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  • 'White Christmas' musical is a holiday treat at Toby's Columbia

    'White Christmas' musical is a holiday treat at Toby's Columbia
    Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia is offering what has become a seasonal favorite — Irving Berlin's "White Christmas, The Musical" in evening and matinee performances through Jan. 8. Not just another holiday show, "White Christmas, The Musical"...
  • 'Anything Goes' brings Broadway classic to Arundel stages

    Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" is near the top of any short list of great Broadway musicals, and fans have a choice of four performances this weekend in Annapolis or Brooklyn Park. From what I heard from the cast of singer-actors rehearsing last Friday at...
  • Seniors: Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •A New Year, a New You. Jan. 30, 10 a.m. Free....
  • 'Hairspray' gets ready for Broadway

    NEW YORK - If Margo Lion hadn't come down with a head cold three years ago, none of this would have happened. She was in bed, nursing the sniffles and watching videos, when it hit her: Hairspray, the 1988 movie by counterculture filmmaker John Waters,...
  • RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race: A recap of episode 2: RuPaul’s Gaff-in

     
    It's time for Round 2 of the RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Hunger Games! Yay! Of course, we start off with some T and some shade about Pandora Boxx and Mimi Imfurst. Did anyone expect anything else? Today's mini challenge is InDaButtRu. That's hashtag,...
  • Jack Klugman: a most valuable player in the acting sport

     
    Jack Klugman was most famous for playing a sportswriter, which is key to understanding his enduring appeal. Acting is basically a team sport, and the grand old pro Klugman played on some of the best teams in history. Klugman, who died Monday at age 90,...
  • Check It Out: Lies on the bookshelf

    Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get." "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
  • From gypsies to Mormons, the big stories of 2012

     From gypsies to Mormons, the big stories of 2012
    As 2012 draws to a close, let's take a look back at the year in Chicago theater. January started with a roar — Klea Blackhurst doing Ethel Merman doing "Gypsy" at the Drury Lane Theatre. Twyla Tharp, an artist who refuses to stop reworking her...
  • Jack Klugman dies at 90; star of TV's 'The Odd Couple,' 'Quincy'

    Jack Klugman dies at 90; star of TV's 'The Odd Couple,' 'Quincy'
    Jack Klugman, the three-time Emmy Award-winning actor best known for his portrayals of slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison on TV's “The Odd Couple” and the title role of the murder-solving medical examiner on “Quincy, M.E.,” died...
  • Klea Blackhurst To Star In Goodspeed's "Hello, Dolly!"

    Klea Blackhurst To Star In Goodspeed's "Hello, Dolly!"
    Klea Blackhurst, known for her musical tribute to Ethel Merman, stars in the upcoming revival of "Hello, Dolly!" at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The production, staged by Daniel Goldstein, runs June 28 to Sept. 8. It will be the second...
  • PASSINGS: Richard J. Dorso, Elisabeth Sladen, Roy Edward Burris

    PASSINGS: Richard J. Dorso, Elisabeth Sladen, Roy Edward Burris
    RICHARD J. DORSO Talent agent, TV exec, boutique owner Richard J. "Dick" Dorso, 101, whose lengthy Hollywood career ranged from talent agent to television writer and producer to haberdasher, died April 6 at his home in Los Angeles, his family said....
  • PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

    PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
    Poly Styrene Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website. Styrene, whose real name was...