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  • Theater review: 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' at the Old Globe

     
    San Diego -- Something slightly felonious is happening with the goldmine of tunes by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, the songwriting team that helped revitalize Frank Sinatra’s hip factor in the 1960s. The new musical “Robin and the 7......
  • Good news for dance fans: a Miami City Ballet special is announced for PBS

     
    Miami City Ballet will get a national showcase when PBS airs a "Dance in America" program this spring of the company performing two works by George Balanchine and one by Twyla Tharp. There was a time when "Dance in America"......
  • Playbill's Harry Haun foresees 'Fences' sweep at the Tony Awards

     
    Another veteran Tony Awards watcher is Harry Haun of Playbill. While Haun is in accord with David Sheward (Back Stage) about what will win the top races, he differs on who will claim some of the acting prizes as well as those tough-to-call technical...
  • Steal these Tony Award predictions

     
    David Sheward is one of the shrewdest Tony Award pundits on the planet. The executive editor of Back Stage consistently has one of the most accurate prediction rates year to year. Now he sends us his latest forecasts of what to expect on June 13. (Thanks,...
  • In advance of the Tonys, what Broadway shows will make it to Chicago — and when

     
    "Hair" at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York, a touring production may arrive next summer. • 'Million Dollar Quartet' is the Tony Awards hero — who knew? (posted May 6, 2010) All that Tony Awards hype is about to......
  • Pundits split over close Tonys races: Denzel vs. Molina, CZJ vs. Montego

     
    "Red" and "Memphis" are the front-runners to win best play and musical at the Tony Awards on June 13, according to the predictions of most pundits. However, the gurus are divided over some top races, including best drama actor: Denzel Washington ("Fences"...
  • ‘So You Think You Can Dance’: Usher performs tonight

     
    Usher will sing “OMG” on tonight's results show of “So You Think You Can Dance.” The show starts at 9 p.m. on Fox (WOFL-Channel 35). Also tonight, Karine Plantadit and Keith Roberts perform a dance from Twyla Tharp’s&...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': OMG, Bieber and an elimination!

     
    I didn't wake up this morning expecting to be forced to watch a Justin Bieber video, but that happened tonight on "So You Think You Can Dance." More surprisingly, I didn't hate it. The cute dancing of Bieber, Usher and......
  • 'Fela!' and 'La Cage aux Folles' lead 2010 Tony nominations

     
    Here are the nominations for the 2010 annual Tony Awards, which honor Broadway productions that opened during the 2009-10 season. The awards show will air June 13 on CBS. Check back with Culture Monster throughout the day for expanded Tony......
  • Biggest shockers among Tony Award nominations: Where are 'Enron,' Hugh Jackman and 'Idiots' stars?

     
    The Tony Award nominations included lots of surprises. Although "American Idiot" has been widely perceived to be the front-runner to win best musical on June 13, its actors, choreographer and director were snubbed by the nominating committee. In the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: James Gandolfini back on TV? | 'Lost' finale supersized | Finalists for Student Oscars announced

     
    • James Gandolfini won three of his six Emmy bids for best actor in the drama series "The Sopranos," which signed off in 2007. Variety reports that the actor is now considering a return to TV with a Gotham-based remake of "Taxi 22," a Quebecois hit...
  • Experts predict Tony Award nominations

     
    There's a lot of drama surrounding the Tony Award nominations, which will be unveiled Tuesday. Take, for example, the battle over best musical. The pundits cited below are split over eight contenders to take those four category slots. "American Idiot"...