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Musical Theater

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  • 'Shrek' showcases Glencoe Junior High Project actors, crew

    "Shrek the Musical" opens Thursday, Feb. 5, at Glencoe Central School and audiences can thank the Glencoe Junior High Project, which presents the annual show. "I'm excited and I'm not that nervous," said Charlotte Jaffe, 13, a Glencoe seventh-grader who...
  • Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' series going to Netflix

    Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' series going to Netflix
    Director Baz Luhrmann is the latest major filmmaker to bring his next project to a streaming service. "The Get Down," the story of a group of South Bronx kids maneuvering through the music scene of 1970s New York City, will premiere on Netflix in 2016....
  • Broadway Star Florence Lacey Speaks To West Hartford Students

    WEST HARTFORD — The cast of Conard High School's production of "Hello, Dolly!" got a critique Friday from veteran Broadway star Florence "Flo" Lacey. Lacey told students about her struggle through auditions in both New York and Los Angeles,...
  • Mary Healy dies at 96; actress and singer during golden age of TV

    Mary Healy, a singer and actress who formed a popular comedy team with her husband, Peter Lind Hayes, during television's golden age, died of natural causes Tuesday in Calabasas. She was 96. Her death was confirmed by her daughter, actress Cathy Lind...
  • Deerfield hosts 68th annual Founders' Days Feb. 14-15

    Deerfield hosts 68th annual Founders' Days Feb. 14-15
    — The city will honor its pioneers Feb.14-15 at its yearly festival. Activities at the 68th Annual Founders' Days festivities include carnival rides, arts and crafts, musical entertainment and a motorcycle show from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 14....
  • 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...
  • Williams Street stages 'Married Alive!'

    Couples of all ages and stages of couplehood will enjoy a romantic comedy that's just in time for Valentine's Day. "Married Alive!" is a musical comedy about the ups and downs of married life, from newlywed to nearly dead. Presented by Williams Street...
  • Windham Theatre Guild has a full season ahead

    The Windham Theatre Guild (WTG) is a non-profit organization that has been producing quality community theatre since 1985. "Hundreds of community volunteers join us each year as we strive to offer live theatrical and musical productions and education in...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Frozen' songwriters to pen number for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars 2015: 'Frozen' songwriters to pen number for Neil Patrick Harris
    Do you want to help a showman? For "Frozen" songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the answer is yes. The Academy Award-winning husband-and-wife duo, who claimed a statue last year for the original song "Let It Go," are on board to write a...
  • Gabbin' in the Grove: Goodnight moon, hello theater!

    I just heard about the cutest, "must-see" theater event ever. On February 14, 15, 21, and 22, the Highland Park Players are presenting a musical for young audiences called "Goodnight Moon." Yes, one of the most well-loved children's books has become a...
  • Green giant: 'Shrek' to come alive on LZHS stage

    About 90 Lake Zurich High School students will come together on Feb. 6, 7 and 8 to blow the socks off of audiences with their production of "Shrek the Musical." Playing the part of Shrek is senior Peter Iliopoulous, who speaks with an impressive Scottish...