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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
Patti LuPone, two-time Tony award winner, and international star of musical theater will be performing for one night only on Saturday, March 22, 2014, 8 p.m., at the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, CA.
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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has launched an exciting new division of the National Theater Institute , the National Music Theater Institute .
7 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
It's been a hot French minute since we last talked about Les Miserables . One of the longest-running and most cherished Broadway musicals of all time was back in the spotlight in late 2012 with a buzzy, big-budget movie adaptation, packed with singing celebrities and enough close-ups to make even Norma Desmond cringe.
9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, makes its Minneapolis premiere at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre, April 1-6, 2014.
13 hrs ago | Messenger
Peter Pan Jr. , March 14, 15, 16' TITLE='Topanga El's Annual Musical, Disney's Peter Pan Jr. , March 14, 15, 16'> The cast of Peter Pan, Jr., consisting of 105 children from Topanga Charter Elementary School, will perform the show on March 14, 15 and 16. The curtain flies open for Topanga Elementary Charter School's annual musical with Disney's ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Arkansas Times
Victor Hugo described his novel "Les Miserables" as a journey from "bestiality to duty" and from "nothingness to God."
Two local actresses have joined the cast of East Bay Children's Theatre's world premiere musical, "Jack and the Beanstalk ."
Sharon Boucher has done it again. She's coaxed a clever, heartwarming performance from a group of adult amateur actors and a motley assortment of really cute kids, this time in what she says is the West Coast premiere of "Shrek the Musical," a stage play based on the DreamWorks movie that in turn is a riff on "Beauty and the Beast."
By Maryrose Wood and Andrew Gerle. Through April 27 at Village Theatre, Issaquah, and May 2-25 at Everett Performing Arts Center; $25-$65 .
We didn't expect Broadway to pop up on Bates Motel , but in the latest episode of A&E's brilliant Psycho prequel series, Norma Bates dragged troubled son Norman to a friggin' musical theater audition! Although Norman didn't wind up trying out for the community theater production of South Pacific , Norma did .
"Has the work week got you down? Are you exhausted from job hunting? Whether you are employed or not, the importance of having a job has reached astronomical proportions, especially in today's economic climate.
Directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley , 50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Andrew Asnes , Rob Kolson and 50 Shades Tour LLC. 50 Shades! the Musical - The Original Parody opens with a trio of girlfriends setting aside staid book club fare in favor of a sexier sort of page-turner.
Rock out at JOE'S PUB tonight, March 12th at 7pm with this one- night-only concert reading of MORTALITY PLAY, the new hybrid rock show/morality play by Composer Scotty Arnold and Bookwriter/Lyricist Alana Jacoby .
Not that anyone would describe "Rent" as stodgy, but an iconic rock opera could grow stale, hampered by the weight of expectations and the reverence for its game-changing place in American musical theater history.
Cast members from the 2003 cult favorite musical Zanna, Don't! will reunite June 30 at 54 Below for Zanna, Don't! Class Reunion .
ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Benedum Center for a limited engagement from today, March 11 through Sunday, March 16, 2014.