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The Drowsy Chaperone (musical)

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  • Emmaus atop Freddy list

    Emmaus atop Freddy list
    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...
  • Theater review: 'The Drowsy Chaperone' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'The Drowsy Chaperone' from Mad Cow Theatre
    "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...
  • In James Harms, a Chicago actor who sets himself apart

    In James Harms, a Chicago actor who sets himself apart
    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....
  • Move it and lose it at 'Minsky's'

    Move it and lose it at 'Minsky's'
    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...
  • Megan Mullally at the age of freedom

    Megan Mullally at the age of freedom
    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...
  • 'The Drowsy Chaperone' at the Ahmanson Theatre

    'The Drowsy Chaperone' at the Ahmanson Theatre
    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...
  • 'West Side Story' with a Spanish accent

    'West Side Story' with a Spanish accent
    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-...
  • 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes

    'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes
    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...
  • Ticket lines replace picket lines

    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...
  • Monster Mash: Magritte painting stolen in Brussels; senator launches inquiry into NEA; Stoppard, Hadid win awards

     
    -- 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......
  • Old Globe's summer season offers mad British kings, singing Chicago gangsters, late romance

     
    "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......
  • Broadway star Sutton Foster will present concerts at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    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......