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Musical Theater

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  • Orefield actor Robert Callan Adams' recovery reflects 'Little Engine That Could'

    In the classic children's story of perseverance and determination, a small engine must overcome huge odds to pull a train over a mountain. "The Little Engine That Could" could easily be the story of Robert Callan Adams. Four years ago, Adams, who...
  • 15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 8-14

    Monday, Dec. 8: "HOLIDAYS OF LIGHT" AND "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD" Monday and Tuesday are the Illinois Free Days this month at MSI, which means general admission is gratis for state residents. That makes it the perfect chance to catch the popular...
  • Bob Greenblatt on 'Peter Pan' ratings: 'A great night for NBC'

    "Peter Pan" may not have soared to the ratings heights many expected, but NBC's live telecast was still "a great night," according to network chief Bob Greenblatt. The three-hour musical extravaganza, starring "Girls" co-star Allison Williams in the...
  • 'Reefer Madness' comes to Lehigh University

    'Reefer Madness' comes to Lehigh University
    A counterculture musical based on a 1936 anti-pot propaganda film might seem like an unusual choice for a student-run production at a university. But Lehigh University student Emma Gifford says the outrageous tongue-in-cheek "Reefer Madness" is an ideal...
  • Jason Alexander directs Jewish musical at Mizner Park

    Jason Alexander directs Jewish musical at Mizner Park
    Comic actor Jason Alexander, best known for playing "George" on the popular situation television comedy series "Seinfeld," directs the musical "When You're In Love The Whole World Is Jewish" running now through Jan. 11 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts...
  • 'First Date' will play the Royal George

    'First Date' will play the Royal George
    The Chicago premiere of the musical “First Date” will arrive in early 2015, a spokesperson for the production announced on Monday. The comedy about a guy and girl’s blind date — remember those? — will play the Royal...
  • Stephen Sondheim, Rob Marshall and Meryl Streep on 'Into the Woods'

    Stephen Sondheim, Rob Marshall and Meryl Streep on 'Into the Woods'
    Twenty-seven years after it first premiered on Broadway, composer Stephen Sondheim and librettist James Lapine's subversive, fairy-tale-based musical "Into the Woods" comes to the screen Dec. 25 under the direction of "Chicago's" Rob Marshall and with a...
  • At South Florida theaters, the snow must go on

    At South Florida theaters, the snow must go on
    It may be hard for some South Floridians to get into the holiday spirit. Twinkling lights on palm trees, Santas in flip-flops and balmy subtropical temperatures don't exactly conjure up Christmas. But South Florida stages are doing their part. Here is a...
  • Wallis, Jamie and Jay Z bring 'Annie' back to life

    "Annie," a musical that the decades have rendered into a punchline, is modernized, made more streetwise and brought back to life in a production backed by Jay Z and various members of the Will and Jada Pinkett Smith empire. The new "Annie" is intimate...
  • Annie Oakley show gets encore '

    Annie Oakley show gets encore '
    "Annie Get Your Gun," Irving Berlin's musical version of the life of sharp-shooter Annie Oakley, has been held over at the Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse, 1100 N. Unser St. in Mount Dora. The musical based on the biography of Annie Oakley is filled...
  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...