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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • Man behind 'Galavant' music creates songs of our lives

    PASADENA, Calif. The man at the piano in the lobby of the Langham Huntington Hotel is playing a medley of familiar tunes. Along with a couple of Broadway musical numbers, he's belting out bits of some of the best-known numbers from Disney animated...
  • IceHouse Theatre stages the musical 'I Do! I Do!' in honor of Valentine's Day

    IceHouse Theatre stages the musical 'I Do! I Do!' in honor of Valentine's Day
    MOUNT DORA — When director David Clevinger looked at the calendar, he selected a play that will please people who like their sentiment served straight up. In honor of Valentine's Day, he went to the shelf and took down the two-character musical "I...
  • Rostand gets the mob treatment in 'Serrano the Musical'

    Rostand gets the mob treatment in  'Serrano the Musical'
    “Serrano the Musical,” in its world premiere at the Matrix Theatre, relocates “Cyrano de Bergerac,” originally set in 1640 France, to New York’s Little Italy, around now. Edmond Rostand’s classic tale, in which...
  • REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre

     REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre
    "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...
  • 'Book of Mormon' to return to Hippodrome

    'Book of Mormon' to return to Hippodrome
    Those perky missionaries in their white shirts and black ties will return to Baltimore to spread humor, or offense, once again. "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent musical from the creators of "South Park," broke a house record last season when it...
  • 'Annie' demonstrates its durability at the Hippodrome

    'Annie' demonstrates its durability at the Hippodrome
    There's nothing like a little orphan to combat a Depression. Hollywood pushed that concept hard with Shirley Temple movies. Broadway seconded the notion with "Annie," the much-loved, much-traveled musical that is back in Baltimore, flashing enough smiles...
  • 'Strange Magic' casts a musical spell, but as a movie it misses

    'Strange Magic' casts a musical spell, but as a movie it misses
    "Strange Magic," the new animated musical fairy tale from the mind and the mixtape of George Lucas, is indeed strange. What's missing is the magic. The first animation feature film collaboration since Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012 seems a...
  • Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...
  • Notre Dame's Ben Koyack looks to strike chord with scouts at Senior Bowl

    Notre Dame's Ben Koyack looks to strike chord with scouts at Senior Bowl
    MOBILE, Ala. — One of Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack's off-field passions is helping him this week among the NFL draft prospects participating in the Senior Bowl. Koyack recognizes how his musical talents overlap with football, and he's...
  • Review: 'George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door' by Graeme Thomson

    Review: 'George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door' by Graeme Thomson
    In February 1963, the New Musical Express ran a profile of George Harrison, who was then just 19 years old. He appears to be a man of simple tastes and pleasures: His favorite food is lamb chops and chips, and his hobbies include "driving, records, girls....
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...