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  • BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms

    BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms
    NEW YORK —There is something uniquely appealing, entertainment history reveals, about urban urchins in cloth caps, be they Parisian waifs, London pickpockets or unflaggingly optimistic New York orphans. If they sing and dance and have lost a...
  • In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge

    In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge
    In the real world, about 30 years separates the two stars of the current touring production of "La Cage Aux Folles," the first national outing, so to speak, of Terry Johnson's formidably distinctive 2010 Broadway revival, which originated at the...
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage

    Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage
    When he was a kid in the 1960s, Jerry Mitchell visited the Hollywood Bowl for the first time. "We got to walk on the stage," he recalls. "I looked out and said, 'This is amazing. This is what I want to do.'" Mitchell is back at the Bowl, where he will...
  • Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse

    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse
    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods," a co-production with Baltimore's CenterStage and the Westport Country Playhouse. Mark Lamos, artistic director of the...
  • 'Honeymoon in Vegas' picks Toronto, 'Kinky Boots' eyes Chicago

    The State of Illinois' new incentive program for out-of-town tryouts for Broadway shows has been attracting attention in Toronto, a city that competes aggressively with Chicago for such productions. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported last week that there...
  • Cowabunga! 'The Simpsons' turns 500

    On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode. The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
  • Sunday, February 26, 2012

    5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter  5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan 8:05 a.m.  Theater and puppet artist Blair Thomas talks about his hit Chicago...
  • Take your seats for these tryouts and Chicago productions

     Take your seats for these tryouts and Chicago productions
    How important are pre-Broadway tryouts and dedicated Chicago productions to Chicago's cultural economy? Very. Especially since the business of touring theater has changed so very much. As Lou Raizin, Broadway in Chicago's savvy president, well knows,...
  • 'Nurse Jackie' makes a repeat visit to the ER

     
    Hitting the reset button is a time-honored tradition in TV. Even the most ambitious dramas occasionally feel the need to shake off some baggage and simplify the story. I don't want to give away too much about the second season of "Nurse Jackie" (9 p.m....
  • ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ coming to Winter Park

     
    The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the Harvey Fierstein play Torch Song Trilogy from April 16 to May 2. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.  Torch Song Trilogy is a collection of three plays by...
  • Monster Mash: Warhol painting fetches $43.8 million; Tate's new director; Operation Sophocles

     
    -- Worth a fortune: Andy Warhol's 1962 painting "200 One Dollar Bills" has sold for $43.8 million at a Sotheby's auction, helping the auction house to beat estimates for the evening. (Art Info) -- Moving up: Penelope Curtis has been......