| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each.
| Feb 5, 2012
David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River.
That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Next season, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will offer two operas, welcome back Andrew Lane and Michael Andrew, collaborate with Orlando Shakespeare Theater and turn its attention to Broadway.
And hang on to your programs: The Phil will also...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Combine Emmy and Oscar winners, an "American Idol" finalist, one of the top names in screen entertainment, and a programming chief who has switched networks.
What do you get? A "Smash," they all hope.
Some may see it as NBC's answer to Fox's "Glee," but...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Broadway veteran, Jan Neuberger will present with her one-woman show, "Boomer Girl!" at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park March 22 to 25 for four performances.There bis a post-show talk back immediately following the final matinee on the 25th.
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Kristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for Goodspeed Musicals.
A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "Wicked,"...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
All of us at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra are shocked and saddened by the new this morning of the passing of Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch.
Marvin was a consummate musician and composer who in many ways revolutionized theater music, film...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Growing up in Yorktown, Tiffany Haas remembers seeing every Broadway show that came to Chrysler Hall.
This week, she's on the inside looking out as one of the principals in "Wicked." The blockbuster musical opens Wednesday in the Norfolk performing...
| Mar 4, 2012
Myron Martin was in fourth grade when he attended an opera at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts in Houston.
"Our school bus pulled up to the front, and I saw this majestic building, and I knew that we'd gone someplace special," he said of his first...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Nostalgia and navel-gazing dominated the Academy Awards broadcast Sunday, including a spoof featuring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge and others as a disgruntled focus group attending a "Wizard of Oz" test screening circa 1939. The...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 PM
NEW YORK — On a walking tour of Times Square, something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious happened. With the guide at my side, I was strolling along the streets without causing any casualties. No banging into clumps of tourists or wiping small...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Judge drops charges in John Travolta Bahamas case: Two men accused of extortion are off the hook after the actor reportedly decided not to further pursue the much-delayed case -- which landed in a mistrial in October -- thanks to its "heavy emotional...