| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Adam Kaplan, a Westport native who worked at the Westport Country Playhousse, is casrt in the Briuadway production of "Newsies."
Fresh out of college from Elon University, Kaplan joins the ensemble and plays the part of Morris Delacey
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Once," the intimate, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that is based on the Oscar-winning movie of the same name, won a Grammy Award on Sunday.
The Broadway cast recording for "Once: A New Musical" won for musical theater album at a pre-show ceremony...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood Boulevard is home to both the Pantages Theatre and Madame Tussauds, and there were times during the new production of "Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical" that I wondered if the two institutions had arranged a secret merger.
| Dec 19, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
Aside from “Newsies,” I don’t prefer musicals. I still know a good one when I see it, and the first big-screen musical version of “Les Miserables” is a very good one.
The first-time-ever nature of the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:27 AM
This is not your mother's "Sister Act."
The mega-successful Whoopi Goldberg movie vehicle from 1992 (and the sequel in 1993) has a whole new get-down-tonight, 1970s vibe for the stage musical "Sister Act the Musical," which is coming to the Broward...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:15 PM
"Once" is once again in the awards spotlight. The original cast recording for the popular Broadway show is among the Grammy nominees this year in the category of musical theater albums. The show features songs by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Cheshire’s Jonny Orsini, who is featured opposite Nathan Lane in Broadway’s “The Nance,” won TheaterWorld’s Dorothy Loudon Award for excellence in the theater on or off-Broadway. TheaterWorld annually honors debut...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:16 PM
They're words that echo at the back of my consciousness, as deep as an embedded memory or a recessive gene:
It's a world of laughter, a world of tears
It's a world of hopes and a world of fears
That simple tune with dozens of children's voices...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Constantine Maroulis may be most famous as a former "American Idol" contestant, but he feels more like a Broadway showman.
The singer and actor who earned a Tony nomination for "Rock of Ages" in 2009 is heading back to the Great White Way this season...