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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 had...
  • Review: 'Pretty Persephone' musical by Billy Corgan

    Review: 'Pretty Persephone' musical by Billy Corgan
    It might engender a few eye rolls, but the notion of Billy Corgan writing a musical makes excellent sense. He has always been an artist of ambition, his lyrics long suffused with the emotional language of melancholy and transformation. He has enjoyed...
  • Theater review: 'Christmas by Committee' from Garden Theatre

     Theater review: 'Christmas by Committee' from Garden Theatre
    Oh, the small-town community Christmas pageant — loved, dreaded, enjoyed and endured by folk all across the land. Local playwright Rob Winn Anderson's homage to this annual ritual, an affectionate musical titled "Christmas by Committee" is...
  • Colonial troubador values authenticity

    It's hard to imagine this country without a celebration of Christmas. But in Colonial-era New England celebrations of the holiday were not only taboo, but actually against the law in some Puritan-influenced communities. "In fact, you could land in...
  • New musical, 'Christmas by Committee' opens at Garden Theatre

     New musical, 'Christmas by Committee' opens at Garden Theatre
    The Garden Theatre, in downtown Winter Garden, will debut "Christmas By Committee," a new Christmas musical by Central Florida playwright Rob Winn Anderson this Friday, Dec. 5. "Christmas by Committee was inspired by Winter Garden," says Anderson, who...
  • Best bets for Dec. 6

    Best bets for Dec. 6
    Music Colors of Christmas: The stellar lineup features Peabo Bryson, Taylor Dayne, Ruben Studdard and Jennifer Holliday. The four award-winning artists will be singing hits from their individual repertoires as well as songs of the season. 8 p.m....
  • Theater review: Act 1's 'Little Women' is warm and welcoming

    Theater review: Act 1's 'Little Women' is warm and welcoming
    Act 1 has staged a heartwarming musical version of Louisa May Alcott's classic book "Little Women" that makes Jo March and her family seem like familiar friends as they contend with life in Massachusetts in the 1860s. The show is adeptly directed by...
  • 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...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...