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Musical Theater

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  • Anna Kendrick and Conan O'Brien turn 'Conan' into a musical

    Anna Kendrick and Conan O'Brien turn 'Conan' into a musical
    Anna Kendrick was a guest on "Conan" on Thursday night, promoting her upcoming musical film "The Last Five Years." But rather than the usual celeb-and-host reparte, she and Conan O'Brien decided to show rather than tell. In other words, they turned...
  • Opera series wraps with tasty treat

     Opera series wraps with tasty treat
    Food mixed with music can be a recipe for success. Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts in University Park will offer a food-themed show March 1 for the Opera Up Close series' fifth season finale. "The afternoon is basically built...
  • Grammys 2015: Grammy students win the chance of a lifetime

    Grammys 2015: Grammy students win the chance of a lifetime
    Having the opportunity to record in the legendary studios of Capitol Records is a feat many will never accomplish. But, for a small group of high school students, the record label home of artists such as Sam Smith, Katy Perry and Mary J. Blige opened...
  • Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'

    Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'
    North Central College's theatre department will start the new year by premiering "October Mourning," a stage adaptation of Lesléa Newman's poetic book, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard." With Newman's permission, director Carin Silkaitis...
  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 15-22: 'End of the Rainbow' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 15-22: 'End of the Rainbow' and more
    Judy Garland is remembered in "End of the Rainbow" at International City Theatre in Long Beach, A Noise Within presents the Brecht-Weill classic "The Threepenny Opera" in Pasadena, and Deaf West Theatre stages David Mamet's "American Buffalo" at Cal State...
  • 'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits

    'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits
    No, it wasn’t the Oscars, but it sure felt that way. NBC celebrated the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” Sunday night with a live special that was as long (3½ hours) and as stuffed with montages as an Academy Awards broadcast....
  • Anna Kendrick seeks pitch-perfect balance of work, workouts and sleep

     Anna Kendrick seeks pitch-perfect balance of work, workouts and sleep
    At 12, she was nominated for a Tony for the Broadway musical "High Society," at 24, she snagged an Oscar nomination for the drama "Up in the Air," and, at 27, her song "Cups," from the hit comedy "Pitch Perfect," went multi-platinum and became one of...
  • Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...
  • Seth Stainback is the big winner at Local Music Awards

    Seth Stainback is the big winner at Local  Music Awards
    Seth Stainback and Roosterfoot took the top prize on Wednesday night at the VEER Magazine Local Music Awards, and Stainback and the Norfolk duo Little Pants were the only acts to win multiple awards.  Stainback's brilliant CD "Fire & Steel" was named...
  • Music, dance brighten 'Goodnight Moon' on stage

    A bunny finds a clever way to stall bedtime in Margaret Wise Brown's "Goodnight Moon." Kids will be delighted to see the bunny and everyone and everything he says goodnight to come to life in Highland Park Players' musical version of the classic tale....
  • "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto

    "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto
    A man with a very dark side. Two women in love with him. And a score that includes songs that have been featured in the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup. "I call it a guys' musical. It appeals to everyone, including maybe the guys...