| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:03 PM
“Enter Laughing,” Carl Reiner’s semi-autobiographical 1958 novel, has had nearly as varied a career as its author. Playwright Joseph Stein (“Fiddler on the Roof”) turned it into a Broadway play (1963), a film (1967), a...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Danny Abosch wrote his first musical when he was a senior at Deerfield High School. It was called "Unwritten Rules" and premiered at Caruso Middle School.
Since then, Abosch has come a long way in the field of musical theatre writing and composing. At...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:21 PM
If you want tickets to Winter Park Playhouse's "The Rat Pack Lounge," go buy them right now. No, really, put down the newspaper and head for the phone or computer. Of course, it might already be too late.
I say this because as of opening night on...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Song and dance highlight the familiar story of feisty tomboy and aspiring writer Jo March and her sisters when Act 1 brings "Little Women, the Musical" to Labuda Center at DeSales University for its holiday production.
The musical, opening Wednesday,...
| Sep 17, 2014
Peter Pagliaro, artistic director of Stage Left Theatre, Boynton Beach's only live stage theater, is busy preparing for its upcoming season.
With a major makeover, a new proscenium stage, new curtains and bathrooms, all new stage lighting and a wall-size...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:58 PM
It's fitting that a couple who have been in love with each other, as well as the theater, for decades anchors the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" opening Friday.
The show also marks the return to the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:14 PM
“The Marvelous Wonderettes”: The off-Broadway musical, a co-production with Boca’s Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center, will open Thursday at the Abdo New River Room (201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale). The show, closing...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
"Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Michael Goldberg, writer, director and producer best known for his screenplay for "Cool Runnings," the comedy about the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team, died in Studio City, Calif., on October 2, following a battle with brain and sinus cancer that lasted...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:33 AM
When his longtime mentor and celebrated children's author Edward Gorey died in 2000, Kevin McDermott grieved for one week. Then he grabbed a camera and visited the Elephant House, Gorey's home in Cape Cod, a rundown place covered in a thicket of tree...