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  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival

     Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival
      During the Orlando Cabaret Festival, local singers perform during the daytime or in the early evening before the headliners. Shows are at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St., Orlando; check the schedule at orlandocabaretfestival.com Tickets are $20-$25....
  • Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All

    Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All
    Exit, Mr. Goodspeed It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
  • Broadway touring shows in Orlando, 2014-15 season

    Broadway touring shows in Orlando, 2014-15 season
    Orlando's brand-new performing-arts center will present an old favorite — enduring musical "The Phantom of the Opera" — as its first touring Broadway show. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which will open downtown this...
  • Blond, green and popular: 'Wicked' has aged very well

    Blond, green and popular:  'Wicked' has aged very well
    So what is a man reviewing "Wicked" for the 9,837th time — give or take a few — going to say? Turn on Elphaba and Glinda after all these years of admiration for their staying power, charm, wit and appeal? How disillogicalifed such an act of...
  • New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse Has Broadway in Its Season's Sights

    The Broadway-aimed revival of "Can-Can" and the world premiere of the musical version of 1998 Cinderella redux "Ever After" are among the titles on the 2014-15 slate at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the Milburn, N.J., nonprofit that recently yielded current...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • "Rags" musical tells story of Jewish immigrants

    "Rags" musical tells story of Jewish immigrants
    “Rags” yields riches at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. On the whole, the musical about Jewish immigrants in 1914 — from Old World customs and assimilation to sweatshop unions and political enfranchisement — leaves you with a...
  • Should you bring the kids too? A few thoughts on age appropriateness

    Should you bring the kids too? A few thoughts on age appropriateness
    The most common question from readers? Is (title of show) suitable for my (age)-year-old? I got one just today about "Rent." It was one of several this week. I'm always happy to offer an opinion to these parents and, frequently, grandparents in search...
  • Disney's 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Gets U.S. Stage Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

    The stage musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated pic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," which premiered in Germany in 1999 but never made it Stateside, will have its American preem as part of the 2014-15 season at La Jolla Playhouse, alongside the...
  • U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

    U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla
    The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S. That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
  • Hugh Jackman Exits Brewing Broadway Musical 'Houdini'

    Hugh Jackman has stepped away from the upcoming Broadway musical "Houdini," citing the scheduling demands of developing a new tuner as the cause of his departure from a project to which he's been attached, both formally and informally, for several years...