| May 27, 2011
| 6:26 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:10 AM
"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...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 4:36 AM
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....
| Aug 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "Annie Get Your Gun" at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, starring Patti LuPone.The last time Patti LuPone took on an Ethel Merman role at the Ravinia Festival, âGypsyâ took a turn for Broadway and LuPone went on to......
| Jun 13, 2010
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...
| Feb 8, 2011
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...
| Jun 7, 2011
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,...
| Jan 21, 2009
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2008
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 ("...