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  • Broadway's Carole King Musical 'Beautiful' Expands to London

    "Beautiful," the Carole King musical that has snowballed into one of the top-selling titles on Broadway, has lined up plans to open a West End production early next year ahead of a U.S. national tour in fall 2015. A London transfer had looked like a...
  • For Larry Yando, a full career amid the tyrants and misers

    For Larry Yando, a full career amid the tyrants and misers
    To play King Lear is to confront the possibility of being unloved and ill-used in your dementia-ridden old age. To play Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" is to stare into your own grave in front of a family audience. Many have played the lead in...
  • Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season

    Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season
    Big-bucks movies -- "Sister Act," "Ghost," "Flashdance," "Dirty Dancing," to name a few -- get turned into stage musicals with some frequency. Indie films form a smaller screen-to-boards subset. Of these, "Once," based on the minuscule-budget, shot-in-17-...
  • Musical comedy features iconic Gershwin tunes

    Musical comedy features iconic Gershwin tunes
    Razzle-dazzle tap-dancing music from the 1930s through the '50s will open the Ocala Civic Theatre's 2014-15 season with the Tony Award-winning "Crazy For You." The musical comedy opens Thursday at the theater in the Appleton Cultural Center, 4337 E....
  • Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D'Amour's 'Airline Highway' for Broadway

    Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with "Airline Highway," the new play by Lisa D'Amour ("Detroit") that will premiere later this fall at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater. Joe Mantello ("...
  • 'Fiddler on the Roof's' universal themes still resonate after 50 years

    'Fiddler on the Roof's' universal themes still resonate after 50 years
    On Sept. 22, 1964, after the long-awaited Broadway opening of "Fiddler on the Roof," invited guests gathered at New York's swank Rainbow Room to celebrate. The first review that came in that night was from Herald Tribune critic Walter Kerr, and it wasn'...
  • Theater: Munopco to present 'Funny Girl'

    Theater: Munopco to present 'Funny Girl'
    Allentown's oldest community theater, Munopco Theatre Company, returns with its first full-scale musical in several years with "Funny Girl," the Broadway show that made a star of Barbra Streisand and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. "Funny Girl" is...
  • September Shows in SoFlo theaters

    September Shows in SoFlo theaters
    Local theaters are gearing up for the start of the season in October. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t shows being staged in September. Here’s a roundup of productions this month in South Florida. Search and Destroy What: This...
  • Angela Lansbury in 'Blithe Spirit' coming to L.A. in December

    Angela Lansbury will reprise her 2009 Tony Award-winning role as Madame Arcati in Noel Coward's comedy "Blithe Spirit" in a North American tour that will begin in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre in December, producers announced Tuesday.  The tour is...
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis Takes Mimi Award for Playwriting

    The Mimi Award, the largest monetary prize for theater in the U.S., will go this year to Stephen Adly Guirgis, who scores $200,000 as part of the package. The writer of Broadway's "The Motherfucker with the Hat" as well as "Jesus Hopped the A Train"...
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis wins Steinberg Playwright Award

    Stephen Adly Guirgis wins Steinberg Playwright Award
    With their abrasive characters and often profane language, the plays of Stephen Adly Guirgis aren't crowd-pleasers in the conventional sense. The New York playwright specializes in chronicling the rougher side of city life, and has earned critical raves...