| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Characters from a classic English children's book will blossom on stage as students from Oldfields School in Glencoe perform "The Secret Garden" on Jan. 27, 28 and 29. The shows are free and open to the public.
The book, written by Frances Hodgson...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:13 AM
When she was growing up, Ellen Potter was an avid reader, and nothing thrilled her more than settling down with her well-worn copy of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1911 children's novel, "The Secret Garden."
The book's heroine, 10-year-old Mary...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:38 AM
This week's Towson High School Sports Boosters fundraising event is not only an opportunity to celebrate, but more importantly, is a chance to assist in the renovation of the school's football field and adjoining grounds.
The event will be held Saturday,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Like "The Secret Garden" that gives this 1991 Broadway musical its title, the production at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre takes a while to blossom. It has its share of vocal highlights and always remains enjoyable, but the story's powerful emotions...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Little Traverse Civic Theatre children's production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's "A Little Princess," is, in a word, charming.
The show, directed by Tonda Richey, opened Thursday at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey and has six more showings:...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Love and belief are the themes of an upcoming Richland Performing Arts Center student musical.
“A Little Princess” features approximately 75 Richland Junior High students in grades seven through nine.
The musical, written by Bill Francoeur,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Tyler Donatelli began dancing at Southland Ballet Academy when she was five years old. Now, she will take on her biggest task yet: portraying a selfish, ill-tempered 10-year-old.
Tyler, a Huntington Beach resident, will play the lead role of Mary...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The Richland Performing Arts Center will showcase its younger talent during two musicals.
"A Little Princess" features approximately 75 students in grades seven through nine. It is scheduled to be performed April 13-15 with all shows beginning at 7:30...
| Jan 24, 2012
"'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling. I thought I was Mowgli, or I wanted to be Mowgli and have talking critters as friends. Absolutely, I wanted to escape the ghetto. I wanted to get out of poverty and live in some place magical. It seemed to me that if...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:28 PM
When I think of spring, I think of flowers. “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh provides insight into the Victorian-era meanings of specific flowers. The author does a remarkable job of integrating those meanings into her story...
| Oct 29, 2012
Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.
"I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
EVANSTON, Ill. — The Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) at Northwestern University will continue its 30th anniversary season with performances of Moliereâs comedic masterpiece âTartuffeâ …...