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  • Behind 'Curtains,' a backstage musical mystery

    Behind 'Curtains,' a backstage musical mystery
    When the curtain goes up on "Curtains" for a two-weekend run starting this Friday, May 16, at 8 p.m., Silhouette Stages will have brought yet another musical to the stage at Slayton House Theatre. This Columbia-based theater company has a history of...
  • Musical version of 'Diner' to premiere in December at Signature Theatre

    Musical version of 'Diner' to premiere in December at Signature Theatre
    Signature Theatre, the ever-adventurous, Tony-winning company with a long track record of launching shows, will celebrate its 25th anniversary season with no less than three world premieres of musicals, including "Diner." Barry Levinson's stage...
  • At Toby's, the Windy City gets a breezy revival

    At Toby's, the Windy City gets a breezy revival
    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...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients

    Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White House on Monday. Also on the list of recipients were...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • 'Cabaret': Fresh take on classic

    'Cabaret': Fresh take on classic
    Wrapping up its third season, Naperville's BrightSide Theatre will present "Cabaret" Friday to June 29 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall on the North Central College campus, 31 S. Ellsworth Ave. "Cabaret is a multi Tony- and Olivier Award winning...
  • REVIEW: "Cabaret" by the Roundabout Theatre

    REVIEW: "Cabaret" by the Roundabout Theatre
    NEW YORK — Figuring little good was to come from keeping a proven production alone on the storage shelf — not with a now-bankable Alan Cumming available for hosting duties and no less than the movie star Michelle Williams ready to essay the...
  • Michelle Williams bows in Broadway's 'Cabaret,' with Alan Cumming

    "Cabaret" is back on Broadway in a revival of a revival production — yes, that's right — that was first seen in 1998. The critically acclaimed Sam Mendes staging from the Roundabout Theatre Co. opened Thursday at Studio 54 in New York,...
  • You've never seen a Roxie like this

    You've never seen a Roxie like this
    If you have a show that has been touring pretty much continuously for 17 years — and we're talking the exact same Walter Bobbie Broadway revival production from 1997 — you really need someone like Bianca Marroquin. Marroquin, a well-known...
  • 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' 'Merrily We Roll Along' Lead Olivier Noms

    LONDON -- Musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" lead the Olivier Awards race with seven noms each. They are followed by "Once," "The Book of Mormon" and "The Scottsboro Boys," each...
  • Broadway babies -- Vanessa Williams ... k.d. lang ... Angela Lansbury ... Michelle Williams ... Barbara Cook ... Baby Jane Dexter

    "LIFE UPON the wicked stage ain't ever what a girl supposes. Stage door Johnny's outraging over you with gems and roses/When you let a fella take your hand, which means an extra beer or sandwich. ... Wild old men who give you jewels and sables only live...
  • New Haven's Lauren Ambrose To Star In 'Fool For Love'

      New Haven’s Lauren Ambrose (TV’s “Six Feet Under”) and Chris Pine (Captain Kirk in the recent “Star Trek” films) star a revival of Sam Shepard’s “Fool for Love” at Williamstown Theatre Festival&...