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It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake. "Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too. That green-skinned character...
As a community we are beaming with pride. West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Mark Miller was among a team of Maryland Wildland Firefighters whose rescue efforts saved the life of a woman in Virginia on July 3. Members from the 20...
School is out for the summer, but that doesn't mean every high school theater stage is dark. The stage is lit and also filled with teen talent at Reservoir High School in Fulton, which serves as the site for the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen...
The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
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Some theatrical shows work because they offer interesting characters or fascinating story lines. "Once on This Island" works because it's got really great music – and lots of it. This 1990 Broadway musical, now being revived by Columbia's Red...
Tags: Broadway Theater, Drama (genre), Theater, Music, Music Theater
Love blues and soul music? Love to dance the night away on a sultry summer evening? Love snacks and refreshing beverages? Love to help a good cause? Love it even more when all this is close to home? Then head on over to Eden Valley, in Dayton, July 30...
Tags: Charity, Anglicanism, Lou Reed, Butter, Animals
Like the Oscars, the Tony Awards are preceded each year by a bevy of award shows that renders the main event something of a foregone conclusion. This Broadway season, many of the front-runners have become clear relatively quickly, with the big-top-...
The Wisconsin State JournalEddie Minarik first heard the song "Defying Gravity" backstage in the green room of his high school theater. The lyrics and melody cast such a spell that it became his dream to see the Broadway musical that "Defying Gravity" comes from: "Wicked."...
Tags: Broadway Theater, Theater, Tony Awards, Judaism, Music Theater
South Bend TribuneThe original version of this story incorrectly credited Theater League of Kansas City, Mo., as presenting the musical “Wicked” at the Morris Performing Arts Center. It is presented by Broadway Theatre League. Also, the caption with the main...
NEW YORK -- “Kinky Boots,” the adaptation of the cross-dressing comedy film with a book by Harvey Fierstein and score by Cyndi Lauper, led the pack when Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, leading all shows with 13 nods....
Tags: Broadway Theater, Theater, Tony Awards, Music Theater, Holidays
NEW YORK — There are shows that revive aging material through revisionism. And there are productions that prefer to celebrate the pull of nostalgia, especially when the songs are great. "Pippin," the brilliant Diane Paulus revival of the...
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