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  • Hathaway sings again in 'Song One'

    Anne Hathaway didn't sing in "Interstellar," but she does croon a tune in her latest. When the movie's titled "Song One" and is set in the lively indie music scene of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, it's to be expected. But it's not like she's dying to cut a...
  • 'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo

    'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo
    Fox has picked up freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" for next season and renewed "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a third season. "Empire" has connected with young adults in two telecasts on Wednesdays after "American Idol." "Gotham," the Batman prequel, won...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron, who appeared on "Hee Haw," dies at age 90

    Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said...
  • Vega Quartet concert spans four generations

    Music, like all great art, evolves over time, with ideas passing from generation to generation, teacher to student, and, in some cases, father to son. It's a living process that will be vividly illustrated when the Vega String Quartet appears at the...
  • ArcAttack playing 300,000 volts of musical electricity

    ArcAttack playing 300,000 volts of musical electricity
    Music comes in all forms and styles, and for ages, musicians have found ways to push the boundaries of delivering the arrangements of pitches and tones into musical expressions. For ArcAtttack, a Texas based musical group demonstrating at Otronicon,...
  • Theater Review: Hilarious hiccups in getting hitched, in musical, 'Honeymoon in Vegas'

    What's a girl to do when, just hours before her long-awaited marriage, some other guy tries to strong arm her into wedlock! Such is the slim dilemma driving the sassy, flashy new musical comedy, "Honeymoon in Vegas". High-powered energy comes from the...
  • REVIEW: 'Honeymoon in Vegas' on Broadway

    REVIEW: 'Honeymoon in Vegas' on Broadway
    NEW YORK — Were you to honeymoon in today's Las Vegas, you'd find hip European DJs have replaced crooners and Elvis, and showgirls about as rare on the Strip as a winning hand. But “Honeymoon in Vegas,” the startlingly retro new Broadway...
  • First look at 'Tommy' at the Paramount

    First look at 'Tommy' at the Paramount
    The Paramount Theater in Aurora recently released photos from its new production of “Tommy,” the 1993 musical based on the rock opera by The Who – the one about the deaf, dumb and blind kid who sure plays a mean pinball. The Paramount...
  • 'Les Miz' to open Shakespeare Festival

    'Les Miz' to open Shakespeare Festival
    The banners will be raised and the barricade will fall when the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens its 2015 season this spring with "Les Miserables." It will be the first professional production of the hit musical in the Lehigh Valley, and officials...
  • Kelli O'Hara talks 'Merry Widow,' 'Peter Pan Live' and 'King and I'

    It's a rewarding but undeniably hectic time to be Kelli O'Hara. The five-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway actress has in the last month gone from starring in NBC's live telecast of "Peter Pan," as Mrs. Darling, to making her Metropolitan Opera debut...
  • Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week

    Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week
    In July, when The Courant last checked in with Nick Fradiani, he was competing on the TV reality show "America's Got Talent" with his band, Beach Avenue. The band got eliminated early on in the competition, during "Judgment Week." Don't count Fradiani...