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Musical Theater

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  • '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...
  • Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees

    Wesleyan Giving Michael Price, Lin-Manuel Miranda Honorary Degrees
    What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown. In 2002...
  • '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...
  • 5 things to do and see around Lake County

    5 things to do and see around Lake County
    1. Celebration The annual Profiles in Excellence will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Enjoy an inspiring afternoon in honor of Black History Month and look at the tremendous role that African...
  • Why love didn't work, from each party in 'The Last Five Years'

    Why love didn't work, from each party in 'The Last Five Years'
    Talk about burning a candle at both ends: Jason Robert Brown’s semi-autobiographical 2001 two-character musical, “The Last Five Years,” is a song cycle about a youthful love affair going down in flames — one partner's perspective...
  • 'Dirty Dancing' actress's clean sweep of dance roles

    'Dirty Dancing' actress's clean sweep of dance roles
    It's been 28 years since Johnny Castle uttered, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner," and yet the line from the beloved 1987 movie is still enduringly popular. "Dirty Dancing," the film that thrilled audiences with its daring dance moves, will again return to...
  • '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...
  • PM&L beckons to 'Meet Me in St. Louis'

    PM&L beckons to 'Meet Me in St. Louis'
    Who wants to live in New York? That's the question the Smith children ask their father with exasperation. After all, the fair is coming St. Louis, not NYC. The musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" opens Feb. 6 at Palette, Masque & Lyre (PM&L) Community...
  • 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:...