| Nov 10, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Patty Snodgrass had qualified to run in her first New York City Marathon three years ago, but injuries derailed the retired U.S. Treasury Department employee from fulfilling that dream. She was going to use what is essentially a rain check from the New...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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,"...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke srstar in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical “The Last Five Years”, which plays May 7 to June 1 on the main stage in New Haven.
Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Kristin Chenoweth, the pint-sized Broadway powerhouse, will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame this summer as the 43rd performer to receive the honor.
The star of "Wicked" is scheduled to appear at the June 21 opening night concert at...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Famous faces helped keep some Broadway titles buoyant in an ebb-tide week, as Neil Patrick Harris, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston and -- indirectly -- Carole King pumped interest in their respective shows.
Harris, for one, proved that the boffo...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The Allentown Symphony Orchestra's 2014-15 season promises to be a colorful one. Indeed, for one concert, high-flying aerialists, daredevil cyclists, acrobats and more will perform on stage as the orchestra performs fun classical music.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:08 AM
A semester-long experiment at Lehigh University's Department of Theatre has yielded "Something from Nothing: A Devised Piece," a comic improvisational work inspired by objects left behind at the university.
The performance is directed by Greg Scot...