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  • 'Tangled' show, Elsa to find home on Disney Magic

    'Tangled' show, Elsa to find home on Disney Magic
    Disney Cruise Line is seeking theatrical performers for a new stage adaptation for "Tangled" that's headed for the Disney Magic in 2015, and is also looking for someone to play Elsa from "Frozen." The official Disney auditions website has put the call...
  • With Mueller lending her voice, FWD Theatre Project debuts

    With Mueller lending her voice, FWD Theatre Project debuts
    For a snapshot of what Chicago theater loves most about its new Broadway star, Jessie Mueller, you need only have been at the City Winery Monday night, when the self-effacing lead of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" gave her first local performance...
  • Fall TV season brings a new-found commitment to diversity

    In 2008, when America's broadcast networks unveiled their new TV schedules, only one show was anchored by a minority and he was a black cartoon character voiced by a white actor. Six years later, prime time is undergoing a big, multicultural change. When...
  • Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed

    Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed
    For an actress well into her golden years, landing the role of a lifetime is a rare achievement. To play that role three times in close succession is something akin to seeing the show-business stars align. "It's been quite a journey," said Cicely...
  • Pet-loving celebrities support 'Remember Me Thursday'

    Pet-loving celebrities support 'Remember Me Thursday'
    "Let's also remember the orphans who are euthanized," says Mike Arms, CEO and president of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Arms created the annual "Remember Me Thursday" (on Sept. 25 this week) as a day to light candles (real...
  • Jessie Mueller performs at City Winery

    Jessie Mueller performs at City Winery
    On Monday Sept. 22, Tony Award-winning actress Jessie Mueller ("Beautiful: The Carole King Musical"), her sister Abby Mueller ("Kinky Boots" on Broadway) and many other local actors took the stage of City Winery to launch FWD Theatre Project, a new...
  • Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage

    Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage
    The role of Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" represents an artistic summit for an actress of a certain age — as well as a potential awards magnet. First played on TV and the stage by Lillian Gish, the character was...
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'
    In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform. Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
  • American Theatre Wing to Co-Present the Obie Awards

    Add Off Broadway to the awards-season reach of the American Theatre Wing, the long-standing nonprofit that founded and co-produces Broadway's Tony Awards: As of this season, the Wing will partner with the Village Voice to co-present the Obie Awards, the...
  • Broadway nostalgia packs theater

    There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation. Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about...
  • Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway

    Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway
    Having retired the power saw and meat cleaver from the Showtime series "Dexter," Michael C. Hall will don a wig and lipstick for his role as the transgender rock star in the Broadway revival of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Producers announced this...