| May 12, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Emmaus Area High School's production of "The Phantom of the Opera" led the nominations Thursday for the 2011 Freddy Awards with 16, including best musical, best actress and best actor.
Freedom High School, with its production of "Joseph and The Amazing...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:17 PM
"The Drowsy Chaperone" is a love letter to the good (and the bad) of musical theater told through the eyes of one devotee, speaking for all the fans of the genre.
For those fans, the best thing about Mad Cow Theatre's uneven production of the 2006...
| Aug 16, 2012
When director Frank Galati premiered "The Visit," a new musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, at the Goodman Theatre in 2001, the legendary Chita Rivera soaked up most of the attention (although, given the timing of the production that terrible, post-Sept....
| Feb 1, 2009
A good dancer does more than just defy gravity; he seems to have his own personal supply -- a force field that shapes space and time around his movements. Every impulse has weight and no energy is wasted, even in the enervating trial and error of...
| Oct 18, 2009
Megan Mullally comes through the door of a small office at the Odyssey Theatre, dressed in a long, flowy strapless dress, a black cardigan and Chinese slippers. Her fashionably straight auburn hair brushes her shoulders, and she looks radiant.
Or is that...
| Jul 11, 2008
Well, he's still sitting alone in his room, listening to his original cast albums play. The answering machine light isn't blinking, the apartment could use some sprucing up, and that old cardigan he's wearing is looking a little ratty. But you have to...
| Mar 18, 2009
When they got together at the Beverly Hills Hotel in August 1955, their legs dipping in the pool, Arthur Laurents and Leonard Bernstein were wrestling with a problem 3,000 miles away: They were trying to recast the "Romeo and Juliet" story for a modern-...
| Jul 25, 2010
Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony?
A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
B) George and Ira Gershwin.
C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
| Dec 1, 2007
NEW YORK -- For now, everything on Broadway is coming up roses. After a paralyzing 19-day strike that shut down 26 shows, long lines at the box offices this weekend have finally replaced picket lines. The Rialto is buzzing again, just in time for the...
| Sep 24, 2009
| 4:32 PM
-- Missing masterpiece: A 1948 painting by Magritte valued at about $1.1 million was stolen in broad daylight from the Musee Rene Magritte in Brussels. -- Digging deeper: Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said in a press release (pdf......
| Nov 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
"King me!" is what checker players love to shout, but it could also be a slogan this summer at the Old Globe in San Diego -- although both British kings on display, Shakespeare's legendary Lear and Alan Bennett's historical George......
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Tony-winner Sutton Foster will give two concerts featuring songs from her Broadway shows as well as her own selection of favorites at 8 p.m. April 29 and 30 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. "An Evening With Sutton......