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  • A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'

    A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'
    It's the time of year for audacious new musicals. Even before the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford gets going with its slate of readings of brand new musicals at the 2013 National Music Theater Conference, and even before the International...
  • Sister Act opens at the Broward Center

    Sister Act opens at the Broward Center
    This is not your mother's "Sister Act." The mega-successful Whoopi Goldberg movie vehicle from 1992 (and the sequel in 1993) has a whole new get-down-tonight, 1970s vibe for the stage musical "Sister Act the Musical," which is coming to the Broward...
  • The Bare necesseties

    The Bare necesseties
    Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door. The 99-year-old...
  • She's baa-ck! Audrey II escapes across the Indiana border

    She's baa-ck! Audrey II escapes across the Indiana border
    Few shows at Northwest Indiana's Theatre at the Center — venerable Equity house though it may be — feature a member of the original New York cast, and certainly not a performer willing and able to reprise her original role 30 years later...
  • Garden Theatre announces 2011-2012 season

     
    The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has announced its 2011-2012 theater season, which will consist of five shows, mostly familiar to theatergoers. In addition to the five full-length theatrical presentations, the upcoming season will be dotted with one-...
  • Sands Theater Company announces 2011-12 season

     
    The Sands Theater Company, which performs at the Athens Theater in DeLand, has announced its 2011-2012 season. The lineup includes five shows, including a joint holiday production with the Sands Youth Theater Company, plus a collaboration with Stetson...
  • Rollins College announces 2011-12 season at the Annie Russell Theatre

     
    The Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College has announced its 79th mainstage season, .  which will run September through April. Three additional productions will be offered in the Second Stage Season, housed at the Fred Stone Theatre on the Rollins...
  • ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens Sands Theater Company season

     
    If exotic plants are your passion and Motown rock ‘n’ roll gets your feet tapping then you're probably a fan of “Little Shop of Horrors,” which is opening next Friday, June 17, at the Athens Theatre in DeLand. The Sands Theater...
  • Auditions: In the Limelight 2011 productions

     
    Here's the announcement from In the Limelight for its upcoming season of shows: In the Limelight announces their 2011-12 Theatrical Season August 25, 2011 – Orlando: In the Limelight, a theatrical production company and performing arts school for...
  • 'Spring Awakening' team to bring fairy-tale show to La Jolla

     
    `Spring Awakening' creators Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater are working on a musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, `The Nightingale.' It will have a workshop staging this summer at La Jolla Playhouse....
  • Drama students do Disney

    Drama students do Disney
    Every year, the La Cañada High School theater department hopes to go out with a bang. This year, they'll look to accomplish that with an all-school production of “Beauty and the Beast,” based on the 1991 Disney movie of the same name. A 50-...
  • Review: 'Little Shop of Horrors' at IceHouse Theatre

    Review: 'Little Shop of Horrors' at IceHouse Theatre
    Years before Alan Menken and Howard Ashman turned to cutesy dancing dishes in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" and singing seafood in "The Little Mermaid" they wrote a cautionary tale of greed and ambition, "Little Shop of Horrors." With its bright show...