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  • 2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees

    2014 Tony Awards: Full list of nominees
    Best Play: Act One All The Way Casa Valentina Mothers and Sons Outside Mullingar Best Musical After Midnight Aladdin Beautiful - The Carole King Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Revival of a Play The Cripple of Inishmaan The Glass...
  • Don't miss "Beauty and the Beast" at the State Theatre

     
    The original Broadway creators have come together again for the touring production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” by NETworks Presentations which will be at State Theatre in Easton for two shows June 3 and 4 with a Quakertown...
  • On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment

    On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment
    Citizens beware! That bloodthirsty, carnivorous plant has taken root again, this time in Costa Mesa. And it's hungry! Specifically, the horticultural horror is being housed at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, where a revival of "Little Shop of Horrors" is in...
  • 25 years of summer movie hits

    25 years of summer movie hits
    No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did. Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...
  • Orlando auditions: NETworks tours of 'Beauty & the Beast,' 'Elf'

    Here's an audition notice for the NETworks tours Beauty And The Beast (domestic and international) and Elf (east coast and west coast). The auditions will be in Orlando on May 17. FOR DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International...
  • Animated movies sing a happy tune

    Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube. The boom in popular songs from...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • 'Newsies' Heading To Waterbury's Palace

    'Newsies' Heading To Waterbury's Palace
    The Palace Theater in Waterbury has a touring coup. The national tour of the hit and family-centric musical “Newsies” will play the Connecticut theater in October. Specific dates have not been finalized. The engagement is prior to the show&...
  • A magical Genie in Broadway's 'Aladdin,' but precious little at stake

    A magical Genie in Broadway's  'Aladdin,' but precious little at stake
    NEW YORK - Early in "Aladdin," Disney's new Broadway-musical version of the beloved 1992 animated feature, the chipper street rat has a run-in with the authorities and finds a sword at his throat. "Should we kill him?" a royal guard half-heartedly asks...
  • Plantation's production of "Little Shop" is commendable

      Come on in! “Little Shop of Horrors” is open for business!  A comedy-horror musical with music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, “Little Shop of Horrors” began its off-Broadway debut in 1982, became a massive cult-...
  • Plantation High School showcases perils of horticultural industry in Little Shop of Horrors

    When you think of dangerous professions, what comes to mind? Soldier? Firefighter, maybe? How about gardener? Plantation High School showcased the perils of the horticultural industry in their production of Little Shop of Horrors, but don’t worry&...