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  • A last waltz for Damian Woetzel

    A last waltz for Damian Woetzel
    FOR HALF an hour on a late May afternoon, Damian Woetzel had the New York State Theater stage to himself. Although odd noises emerged from the wings as stagehands went about their business, Woetzel, in a T-shirt and stretch pants, focused intently on...
  • ‘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......
  • Pictures speak 'A Thousand Words'

    Pictures speak 'A Thousand Words'
    There's painting, sculpture and a bunch of short plays. Also a bar, fair trade chocolate and a big bowl of Chex Mix. Now playing at Art Share L.A., "A Thousand Words" is an inviting, if erratic, conversation between nine writers and nine downtown artists....
  • Turn It Up

    Turn It Up
    TÊTE-à-TÊTE: GREG KURSTIN Think of him as a Swiss Army knife of the music industry. This Los Angeles–based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer has worked with artists as diverse as Ben Harper, Jane’s Addiction, Kylie Minogue and Pink. His most...
  • 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...
  • U2 bringing Spider-Man musical to Broadway ' Can this superhero conquer the Tonys?

    Bono and the Edge of U2 are the latest mainstream musicians to pen songs for a Broadway show. They have teamed up with visionary director Julie Taymor to bring "Spider-Man" to Broadway next year. The show - titled "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" - will...
  • 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...