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  • Ol' Blue Eyes is back in Twyla Tharp's new musical

     
    When Twyla Tharp began work on ???Come Fly With Me,??? a new musical using Frank Sinatra???s songs to tell the story in dance of four couples who fall in and out of love, the good news was that she had......
  • Twyla Tharp's 'Come Fly with Me' at Alliance Theater: What did the critics think?

     
    "Come Fly with Me," a new theatrical production that combines Frank Sinatra's voice with dance moves by choreographer Twyla Tharp, has had a smooth take-off at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta. Since the show had its world premiere last week,......
  • Tonight: 'An Evening with Twyla Tharp' at the Broad Stage

     
    Some facts about Twyla Tharp: At 68, she is a renowned dancer and choreographer who studied with Martha Graham and pioneered what's known as "cross-over ballet," fusing classical and modern techniques. She's worked with the Joffrey Ballet and the Paris...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Writers' block | Musicians' discord | Director's cut

     
    • Steve Pond breaks the news that Jane Campion's script for "Bright Star" has been classified by the writers' branch of the academy as adapted rather than original. As Pond writes, "Although Campion makes use of Keats’ poetry and letters, the writer-...
  • Twyla Tharp's Frank Sinatra-fueled 'Come Fly Away' confirms Broadway date

     
    Confirming rumors of a Broadway engagement, producers of "Come Fly Away" -- a new musical using the vocals of Frank Sinatra -- said today that the show will open March 25 at the Marquis Theatre in New York. Directed and......
  • Dance review: 'Joni Mitchell's The Fiddle and the Drum' by Alberta Ballet

     
    Say it ain’t so! At a certain point in the Southern California premiere of “Joni Mitchell’s The Fiddle and the Drum,” Jean Grand-Maître’s 2007 choreography for his Alberta Ballet troupe began to resemble the stultifying sameness of ice...
  • Twyla Tharp's ode to Sinatra, 'Come Fly Away,' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

     
    Twyla Tharp, who has had her ups and downs on Broadway, is back with "Come Fly Away," her ode to Frank Sinatra, which opened at the Marquis Theatre on Thursday. Tharp conceived, choreographed and directed the dance-centric musical, which debuted......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Come Fly Away' to Broadway | 3-D or not 3-D | Katherine Heigl on Emmy uproar

     
    • Twyla Tharp -- who picked up a Tony in 2003 for choreographing "Movin' Out," set to the songs of Billy Joel -- is back with another dancefest. "Come Fly Away" tells the story of four couples to the tunes of Frank Sinatra. The musical opened Thursday...
  • Dance review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has long embraced adventuresome self-transformation, which has a lot to do with its progressive artistic flowering. With Glenn Edgerton as Hubbard’s third artistic director, that growth continues: The 16-member company...
  • 'Memphis' and 'The Royal Family' top Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations

     
    The new musical "Memphis" and the old chestnut "The Royal Family" lead with seven Outer Critics Circle nominations apiece. Not surprisingly, the latter -- a George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber 1927 comedy based on the Barrymores -- netted three acting bids,...
  • 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"...
  • '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......