| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
With no disrespect intended to the fine young cast of Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," onstage at Orlando Repertory Theatre, the stars of this show are the strikingly stylized set and, of course, the good doctor's words.
The mischievous Cat in the Hat,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:59 AM
I hate people sometimes.
This year it was the Berrys from Seattle. A dear, lifelong friend, her husband and their two sickeningly adorable, wide-eyed, precocious sons. Theirs was the first Christmas card we received this year: snapshots of a day at the...
| Dec 4, 2012
Dr. Seuss’How the Grinch
Stole Christmas!The Musical
Dec 5 – 16th
Cadillac Palace Theatre
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City with a preview of "GRINCHMAS" with The Grinch, his faithful dog, Max, tons of fresh snow, and nightly celebrity readings as part of the vibrant "Whobilation" tree celebrity lighting celebrations at Universal...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Luke and Paula Dantuono celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently at Vintage Burbank during a dinner party with their three children — Carol, Michael and Luke, accompanied by his wife, Paula, and their daughter, Laura.
Deacon Rey Guiau...
| Nov 11, 2012
The Christmas Schooner
Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"Góðan daginn," says Stefan Karl, returning the "good morning" greeting in his native Icelandic language.
Karl, who stars in the holiday musical "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas," was speaking from Indianapolis by phone where he is...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:51 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The 95th Rose Queen was officially crowned in a ceremony Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Vanessa Manjarrez, 17, from Mayfield Senior School, was selected from among the seven young women named to the 2013 Tournament...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Here's what hapepned on Ann Romney's visit Thursday to Fort Lauderdale.
Ann Romney toured the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, read a Dr. Seuss book to a small group of young patients, and met with hospital employees, cancer survivors and...