| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Ever since it opened on Broadway in 1975, "Chicago, the Musical" has brought the Windy City's scandalous ways to a new generation of theater-goers. Now through early November, we can do a little more time on the women's block of the Cook County jail...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Audra McDonald was in grand merry-making form for much of her magnificent L.A. Opera concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Performing a diverse selection of songs spanning almost a century of the American musical and interspersing these works with...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:30 PM
"The Landing" is esteemed Broadway composer John Kander's first musical since the death of his long-time collaborator, Fred Ebb, so all eyes are naturally on his new partner, the young playwright Greg Pierce ("Slow Girl"). In the Vineyard Theater's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
LONDON — Let's be honest, nobody comes to Britain for the weather. But as Londoners bid a rueful farewell to another erratic English summer, there is as at least one consolation — the new season is reliably the most exciting in the theater...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A few sharp intakes of breath could be heard at Cahn Auditorium on Sunday afternoon when Rudy Hogenmiller, the former Broadway hoofer who morphed into the artistic director of the Light Opera Works of Evanston, made his first entrance as theater's most...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park opens the John Kander-Fred Ebb musical "Cabaret" on Friday, Aug. 2. It runs through Aug. 19.
Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, "Cabaret" focuses on a young English singer who works at the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
"Chicago" is a perfect fit for the Hollywood Bowl for precisely the same reason the current New York production has become the longest-running musical revival in Broadway history: The show welcomes performers from all walks of the entertainment industry...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Oscar nominee Christoph Waltz ("Django Unchained") hosts "Saturday Night Live" at 11:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC. Alabama Shakes is the musical guest. Could a good showing as host help Waltz at the Oscars? He is a competitor in the tightest category,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:55 PM
There is a pretty snazzy production of "Chicago" playing through March 17 in Boca Raton that sounds good, looks better, but never quite reaches the level of feeling as if it oughta be against the law.
Sure, it may seem a little out of place in the...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Anchored by mega-hit "Book of Mormon," the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season have one thing in common: Their creators have proven track records.
The musicals presented by Broadway Across America are:
| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:36 AM
From the moment the first singer strides through the audience, walks onstage crooning “And the World Goes ’Round,” from the movie “New York, New York,” and takes her place underneath a spinning globe before being joined by...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Off Broadway's Vineyard Theater has booked David Hyde Pierce, currently up for a Tony for his perf in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," to star in its upcoming production of "The Landing" as part of its 2013-14 season, also to include newly added...