| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Hard-core rap could soon be experienced by a whole new crowd. A new musical inspired by Tupac Shakur's music is in development, with an eye toward Broadway.
Helmed by Kenny Leon ("A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences"), "Holler if Ya Hear Me" is being...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:53 PM
It looks like “batter up!” again on the theatrical boards: Mickey Mantle is the subject of a new play that writer-producer David Leaf is working on with the cooperation of Danny and David Mantle, sons of the incredibly talented but careless...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Stage and film legend James Earl Jones once said, "It's hard for an actor to go wrong if he's true to the words that August has written."
As an actor and writer, I have found that statement to be true of only a few playwrights. There is usually at least...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:17 PM
"Memphis" has come to Miami, and it is mostly a good thing.
Loosely based on the story of 1950s radio jock Dewey Phillips, the musical about the morphing of R&B into rock 'n' roll against the backdrop of an interracial relationship is at the Adrienne...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk.
As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Fans who stayed on the polo field until nearly 1 a.m. Sunday for the very end of French electro-rock band Phoenix's set probably did so because of the rumor that French house-music duo Daft Punk was going to make a surprise appearance. No such luck....
| Sep 9, 2012
Look ahead to the lineup of fall performances in Hampton Roads, and you'll discover an amazing breadth of talent from both visiting artists and regionally based arts organizations. Pop culture junkies as well as those who gravitate toward more serious...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3.
Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing small...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Alicia Keys will compose original music for the upcoming Broadway play "Stick Fly."...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Family Perfume (Vol. 1)
Did you ever wish you had an endless supply of rare Syd Barrett outtakes? Well, squint a little and you can pretty much pretend that the new one from White Fence, the project of musician and songwriter Tim...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Local musicians will now be heard at a new venue — no, it’s not a club in Capitol Hill or Ballard, but it’s a place you’ve probably been to under different circumstances altogether: The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport....