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Musical Theater

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  • Seth Siegel's alive and well

    Seth Siegel's alive and well
    "Fred's Dead" may be alive somewhere. Seth Siegel doesn't have on hand a copy of the script he co-wrote with a pair of Newport Harbor High School classmates in the late 1970s. The show's program eludes him too. He surmises that if he kept digging...
  • 'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015

    'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015
    The streets of downtown Los Angeles will be alive with the sound of music next year. A production of "The Sound of Music" will have its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in L.A. in September 2015 followed by a North American tour, organizers announced on...
  • Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey

    Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey
    Frank Sinatra may not be around to serenade fans with his melodic voice, but Mike McCaffrey, the 80-year-old — and blue-eyed — Laguna Beach resident, is picking up where the baritone singer left off. McCaffrey, the pianist and singer with...
  • Appeal of 'Les Miserables' endures

    Appeal of 'Les Miserables' endures
    Heather Quinn is determined to see Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables," which opens Friday night. "I love 'Les Miz,'" said the Orlando resident, using the fans' nickname for the hit musical. She's not alone. The Shakes set a...
  • Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'

     Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'
    The Garden Theatre opens TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" this Friday, Sept. 12. "Sweeney," a dark musical, runs through Oct. 5 and kicks off the Garden Theatre's 2014-2015 season. "Sweeney Todd" will...
  • Demi Lovato works to make a difference

    Demi Lovato works to make a difference
    Demi Lovato coverage is often fixated on topics unrelated to her music: A. Why did the pop star recently unfollow ex-BFF Selena Gomez on Twitter? B. What does Lovato — who performs Monday at Amway Center in Orlando — really think of her...
  • Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome

    Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome
    In an age when no cinematic product seems safe from being targeted for a theatrical make-over, and when so few of these movies-turned-musicals end up having much substance to offer, "Once" impresses all the more. This modest-scaled work, now getting...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more
    The plight of homeless female veterans is explored in "Low Hanging Fruit" at the the Zephyr Theatre, Jordan Harrison’s "Marjorie Prime" premieres at the Taper and Vox Lumiere presents a multimedia show inspired by "The Phantom of the Opera." Snug&...
  • Review: 'Finding Fela!' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Finding Fela!' ★★ 1/2
    An audacious performer and iconoclast, the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti proves a challenging subject for a conventional documentary. That's a theme of sorts in Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela!," which is admirably comprehensive but disappointingly short on...
  • Music documentary 'Take Me To the River' covers a lot of familiar ground

    There have been earlier and better movies about "The Memphis Sound," with the documentary "Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story" being among the best. And there have been recent and better music documentaries built around the idea of giving music...