| May 14, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Dan Stevens, who plays Matthew Crawley in the transatlantic hit television drama "Downton Abbey," will make his Broadway debut later this year in a revival of "The Heiress," starring Jessica Chastain. Stevens will play the role of Morris Townsend, a...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Compared with just about every other company in the business, Lyric Opera of Chicago continues to ride above the economic turbulence that is buffeting so many of the nation's other not-for-profit performing arts organizations. Not soaring, but riding....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:45 PM
COSTA MESA — City CEO Tom Hatch, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer and Councilman Steve Mensinger will join a panel discussion hosted by the Costa Mesa Taxpayers Assn. on a proposed city charter hosted Thursday at the Neighborhood Community Center.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:56 PM
COSTA MESA — At the Costa Mesa Taxpayers Assn. meeting meant to inform the public about a proposed city charter, audience members also got an earful of anti-union rhetoric.
Nearly 100 audience members gathered at the Neighborhood Community Center...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The Northern State University Department of Music faculty will present its annual recital at 7:30 Sept. 20, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
More than a dozen faculty members will perform.
“The event is one of the music department’s...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:22 AM
One hesitates to leap to too many conclusions based on the work that pianist Fred Hersch turned in on his newest recording, "Alive at the Vanguard," and his performance Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase.
But in both instances, Hersch played with a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:27 PM
It is a widely varied and provocative theater season coming up throughout South Florida, with plenty of promise (it’s the execution that can trip up a company, especially during these shoe-string budgetary times). Here are 15 shows you just shouldn&...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
For all of us who enjoy the summer concerts of the Pasadena Pops, the news Tuesday of the death of Marvin Hamlisch, its music director and conductor, was stunning. Even though it was apparent at his first two concerts this season that Hamlisch was not...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Chicagoans know the husband-wife vocal duo of Alfreda Burke and Rodrick Dixon from their exemplary work in "Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah," which plays annually at the Auditorium Theatre.
But on Sunday afternoon Burke and Dixon bowed at the...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Mad Cow Theatre has posted the schedule for its 9th Orlando Cabaret Festival at orlandocabaret.com. During the festival, which runs April 29-May 15, Mad Cow Theatre will host more than 40 performances of jazz, pop, Broadway and comedy. Shows will...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
There are more than 45 performances spread over three weeks at Mad Cow Theatre’s 9th annual Orlando Cabaret Festival, which opens tonight and runs through May 18. Ticket prices vary by event and range from $12-$28. There are also ticket packages...