| Dec 29, 2013
| 4:22 AM
The best concerts of 2013 for the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia region saw a resurgence and resilience of older acts. They saw the emergence of new acts. They took place in venues large and small, venerable and very new, near......
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
You oughta know: Alanis Morissette is developing her 1995 album "Jagged Little Pill" for the stage, with a targeted timeline that would see a workshop production of the piece bow in 2014.
Tom Kitt, the Pulitzer-winning composer ("Next to Normal"), is...
| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Close your eyes and imagine what a tribute to the Everly Brothers featuring Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day would sound like. "Foreverly," Jones' and Armstrong's ode to the brothers' work, sounds identical to the renditions of the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Lensing will begin next year on Brian Epstein biopic "The Fifth Beatle," with Peyton Reed on board to direct.
Producers are touting "The Fifth Beatle" as the first-ever film about the Beatles to secure music rights to the Lennon/McCartney music catalog....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:04 PM
If you're a music fan who woke up today expecting a Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones collaborative album of Everly Brothers songs, we'd like to buy you a drink and get some advice for betting on the ponies.
The Green Day frontman and jazz-folk...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:54 PM
There were several highlights during the sixth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Saturday night.
Certainly Mike Ness of Social Distortion taking the stage for a rare collaboration with local 80s cover band...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"What the fuck is he doing here?" asks hitherto well-behaved Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong as Donald Trump arrives for the opening night of "American Idiot," the Broadway hit improbably based on the punk-rock band's 2004 concept album of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Broadway Idiot," the documentary feature chronicling the creation of the legit musical version of Green Day album "American Idiot," is on tap for release this fall in theaters and on VOD through a distribution partnership between FilmBuff and Abramorama....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK — John Gallagher Jr. was at a media screening of his new movie "Short Term 12" a few weeks ago when a man came up to him with a critique of his series TV character, journalist Jim Harper of "The Newsroom."
"You know, you're a terrible...