| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Peter Pan never grows up — but the musical that bears his name is well into old age.
This year marks the 110th anniversary of the debut of J.M. Barrie's original play and the 60th anniversary of the award-winning Broadway musical.
And at South...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:01 PM
New York is only three hours ahead of L.A., but in theatrical time, the distance often seems greater. Broadway events, like starlight from distant galaxies, can take years to reach us.
Case in point: We’re still gathering evidence of a great...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Most novice playwrights can only dream of debuting their first works on Broadway. But if your name is Larry David -- the actor-writer behind "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld" -- chances are good that New York producers will line up at your door,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:55 AM
The Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall has been buzzing with preparation for the performance of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." The show runs Aug. 8 through Aug. 17.
Gloria Trombley is the director and choreographer of the two-...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Helen Mirren will once again assume the conservative dresses, crisp diction and distinctive hairdo of Queen Elizabeth II when she reprises her role as the British monarch in a Broadway run of "The Audience," which is scheduled to open March 8 at the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The Stepping Stone Players is known for producing large musicals such as “Oliver,” “The Music Man” and “The Wizard of Oz.” This year, the local community theater troupe is doing a smaller production, “You’re...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:17 AM
"Into the Woods" is a musical -- though you wouldn't necessarily know that from watching the recently released teaser trailer for Disney's big-screen adaptation.
The movie, opening on Christmas, is based on the stage musical written by Stephen...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A new theater company in town has announced its first season, which includes the short-lived Broadway musical "Parade." Although the show won 1999 Tony Awards for best book and best original score, it ran less than three months on Broadway.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Tony Award-winning actor Betty Buckley is presenting two shows on Friday, Aug. 1, as part of the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford. The 7 p.m. is sold out but tickets remain for the 9:30 p.m. show. (She...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Some things old and some things new dominated the Broadway box office charts last week, as "Aladdin" and "Beautiful," two of the strongest spring openers, muscled past last year's hits to nestle in the Top 10 right behind perennial juggernauts "The Lion...