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  1. Did La La Land Get It Right? A Real-Life Broadway Couple Reflects on the Oscar-Nominated FilmRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    ... garnered plenty of attention and Oscar noms for both Stone and Gosling. So, what do those in the world of musical theater think of La La Land ? I caught up with Kirsten Scott and Matthew Scott - a real-life Broadway couple, to get their take on the ...


  2. What Do Actual L.A. Jazz Musicians Think of La La Land's Portrayal of L.A. Jazz?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    ... was just nominated this year for three Grammy awards, remarks that the score "sounds like well-produced musical theater music." When I asked if the music was, to him, representative of jazz, he answered, "Not the music that I heard, no. That's not ...


  3. All-Female Iron Maidens Tribute Return to the UK for October TourRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... members are highly trained professionals with diversified musical backgrounds, ranging from orchestral and musical theater to blues and rock. Formed in 2001 in Southern California, they have quickly established themselves as one of the most ...


  4. Ticket deadline today for Lubbock Chorale galaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Chorale's annual gala, its most important scholarships fundraiser, will take place Saturday at the McKenzie Merket Alumni Center Ballroom on the Texas Tech campus, 2521 17th St. It includes cocktails and appetizers at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m., followed by a vocal concert with the theme "A Night on Broadway." Musical theater professional David Gaschen, a Tech and Lubbock Chorale alum, will perform accompanied by a pianist, and also with the chorale.


  5. We Did Not Expect Chicago To Include This Spice Girls...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    ... better known as Scary Spice, has been gracing The Great White Way with her presence as Roxie Hart in every musical theater nerd's favorite tale of jazz and liquor. According to People , Mel began an eight-week run in the role in December, on the ...


  6. PHOTOS: Side by SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Capital-Journal

    ... the emotions of a new generation. Side by Side was written by Stephen Sondheim the leading composer of musical theater for the past fifty years. Auburn Community Theater is now performing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Downtown Topeka. The ...


  7. 'Hamilton' is coming to DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... of "The Hamilton Mixtape" this past fall added to the popularity of a show that has already transformed musical theater. "Hamilton" has received 11 Tony Awards. Miranda is behind the book, music and lyrics as well as performing in "Hamilton," which ...


  8. Palermo recognized for Making a DifferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capital Weekly

    ... their environment and struggle to overcome that stigma for most of their life." In addition to composing for musical theater, Palermo has written several compositions and arrangements for handbell choir, orchestra and choral groups. In December ...


  9. BWW Interview: Marlie RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... which has already revolutionized Broadway, but how she has reached a crossroads in her still young career in musical theater. VCOS: When I first heard you sing in that Hamilton concert, it made me think, "How does a singer get this good?" And then I ...


  10. Composer Ted Hearne sets Chelsea Manning's leaks to musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... and her role in a war she wanted no part of are explored in "The Source," a combination of opera and musical theater by Ted Hearne. Chelsea Manning's struggles with gender identity and her role in a war she wanted no part of are explored in "The ...


  11. Elida to present Hairspray in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Herald

    Elida High School Musical Theater will present its performance of the smash hit comedy Hairspray at 7:30 p.m. March 16, 17 and 18 and at 4 p.m. March 19. It's Baltimore, 1962, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy's audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way.


  12. TV Q&a: The bare facts on Beth BehrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... and she was in the film "American Pie: Book of Love." CBS adds: "In addition to singing and acting in musical theater, Behrs is an avid runner and grew up playing competitive soccer. Throughout college, she volunteered with Children of the Night, an ...


  13. SU Drama presents 'The King Stag,' a riotous tale of fantasy and magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Post-Standard

    Because we are lucky enough to have a conservatory-style training program for actors here in Syracuse , local theater goers have the advantage of being exposed to a plethora of productions that are varied, many new and cutting edge, and some rooted in traditional and classical theater styles. Many of these pieces often prove to be much more rewarding and often more challenging than more "popular" titles from the well-known canons of theater and musical theater.


  14. Graves teen finds joy through actingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... before a big production. But that won't deter him from going to Northern Kentucky University and majoring in musical theater. Sullivan is the Paducah Sun's latest Teen of the Week. Each Monday, The Sun features a student selected from nominees ...


  15. Theater Review: Musical caper - Curtains' raises the roof at UCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Review

    The star of a lackluster musical theater production faints mysteriously at the end of her performance and dies later at the hospital. A backstage mock tribute to the woman and her meager talents is interrupted by a noirish detective, who makes a dramatic entrance wherein he informs the cast and crew that the woman's death is being investigated as a homicide, that they are all suspects, and that nobody is to leave the theater until the crime is solved.


  16. Master of movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Denton Dance Conservatory will host a master class in musical theater dance on Saturday, and the local studio is bringing in a teacher with skill and a family history of dance excellence. Colleen Kelly Beaman will lead the master class for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 11 and older at 10 a.m. Saturday at the conservatory, 4103 Mesa Drive.


  17. Making some 'Noise'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | South Shore Record

    ... of the American Theatre Wing's 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant, is recognized for his creative contributions to musical theater. Sunday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m. $25. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City. (516) 877-4000 or ...


  18. Van Nuys High School Students Made Something Beautiful Out of a Lesson in American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | LA Weekly

    ... and passionately about both subjects. "An oratorio is like an opera, but not an opera. I think of it as musical theater mixed with classical music," she explains correctly (the difference between an opera and oratorio is simply that an opera is ...


  19. Marriott Theatre's 'Mamma Mia!' a spirited revival of a mediocre showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Herald

    Donna shares a moment with her bride-to-be daughter in Marriott Theatre's revival of the jukebox musical "Mamma Mia!" Single mom Donna reunites with her former bandmates Tanya and Rosie in Marriott Theatre's buoyant revival of "Mamma Mia!" Derek Hasenstab, left, Peter Saide and Karl Hamilton play Donna's former lovers in "Mamma Mia!" The musical featuring the music of ABBA runs through April 16 at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. "Mamma Mia!" is the musical theater equivalent of a conversation candy heart: a sugary, pastel-colored confection lacking nutritional value.


  20. Austin's Carnaval Brasileiro Celebrates 40 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Austin Monthly

    ... been called the Tina Turner of Brazil. One staple of Carnaval for the past 13 years has been a 55-minute musical theater performance by Austin Samba , the country's largest samba group at 150 members. This year's theme is New Orleans, which has its ...