| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Episode 2 of auditions has us in Chicago and Los Angeles.
Last week there weren't any joke auditions - some that were clearly not going to make it, but still had an interesting or heart warming story. And silly dad dancing is fine and not exploitative....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Deftones performed to a sold-out Rams Head Live crowd on Friday night, delivering a fast-paced 90-minute set that leaned on classics from 1995 through 2000, much to the delight of the heavily goateed crowd. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there....
| Mar 22, 2013
Sunday, March 24
Figure skating The Gardens Figure Skating Club presents its ninth annual spring ice show, "Mary Poppins," at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road in Laurel. Shows feature more than 60 skaters, ages 3-55,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Like "The Secret Garden" that gives this 1991 Broadway musical its title, the production at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre takes a while to blossom. It has its share of vocal highlights and always remains enjoyable, but the story's powerful emotions...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:26 AM
In case you're wondering, the title character does fly above the stage of the Hippodrome Theatre in the 2006 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." Just as there are rather obvious wires making her flight possible, the show itself tends to be obvious.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform.
Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Bernie Yvon was a song-and-dance man of the old school. Since he also was a disarmingly sophisticated actor — one need only have seen his Max last year in "Cabaret" or watched his younger self explore Harry Houdini in the first national tour of...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
MADRID — Fue la primera película que utilizó el fondo de pantalla azul para mezclar imágenes reales y animación y ganó cinco Óscar, pero si por algo se recuerda a "Mary Poppins" 50 años después de su estreno es por canciones como...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Disney Theatrical Prods. is having something of a magic moment on Broadway this summer: As the long-lead closing announcement of "Newsies" has yielded a spike of last-minute sales, the company's newest offering, "Aladdin," just broke the box office record...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The practically perfect nanny, Mary Poppins herself, is flying into Central Florida for the season opener at Theatre Winter Haven. The musical based on P.L. Travers' books and the Disney film features such familiar songs as "A Spoonful of Sugar" and...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
In the modern version of Mary Poppins, the magical English nanny wants a raise because she can’t live on minimum wage. At least that’s the version by parody website “Funny or Die.”
In the video sketch, actress Kristen Bell...