at the Hemmens Cultural Center, according to ESO Director of Marketing & Development Cheryl Wendt. Last season that average grew to 79 percent, and the current season...