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Musical Theater

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  • Plainfield and Killingly marching bands compete at Clipper Invitational

    When the Plainfield High School marching band took to the field for the Clipper Invitational in Putnam on Sept. 20, band director Kacey Howard had to watch from the sidelines. Standing atop a steel bench, she watched drum major Noah Sarette lead the class...
  • 'Sound of Music' production needs large cast

    The Melon Patch Players will hold auditions for Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein's musical "The Sound of Music" at 7 p.m. Oct 5 and 6 at the Melon Patch Playhouse, 311 N. 13th St., Leesburg. The play is based on the lives of the Von Trapp Family...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A 2013 Courant Interview With Polly Bergen

    A 2013 Courant Interview With Polly Bergen
    In June 2013, the Courant's Susan Dunne interviewed actress Polly Bergen ahead of a screening and Q&A of "Cape Fear" at the Wadsworth Atheneum. The actress died Saturday at her Southbury home. She was 84. Polly Bergen grew up in Ohio and Indiana...
  • South Florida theater picks

    South Florida theater picks
    Annie Oct. 7-19 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $34.75. Call 954-462-0222 or go to BrowardCenter.org. When the musical-comedy “Annie” comes to the Broward Center, it...
  • Author Hampton Sides on the call of the wild

    Author Hampton Sides on the call of the wild
    For two years, the crew of the USS Jeannette was trapped in ice north of the Bering Sea. The sailors staged musicals, played football, ate seal meat (which they dubbed "arctic turkey") and even performed surgery on the eye of a crew member afflicted...
  • Community music lessons helpful for at-risk kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Community-based music lessons for disadvantaged youth can have positive biological effects on their brains, a new study found. "Music training directs children's attention to sounds, and teaches them to make sound-meaning...
  • Producers Kill 'American Psycho' Musical at Off Broadway's Second Stage

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Off Broadway's Second Stage Theater has sliced "American Psycho" out of its slate just as the 2014-15 season has gotten underway. According to Second Stage leadership, commercial rights holder Act 4 Entertainment has pulled...