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  • Live and Local: Ganz's classical homecoming headlines week of events

    Live and Local: Ganz's classical homecoming headlines week of events
    Concerts Pianist Brian Ganz will return to his hometown of Columbia to once again perform at the Sundays at Three chamber music concert series this Sunday, Nov. 6, p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 6800 Oakland Mills Road. Ganz is now based...
  • Stunning 'King and I' at Toby's Columbia is worth a trip

    Through March 25, Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia is offering a stunning production of "The King and I," which tells the story of an English widow and the king of Siam finding mutual respect and affection despite their different cultures. The message...
  • Toby's 'The King and I' is a musical treat

    Toby's 'The King and I' is a musical treat
    Looking to shake those winter blahs? One sure way is to "whistle a happy tune." That's the prescription, anyway, once provided by Oscar Hammerstein II and being filled again now by "The King and I" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia. Whatever your...
  • Fun facts

    Are you having a few film buffs over for an Oscar party? Would you like to impress them with your uncanny knowledge of Oscar trivia? Here are a few fun facts about the annual ceremony to sprinkle in amid the overdone musical numbers and the nominees for...
  • Youmans: Sondheim gets silly and informative

    Youmans: Sondheim gets silly and informative
    Musical theater connoisseurs who had hoped to see "Stephen Sondheim: In Conversation" last October filled the Rene and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa on July 13 for the rescheduled event. Previously, the legendary Broadway composer and...
  • An engaging 'South Pacific' despite the thin orchestra

    An engaging 'South Pacific' despite the thin orchestra
    It's impossible to review the touring production of "South Pacific," now in the Loop, without a little history of personal frustration. The story begins in 2008 in New York's Lincoln Center and ends with my walk down the aisle of the Cadillac Palace...
  • Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along

    Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along
    Stately and rumpled, Stephen Sondheim descended from an upper floor of his elegant East Side townhouse and submitted to the interview as though it were a necessary barber shop shave. He's used to these intrusions — the artist obliged to natter on...
  • Book review: 'Finishing the Hat' by Stephen Sondheim

    Book review: 'Finishing the Hat' by Stephen Sondheim
    Finishing the Hat Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) With Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes Stephen Sondheim Alfred A. Knopf: 480 pp., $39.95. The essential qualities of Stephen Sondheim's artistic temperament —...
  • 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes

    'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes
    Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony? A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. B) George and Ira Gershwin. C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
  • Park La Brea, 70-year-old design still feels the love (and hate)

     
    Conceived 70 years ago, Park La Brea has managed to remain relevant in a city that seems to grow ever-young....
  • Independent music publishers urged to opt into YouTube licensing deal

     
    The National Music Publishers Assn. on Thursday released the terms of its legal settlement with YouTube, urging its members to sign on to a licensing deal that sprung out of the agreement....
  • 'Aida,' 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Sound of Music': Drury Lane announces 2011 season

     
    The Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace has announced its 2011 season, to be dominated by classic musicals: “Aida”: The Elton John and Tim Rice pop musical will be directed and choreographed by Jim Corti (March 23 to May 29).......