| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:58 PM
After a string of sell-out shows in August, Central Florida Community Arts is offering an encore presentation of "The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Golden Age of Musical Theatre."
Members of Central Florida Community Arts will perform songs from...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5.
NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Sweeping statements are risky, but one can be made confidently about Theodore Bikel: No living actor's connection to a fictional character has been more lasting or deeply personal than his lifelong walk with Tevye the Dairyman.
Bikel is 89. Three...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Stephen Moyer will once again tap into his musical-theater roots. The "True Blood" star has been cast as Capt. Georg Von Trapp in NBC’s live holiday production of "The Sound of Music,” alongside the previously announced Carrie Underwood as...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Christopher Plummer will bring his one-man show "A Word or Two" to Los Angeles for a brief engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre next year. Center Theatre Group announced on Tuesday that Plummer is scheduled to perform 16 shows from Jan. 19 to Feb. 9.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Central Florida Community Arts' monthly cabaret series continues this weekend with an evening of classic Rodgers and Hammerstein showtunes.
In "The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Golden Age of Musical Theatre," singers will perform songs from shows...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Even though Lyric Opera has yet to cast the starring roles in its new production of “The Sound of Music,” it is announcing the names of two supporting singers and key members of the creative team that will mount the Rodgers and Hammerstein...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 2:07 PM
For Chicago stage director Rachel Rockwell, 2012 began with the brood of Capt. von Trapp and ended with the little orphan girls of "Annie."
Be the kids proud Austrians or precocious New Yorkers, Rockwell knows how to wrangle the little darlings. Most of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Carrie Underwood has found a new way to spread music to fans, as she will be playing the iconic “Maria Von Trapp,” in NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Julie Andrews played the legendary role in the famous 1965 film, and she is...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Lyric Opera's 2013-14 season will be given over almost entirely to bread-and-butter repertory designed, at least in part, to ensure the company's sizable ticket sales don't flag in a still-weakened economy.
Although Lyric enjoys the largest subscription...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:05 AM
There are so many great things about rainy weather. For one, we can go to the movies (or watch one at home) without worrying about the work we ought to be doing outside.
Speaking of movies, years ago we received a package in the mail from Mycogen. (My...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Christopher Plummer has been tapped to receive the 13th annual Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Kudo is handed out every year to recognize a prominent legiter for a notable body of work. Prior winners of the laurel include James...