| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too.
That green-skinned character...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
It turns out Mary Alice Yeskey of Charm City Cakes is a big "musical theater nerd."
The "Ace of Cakes" star had stars in her eyes on Thursday when she presented the company of "Wicked" with an "Ozmopolitan" cake before Thursday night's performance at the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Besides honoring veterans of the local arts scene, the Howard County Arts Council's Celebration of the Arts at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre on Saturday, March 23, also honors young performers who are just starting out. Its Rising Stars...
| Jul 14, 2011
Prior to this year, Annapolis native Justin Brill had only seen one play at the Kennedy Center, and that was when he was a teenager and his family took his mom to see "Beauty and the Beast" onMother's Day.
For his second time around at the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:07 AM
You've heard of a destination wedding, of course. But what about a wedding where getting there is, by design, half the fun?
Heather Beck, 35, and her fiancé Shawn Kettering, 39, weren't familiar with the notion either. Yet they went ahead and designed...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:39 AM
She isn't quite 5 feet tall, but Kristin Chenoweth has achieved uncommon stature in show business, thanks to consistently sizzling performances on Broadway, including an indelible portrayal of Glinda in "Wicked"that earned her a Tony nomination, and...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit.
Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:11 AM
In 2003, the twice-Oscar-nominated actor Ed Norton, known for his intensity in films including “Fight Club” and “The Incredible Hulk,” sat down for an interview with James Lipton, host of the Bravo television show “Inside the...
| Aug 10, 2008
On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Lucinda Williams opens her 11th studio album since 1979, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone" (Thirty Tigers), from a darkened corner, with a stark, acoustic reading of "Compassion." It's a poem written by her father, Miller Williams, and it compactly...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:59 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - London hit "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" has begun to gain momentum at the Broadway box office, which makes for a promising sign ahead of the show's opening this weekend.
The play earned $590,727 for...