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2 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Fleming plays the Hook & Hastings

The very talented and energetic Sean Fleming will take center stage in a solo concert Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at Broad Bay Congregational UCC, 941 Main St./Route 220.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bowdoin, ME, Camden, ME, Rockland, ME, Newcastle, ME

3 hrs ago |

You can pick the Freddy Awards winners for 2015

The State Theatre has put out an open call for Freddy Award evaluators to help judge the high school musical theater program.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: July 29

Eddy County Public Works is working on CR 724 off Pecos Hwy., U.S. 285 on the first three miles of White City Road.


Related Topix: Eddy County, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Watches, Arts

13 hrs ago |

Natalie Weiss to Host Carner & Gregor's 2014 Barely Legal Concert at 54 Below; Cast Announced

The final selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor 's 6th Annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" were announced today.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Downtown (Seattle, WA), Montlake (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Review: Summer Stock's "Footloose"

This summer's crowning glory just might be Summer Stock Austin's production of "Footloose," playing now through Aug. 10 in the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center - unless, that is, their production of "Chicago" that opens later this week proves to be the cherry on top.


Related Topix: Footloose, Drama Movies, Music!, Theater, Arts

The Orlando Sentinel

New theater company plans musicals of hope, tolerance

Orlando will present the show as part of its 2014-15 season, which begins with an concert fundraiser on Aug. 17. The concert, titled "Stand For Israel," will introduce the company to Central Florida, says Luis Gabriel Diaz, talent coordinator of Daystar Theatre Arts.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Pittsburgh CLO Guild to Honor Scholarship Recipients at 2014 Luncheon, 8/6

The Pittsburgh CLO Guild has announced that The Constance T. Rockwell, Dolores and Walter Bold and the Charity Randall Foundation Scholarship recipients will be honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, August 6 at the LeMont at 11:00am.


Related Topix: Arts, Pennsylvania

BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set to Perform at Victoria Theater in March

The show is being booked by rj productions. The two stars from the Tony nominated hit Broadway Musical, "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" will share the stage In Concert, sharing solo's and duets and stories from their careers.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jersey Boys, Newark, NJ

River Front Times

"I'm Not a Fan of St. Louis:" New York Critic Bashes STL in "Meet Me in St. Louis" Review

New York native and writer Anthony Stoeckert could have started his review of the beloved musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" with a note about the stars, the charming score, the set design or, really, anything about the show.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Meet Me in St. Louis, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

A musical spoof of the Clinton years

The folks behind Clinton: The Musical are said to have invited the former first couple to attend a performance of what is coyly called a spoof of their eight years in the White House.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Hispanic Business

Human Race will stage Festival of New Musicals

"There were so many submissions of good works, that this seemed like the best way to introduce a number of new works in development," explained producing artistic director , who said he receives between three and five submissions every week.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Stage Tube: Heathers' Charissa Hogeland Sings 'Over the Love' at Broadway Sessions

HEATHERS' Charissa Hogeland performed "Over the Love" at BROADWAY SESSIONS. Watch her sing the Florence and the Machine tune below! BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Writing the missionary musical

Along with 2013's powerhouse Frozen for which he cowrote songs with wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and his controversial Broadway smash written with South Park 's creators, The Book of Mormon , at the Forrest Theatre starting on Tuesday, the 39-year-old is an EGOT - and the youngest at that.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Book of Mormon, Arts, Matt Stone, Movies, Entertainment

Cape Cod Times

Strong performances make 'South Pacific' memorable

The Chatham Anglers, playing baseball in the back fields of the Monomoy Theatre, aren't the only college students here on the Cape having the summer of their young lives.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Ohio University, University of Hartford

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Feldberg: The problem with jukebox musicals

It's an overstatement to say that jukebox shows are destroying American musical theater, but they're certainly tarnishing the brand.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Jersey Boys

BWW Preview: South Pacific Comes to the Off Center Theater in Kansas City

The Tony Award winning 1949 musical South Pacific comes to the Off Center Theatre in Kansas City, Mo.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Kansas City, MO, Theater, Arts, Arrow Rock, MO

South Whidbey Record

Langley Dancer wins at Nationals

The 17-year-old dancer competed with thousands of other dancers over the five-day Showstopper Nationals competition in Anaheim, Calif.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Arts, Ballet

Kidd Kraddick's daughter co-writes song to honor him

Cradick, a Fort Worth resident, is getting ready to move to Nashville to pursue her music career.


Related Topix: Arts, Oklahoma City University

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre to Present Jesus Christ Superstar, Begin. 8/15

Known as the greatest story ever told by the greatest rock opera ever written, this full scale production written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and was released as a concept album in 1970.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Artists with Disabilities Showcased in Paper Mill Art Gallery

Paper Mill Playhouse one of the country's premier not-for-profit theaters, is the place where American musical theater is celebrated, cherished, and pushed in exciting new directions, is thrilled to showcase a new art exhibit in the theater's gallery from July 28 - August 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, Photography