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Musical Theater

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  • Marriott's dazzling 'La Cage' is bright and bold

    Marriott's dazzling 'La Cage' is bright and bold
    There's a make-or break moment that comes roughly midway through "La Cage Aux Folles," a number that –— done wrong — renders everything before it meaningless and everything after it anticlimactic. It starts unassumingly enough, with a...
  • Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic

    Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic
    Last night was the Grammys, also known as The Show Determined to Make You Never Want to Hear One Note of "Stay With Me " Ever Again. And that was the record of the year in the music industry's annual celebration of (what's left of) itself. Imagine how...
  • 'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound

     'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound
    "The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
  • Get ready to party with Tony 'n' Tina in Bethlehem

    You've probably been to weddings that got a little crazy. But you've probably never been to a wedding quite like "Tony n' Tina's Wedding." "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" has the typical ceremony, dinner, cake-cutting, music and dancing. But in the...
  • 'Disney's Newsies' delivers at the Arsht Center

    'Disney's Newsies' delivers at the Arsht Center
    The story in "Disney's Newsies" is familiar to many people because the musical-comedy is based on the 1992 movie, which became a cult favorite. The Tony Award-winning score in the Broadway show, through Feb. 8 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the...
  • 'Nice Work' Is A Lurching Gershwin Juke-Box Show

    'Nice Work' Is A Lurching Gershwin Juke-Box Show
    The show: "Nice Work If You Can Get It" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The non-Equity tour of the 2012 revamped version of George and Ira Gershwin's 1926 musical "Oh, Kay!" with additional tunes from the...
  • '[title of show]' a comic look at creative process

    The smart post-modern musical opening Friday at Civic Theatre in Allentown takes on the messy but hilarious process of creation. "[title of show]" is not only making its Lehigh Valley premiere, but its Pennsylvania premiere as well. The 2004 Tony-...
  • 'Spelling Bee' opens at Wilmette Theatre on Feb. 28

    'Spelling Bee' opens at Wilmette Theatre on Feb. 28
    Got your Top-Sider shoes handy? Scotch tape to repair the bridge of your eyeglasses? Leave that to William Barfee, the nerdy champion of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," opening Feb. 28 at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave.. Can...
  • Call Board: Muhlenberg, 'High School Musical' auditions, more

    Call Board: Muhlenberg, 'High School Musical' auditions, more
    MUHLENBERG SUMMER THEATRE AUDITIONS Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre will hold open auditions for performers ages 16 and up on Feb. 22 and 23 for the season's mainstage productions: the raucous, pupped-filled musical comedy "Avenue Q," running June 10-28,...
  • Kennedy Center presents pleasant, Broadway-bound production of 'Gigi'

    Kennedy Center presents pleasant, Broadway-bound production of 'Gigi'
    The Kennedy Center has poured a lot of resources into a perfectly pleasant, not entirely satisfying production of the Lerner and Loewe musical "Gigi." Next stop is Broadway. It may need an extra jolt or two before then. Perhaps this work, best known...
  • Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'

    Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'
    Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...