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Musical Theater

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  • 'Tangled' show, Elsa to find home on Disney Magic

    'Tangled' show, Elsa to find home on Disney Magic
    Disney Cruise Line is seeking theatrical performers for a new stage adaptation for "Tangled" that's headed for the Disney Magic in 2015, and is also looking for someone to play Elsa from "Frozen." The official Disney auditions website has put the call...
  • Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts

    Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts
    SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS SHOWCASE Through Sept. 28. A multimedia exhibit showcasing drawings, paintings, collage, mixed media and photographs by adult and youth students and instructors. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at...
  • A joyous, high-spirited journey to 'Memphis' at Toby's

    A joyous, high-spirited journey to 'Memphis' at Toby's
    Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia has always been a regional treasure for theatergoers, but the current production of "Memphis: The Musical" proves that no smash hit is too big for Toby's to produce with pizazz. The theater's intimate in-the-round venue...
  • Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival

    Chico Freeman lights up Englewood Jazz Festival
    Some Chicago jazz musicians double as social activists, using music to change lives. Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins, for instance, grew up in and around Englewood and has been fervently devoted to his South Side neighborhood, creating a jazz festival that...
  • Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet

    Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet
    On the surface, a Nellie McKay performance might seem to be something from another time. Wearing a modestly cut pastel or floral print dress, the 32-year-old with golden Shirley Temple curls can sing Broadway show tunes and the classic jazz-era songs...
  • 'Jimi: All is By My Side': Dig it, man

    'Jimi: All is By My Side': Dig it, man
    *** (out of four) Alluring and elusive, “Jimi: All is By My Side” refuses to spell everything out. It’s not a musical biopic that tracks an artist’s career from beginning to end and asks the actor (in this case, Outkast’s...
  • Under the Streetlamp turns back the calendar and croons the classics

    Under the Streetlamp turns back the calendar and croons the classics
     Michael Ingersoll, Shonn Wiley, Michael Cunio and Christopher Jones are actors, not singers. But after performing on stage in the hit musical "Jersey Boys," they got bit by the singing bug - which explains why they will be at the Ferguson Center in...
  • For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity

     For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity
    Riccardo Muti's first full week of subscription concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Center continues the music director's preparation of repertory he and the orchestra will be taking to five European countries in October and November....
  • Broadway's 'The Lion King' Becomes Top Grossing Title of All Time

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "The Lion King" has claimed a new crown: Top box office title in any medium. The Associated Press did the math and discovered the 17-year-old stage musical, which on Broadway has undergone an extraordinary spurt of B....
  • 'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time -Disney

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday....
  • 'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday. The...