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  • Diverse mix for Everyman Theatre's last season on Charles St.

    Diverse mix for Everyman Theatre's last season on Charles St.
    A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
  • Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer

    Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer
    Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58. The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
  • Betty Taylor dies at 91; Disneyland's Sluefoot Sue

    Betty Taylor dies at 91; Disneyland's Sluefoot Sue
    Hired by Walt Disney in 1956, Betty Taylor spent three decades portraying the singing saloon hostess and onstage sweetheart of another character, Pecos Bill, at Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe Revue. Taylor died Saturday at a nursing home in Coupeville,...
  • ‘Sugar Babies’ next from Winter Park Playhouse

     
    The Broadway show “Sugar Babies: The Burlesque Musical” barrels into the Winter Park Playhouse next weekend, April 15-17. We're giving you a head's up now, because the show has an unusual schedule: It takes a break for the weekend of Easter....
  • Liza Minnelli performs, and is given an Arts Legacy Award, at the Stamford Center for the Arts

    Liza Minnelli performs, and is given an Arts Legacy Award, at the Stamford Center for the Arts
    The first thing you notice in a phone interview with Liza Minnelli is how much she sounds like Liza Minnelli. A living legend since her teen years, Liza is often parodied — the grin, the squeals, the flowing gowns and grandiose arm gestures. Just...
  • Walk, don't run to 'The All Night Strut!'

    Walk, don't run to 'The All Night Strut!'
    "The All Night Strut!" is really more of a stroll. The revue of 1930s and 1940s standards playing through April 29 at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs just doesn't have the gait of a strut. At times, it even slows down to a promenade. This isn't to...
  • Capturing L.A.'s disappearing landscape

    Capturing L.A.'s disappearing landscape
    In the early days of Hollywood, dreams of stardom began for aspiring actresses upon arrival from small-town America, when they took up residence at one of the neighborhood's romantic and exotic-sounding hotels such as the DuBarry, Las Palmas or...
  • 'Sweet Charity'

    'Sweet Charity'
    Since first produced more than 40 years ago, "Sweet Charity" has undergone an unfortunate metamorphosis from the sweetly sentimental to the downright treacly. Granted, Cy Coleman's music and Dorothy Fields' lyrics combine in some memorable standards ("...
  • Obama's inauguration speech, annotated

    A great speech doesn't speak only to the audience at hand, even if that audience numbers in the billions and engulfs the globe. A great speech also speaks to the past. For a better appreciation of Obama's address, we've highlighted passages in which...