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3 hrs ago |

Review: Revival of 'Cabaret' revival still shocks

The only appropriate salutation is: willkommen. Not a revival so much as a revival of a revival, this "Cabaret" - again produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company - opened Thursday night, with only hours to spare before its eligibility expired.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Alan Cumming, Theater

7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Singer: Sex-Abuse Suit a Shakedown

The director of the upcoming "X-Men" film has denied allegations contained in a lawsuit that he raped an aspiring actor and model in 1999 and called the claims a shakedown.


Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Theater

9 hrs ago | The Rooster 106.1

Joan Jett & Axl Rose honored at Golden Gods

Joan Jett appears to be enjoying her new Golden God title. The rocker officially received the honor Wednesday night at the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards, where she also took the stage with the Blackhearts to play hits like "Bad Reputation" and "I Hate Myself for Loving You."


Related Topix: Joan Jett, Pop/Rock, Theater, Five Finger Death Punch, Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

'Recovered' Banksy Works On Display Ahead Of Sale

Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds .


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, Painting, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Bristol County, England

12 hrs ago | EDGE

The Selected Letters Of Elia Kazan

In his time, Elia Kazan was the most influential director of his generation, collaborating with the most gifted actors, writers and designers on the stage and in film.


Related Topix: Music!, On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Splendor in the Grass, Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Celebrities, Marlon Brando

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

USD students to perform comedic contemporary opera

Assistant Professor of Music Tracelyn Gesteland says the school has presented dramas in recent years, but this show is full of jokes and physical humor.


Related Topix: Opera

20 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

The old guard in sequins? With miniskirts and odes to Kim, Pyongyang pop queens stage comeback

Step aside, Sea of Blood Opera. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's favourite guitar-slinging, miniskirt-sporting girl group, the Moranbong Band, is back.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Opera

22 hrs ago | KNDO

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies."


Related Topix: Theater, Illinois

Wed Apr 23, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

REDCAT International Childrena s Film Festival and more special movie screenings in the L.A. area

I was crazy about cartoons when I was a child. I could never get enough of them in those pre-cable days.


Related Topix: Theater, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Drama Movies, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock


The Wholehearted

The one filmic technique that the theatre longs for more than any other is the close-up, in particular the close-up of the face.


Related Topix: Theater

Northern Michigan News

Photos explore dynamics of youths' sexual identity

For many, it's difficult to understand Foster Noone's sexual identity. The 17-year-old uses the labels of bisexual, trans and gender neutral all at once.


Related Topix: Photography, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

National Public Radio

Shakespeare's Globe Taking 'Hamlet' To 200 Nations

Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world.


Related Topix: Theater


Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.


Related Topix: Theater, Social Software

Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Painting, Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Kay Hagan

Whittier Daily News

L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Classical, Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Opera

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig'

And it's not just trying on a new role. He is lowered to the stage in a jumpsuit and ferociously feathered blond wig and immediately begins the show's first rock-punk song, getting down on all fours, grinding into the microphone stand or licking the guitarist's strings.


Related Topix: The Smurfs, Neil Patrick Harris, Musical Theater, Theater

Lamar Daily News

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.

The city is an unusual choice for the awards because it's not known for having one of the largest Indian-American populations in the U.S., but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon.


Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema, Asian-American, Indian-American, Tampa, FL

CBS Local

Vegas Philharmonic Names New Conductor

A former Nevadan who's the resident conductor at the San Francisco Symphony has been named the new conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.


Related Topix: Symphony, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Las Vegas, NV

WRIC-TV Richmond

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.


Related Topix: Theater, Poetry, Musical Theater

KURB-FM Little Rock

Despite Claim, Photographer Did Not Hear Madonna's New Album

Hey, did you hear? Madonna 's album is totally done...and a famous photographer has heard it!'s not, and he didn't, and the whole thing is a lie.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Photography