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  • 'Believe' is the theme for summer youth program

    'Believe' is the theme for summer youth program
    The exercise wasn't on the schedule, but Bill Brawley had learned to read the eyes of kids and improvise when the moment required it. Monday morning in a rehearsal room at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 40 young vocalists were working on...
  • Chicago theater openings for Aug. 2-8

    FRIDAY "The Last Five Years": Jim DeSelm and Allison Hendrix play a husband and wife in the musical story that begins with the couple's divorce and is told from dueling perspectives. The piece by Jason Robert Brown gets a staging by Kokandy Productions....
  • Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come

    Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come
    Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
  • 'Lizzie Borden' lives again in musical's revival

     'Lizzie Borden' lives again in musical's revival
    Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks… So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope. It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...
  • Now onstage: the past 100 years

    Now onstage: the past 100 years
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' upcoming season doesn't feature a musical based on the songs of Billy Joel. But if it did, a couple of lines from "Piano Man" might summarize a good deal of the schedule: "Son, can you play me a memory? / I'm not really...
  • Charges related to lavish trips refiled against Irwindale officials

    Charges related to lavish trips refiled against Irwindale officials
    Four months after a state appellate panel voided grand jury indictments against Irwindale officials connected to the alleged misappropriation of nearly $200,000 on lavish trips to New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors on Wednesday refiled the charges....
  • Rachel Potter concert to mix country, Broadway

    Rachel Potter concert to mix country, Broadway
    Rachel Potter, a Central Floridian and Broadway star, will give a concert of songs from her country-music album "Live the Dream," this Monday, Aug. 19, at the Osceola Center for the Arts in Kissimmee. She plans to mix in Broadway music as well, and will...
  • PBS airs behind-the-scenes special on Broadway's 'Annie'

    PBS airs behind-the-scenes special on Broadway's 'Annie'
    "Everyone knows 'Annie.' Even my dog knows 'Annie,'" says Tyrah Odom, currently appearing as one of the orphans in the new Broadway revival of the beloved musical. "Annie" fans and audiences nationwide are now offered an exclusive, behind-the-curtain...
  • Sting pens new album 'The Last Ship'; Broadway musical to follow

    Sting pens new album 'The Last Ship'; Broadway musical to follow
    Sting returns to his roots for "The Last Ship," a new musical based on the singer-songwriter’s childhood, with an eye toward Broadway. The show, set in a struggling English shipyard in the 1980s, also has spawned an album of the same name -- his...
  • Broadway Concert Pays Its Respects To Sandy Hook

    Broadway Concert Pays Its Respects To Sandy Hook
    It was an out-of-town Broadway show that closed in one night, but those in the audience are likely to remember it for a long time because the show was produced just for them. Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell sang "The Impossible Dream."...
  • Triple Play: 3 New Shows at Trinity College

    Triple Play: 3 New Shows at Trinity College
    A lot of schools have their big student productions in fall and spring. By contrast, Trinity College is offering full productions of three different shows on this otherwise bleak January weekend. Another Antigone (Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 2 at 1:30 p....
  • Broadway musical Wicked is ripped from headlines

    Broadway musical Wicked is ripped from headlines
    "Wicked" rips the lid off of Oz. Rips it right off. Dirty politics. Infidelity. Domestic surveillance. A love child. Racial discrimination (y'know, against the green-skinned coloreds). Emotional abuse. Animal rights. Blacklisting. And...