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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • Broadway's theater schedule for August

    Here's what's playing on Broadway through the end of August. Note that although some of these shows' official opening dates aren't until September or later, preview performances are offered. -- Avital Binshtock "A Chorus Line": This lively exploration...
  • 'Fiorello!' is back and even better

    I took a vacant seat in the front row at the "Fiorello!" opening at TimeLine Theatre on Thursday night. Might as well get close enough to smell the sweat of Tammany Hall. Fiorello H. La Guardia, the legendary mayor of New York City, was about 5 feet...
  • Vintage musicals aging well

    Vintage musicals aging well
    NEW YORK -- "Finally my mother can see something I've done," said opera singer Nathan Gunn, "that she actually likes." The 37-year-old baritone was speaking of tonight's concert version of the pioneering musical "Show Boat," the centerpiece of a season-...
  • `Spring' shout-out

    "SPRING Awakening," the musical lauded for giving Broadway fresh impetus by using rock songs to intensify its tale of teenagers wrestling with their libidos in 19th century Germany, racked up eight Tony Awards on Sunday night. Its haul during the Tonys'...
  • 'Enchanted'

    'Enchanted'
    "Enchanted" on DVD will sell itself thanks to Amy Adams' completely charming portrayal of Gisele -- a nice addition to the Disney princess line -- and the fact that the movie actually lives up to the claim that it's a new family classic. A handful of...
  • Tim Burton, Nicolas Cage, the Muppets and John Travolta feel the love at D23 Expo

     
    That pirate guy was the showstopper on Day 2 at the Walt Disney Co.'s inagural D23 Expo in Anaheim, but there was a whole lot of show before him at the presentation led by Dick Cook, chairman of Walt Disney......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Fish Tank' leads BIFA noms | 'Up in the Air' no more: Vera Farmiga supporting | Keira Knightley is new 'Fair Lady'

     
    • "Fish Tank" leads at the 12th annual British Independent Film Awards with eight bids including a best picture nod. For that top prize, the film -- set to be released stateside in January -- faces off against "Moon," which has seven noms in all, as...
  • Is Hollywood always in panic mode? Ari Emanuel's history lesson

     
    If you've been reading the gloom and doom stories in the press lately, you know that Hollywood is going through its fair share of belt tightening. Unsure about future profits, studios have been cutting back on everything including movie production......
  • Theater review: 'Mary Poppins' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Mary Poppins wafted into the Ahmanson Theatre on her magic umbrella Sunday evening, and even those who think they’ve outgrown her carpetbag of enchantment will have to admit that her timing is, to use one of her pet phrases, “practically......
  • Monster Mash: Zaha Hadid's Maxxi building in Rome; Glassell will is upheld in Texas; Ashlee Simpson on Broadway

     
    -- Unveiling: Reviews are coming in for architect Zaha Hadid's National Museum of the XXI Century Arts in Rome, even though it is not quite finished. (Times Online) -- Legally binding: A Texas jury has upheld the final will of......
  • Broadway shows--plus Cirque du Soleil--heading to Orange County Performing Arts Center next season

     
    The Orange County Performing Arts Centerhas announced what center president Terry Dwyer calls "our most eclectic season yet," a lineup of 2010-11 Broadway and Curtain Call offerings that include "Hair," "Wicked" and "Mary Poppins" as well as a new...
  • L.A. Drama Critics Circle spreads the wealth at 2009 awards ceremony [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle handed out its 2009 awards Monday night and it looks like the group was in a spread-the-wealth mood. The circle--made up of print and online reviewers, including two free-lance journalists who write for the......