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Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee movies off the grid: Aug. 22-27

"The Goonies": Kids set out to find adventure in this 1985 action-comedy. 7:30 Friday, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts' Peck Pavilion.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Big-Band, Family, Hook, Adventure, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Singin' in The Rain!' takes stage Sept. 12 at Springhouse Theatre

Smyrna-based Springhouse Theatre Company, Rutherford County's favorite live theatre company, launches its spectacular 2014-2015 season with its most sumptuous offering to date: "Singin' In The Rain! " Adapted from the 1952 movie, the stage version of "Singin' In The Rain!" remains faithful to the original, much to the delight of fans of the Gene ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Smyrna, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Celebrities, Big-Band, Debbie Reynolds

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Tony Yazbeck's 'The Floor Above Me' Will Reveal Broadway Actor's More Vulnerable Side

Thanks to stints in Broadway musicals like "A Chorus Line" and "Gypsy," Tony Yazbeck has established himself as a "stalwart New York song-and-dance man" who occasionally seems transported straight from the era of Fred Astaire.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Big-Band, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

301 Moved Permanently

Marriott Theatre presents 'On the Town'

'On The Town," the 1944 musical that follows the zany adventures of three sailors on a 24-hour shore leave in New York City during World War II, began life as a ballet, "Fancy Free."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, On the Town, Adventure, Musical Movies, Arts, Ballet, Easy-Listening, Broadway, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz

Wed Aug 13, 2014


So You Think You Can Dance S11: E7 - Your votes eliminate the first two dancers

Resident judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and guest judge Misty Copeland on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on FOX The opening number paid tribute to New York and Leonard Bernstein choreographed by Joshua Bergasse , who will direct the revival of On the Town , the lead role will being offered to this season's winner.


Related Topix: So You Think You Can Dance, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, On the Town, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Big-Band

Myrtle Beach Online

You too can be a Broadway producer with just $10K

This 1950 file photo originally released by MGM shows Gene Kelly, right, and Frank Sinatra in a scene from "On the Town."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, On the Town, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Big-Band

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

He'A A s known for his impersonations and manic stand-up, but also shines in dramatic roles.


Related Topix: Latin, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz, Big-Band, Channing Tatum, University of Minnesota

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Post-Standard

Merry-Go-Round Playhouse provides a fun-filled evening 'On the Town'

"On the Town" is one of those gems of musical theater that's often quoted, but rarely produced.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, On the Town, Adventure, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Easy-Listening, Broadway, Ballet, Celebrities, Entertainment


NRACT to Present XANADU, 9/5-21

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre brings the tongue-in-cheek, award-winning hit Broadway musical Xanadu to the Triangle for its local premiere September 5th through 21st.


Related Topix: Musical Movies, Xanadu, Pop/Rock, Olivia Newton-John, Celebrities, Big-Band, Mount Olympus, UT

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Naperville Sun

See Newsies at Morton Arboretum Drive-in

Drive-ins will return to the Morton Arboretum in Lisle with two musical favorites: Aug. 8, "Newsies" tells the story of a turn-of-the century newspaper boy strike; and Aug. 9, audiences will be treated to the Gene Kelly classic about Hollywood's transition from silent films to "talkies" with "Singin' in the Rain."


Related Topix: Lisle, IL, Singin' in the Rain, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Big-Band

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Socialite Life

Classic Hollywood Throwback Thursday Featuring Gene Kelly

While classic Hollywood had its fair share of acting, singing and dancing proteges, few were as famous and beloved as Gene Kelly .


Related Topix: Singin' in the Rain, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Anchors Aweigh, Family, Adventure, Hello, Dolly!, On the Town, Xanadu, Big-Band

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Go on vacation by watching these four classic movies

Watch this brief biography of Gene Kelly and learn about his starring role in the Gershwin movie musical "An American in Paris."


Related Topix: Big-Band, Classical, Gershwin, Recipes, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dallas Observer

Rhythmic Souls Gives Dallas a Taste of the Tap Dance Legends this Weekend

Shuffle, ball, change. Aaaaaand, dig! Those are the only tap dance words that stuck with me from the beginner adult class I took last fall.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Big-Band


BWW Reviews: Danny Kaye Returns to Arlington

"If Danny Kaye had not been born," a Hollywood writer once observed, "no one could possibly have invented him.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Danny Kaye, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz, Big-Band, Will Ferrell

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Screenwriter Dean Ward Partners with Choreographer Michael Rooney on...

Screenwriter Dean Ward idolized Gene Kelly as a kid and even learned to tap dance, eventually taking lessons from legendary hoofers including Gregory Hines , Savion Glover and Charles 'Honi' Coles.


Related Topix: Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Hot Chicks, Chelsea-Handler, Celebrities, Big-Band, Arts, Dance