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4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
The idea of transformation - what happens after the "happily ever after" ending for beloved fairy-tale characters - drives the plot of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods," now receiving a spirited production at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
The Henegar Center for the Arts' 2014-2015 season will feature six musicals on the Henegar Mainstage, two intimate plays in the Upstairs venue, and a New Works Playwright's Festival at the Melbourne venue.
11 hrs ago | Washington Blade
When Barbara Walsh was preparing to play Joanne, the iconic character created by the legendary Elaine Stritch, in the Broadway revival of "Company," friends were quick to point out that she had large shoes to fill.
15 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter
Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking musical is given an energetic, youthful interpretation by the theater department at Moorpark College in a straightforward, intimate production showcasing the promise of a diverse cast of young performers.
Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME.
For aficionados of Stephen Sondheim, the weekend will offer an extraordinary opportunity to meet fellow Sondheim lovers, and to learn and understand more about Stephen Sondheim through the insight and understanding gained by recognised Sondheim practitioners.
Award winner David Bedella will play the title role and Sarah Ingram his pie-making partner in crime, Mrs Lovett, in an intimate new production of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street .
Elaine Stritch, seen here in this September, 2012, file photo, won a Tony award for her one-woman show Elaine Stritch at Liberty.
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly telecasts on Fridays. Emmy- and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth will host the series, which returns at 9 p.m. Sept.
Kudrinka, folk and modern dance ensemble from Russia, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store Club Room, 7:40-9:15 p.m. Information: 641-451-1847.
There are not many things more exciting than seeing the birth of a brand new musical.
Actors Theatre's first-ever No Sweat Summer Season heads into the final four weeks with two plays and three cabaret-style concerts surrounding the main productions of The Book Club Play and The Cottage" at Black Theatre Troupe, 1333 E. Washington St. in Phoenix.
'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' based on the novel by Ken Kesey, runs Aug. 2-31 at freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg.
"I can resist everything except temptation," playwright Oscar Wilde famously wrote.
Elaine Stritch was indeed a "Broadway Baby" as the song says . . . and what a lady she was to her many fans, right up to the moment of her passing on Thursday .
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:42 pm
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