| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Summertime in South Florida usually means that the performing-arts community has shifted into standby mode. But for kids, there are a number of opportunities to learn and/or be entertained.
Summer Rocks 2014
The Palm Beach Pops has a music education...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Mel Brooks will appear in a one-man autobiographical show at the Geffen Playhouse on Monday, "Mel Brooks: Live at the Geffen." The show will have only one performance.
It will be the 87-year-old Brooks' first solo stage production. The Tony and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
So you have to hand it to director William Osetek and the Drury Lane Theatre. They've gone a long way toward rehabilitating Mel Brooks' “Young Frankenstein” musical which, on Broadway in 2007, was a $20 million dog.
As he proved a couple...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Lensing will begin next year on Brian Epstein biopic "The Fifth Beatle," with Peyton Reed on board to direct.
Producers are touting "The Fifth Beatle" as the first-ever film about the Beatles to secure music rights to the Lennon/McCartney music catalog....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:23 PM
WinterStage Concert Series: Megan Mullally: Before she played socialite Karen Walker in the TV series "Will and Grace," Megan Mullally studied English literature at Northwestern University. The world might have never known of her if Mullally hadn't...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:07 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — As you read this, Austin's South by Southwest festival is over for 2012. The "Welcome SXSW!" signs have been peeled from club facades, movie marquees, hotels and gas stations. The handbills advertising movies, bands and the newest...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 5:00 PM
There's more than a whiff of the moldy around "Young Frankenstein," the touring Mel Brooks musical comedy that opened Tuesday.
It's in the vaudevillian jokes, the "walk this way" bit, the blind man's pratfalls, the soft-shoe shtick. Audience members...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:08 PM
For Cory English, life's a roll in ze hay.
English has taken his portrayal of Igor of "Young Frankenstein" musical fame from Broadway to the road — and he and the rest of the cast are set to make their debut at the Orange County Performing Arts...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 7:37 PM
The All-American Boys Chorus, a local nonprofit organization, invites boys ages 8 to 10 years old and their parents to an open rehearsal from noon to 1:30 p.m. at AABC headquarters at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa....
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:12 PM
Computer Friends of Oasis
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club that helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The fee is $2. For...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 9:11 PM
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors hosts its monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Newport Beach Country Club, 1600 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The guest speaker is Celeste Haug-Jardine from city recreation and...