| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Infinity Theatre's second show of the summer season, the tap-happy, Navy-crazy "Dames at Sea," opened last weekend to the enthusiastic applause of near-capacity audiences.
Infinity's co-producing artistic directors Anna and Alan Ostroff have a winning...
| Aug 15, 2002
| 8:09 AM
There are no sure things on Broadway, but when Hairspray opens in New York tonight, 1960s Baltimore could join the ranks of singing cats, an opera-obsessed phantom, African lion cubs and even a pair of crooked producers who mount a musical comedy about...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:04 PM
One of the great pleasures of the artistic renaissance at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora is seeing what it can do for Chicago actors. Take Larry Adams, for example, who is playing Julian Marsh in director Rachel Rockwell's mostly boffo production of...
| Jul 21, 2013
Seven weeks after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated"Hello, Dolly!" opened on Broadway and gave America something to sing and cheer about.
The historic musical comedy triumph is something Broadway old-timers still rhapsodize about. The...
| Jul 19, 2013
The show: "Hello, Dolly!" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
What makes it special?: First revival of the show at Goodspeed.
First impressions?: All is well in American Musical Theater again because Dolly Levi is back, this time at the era-...
| May 23, 2011
During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...