| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel is a bonafide showstopper. At the Bushnell on Sunday, she'll perform hits from her wide-ranging repertoire culled from pop hits, musical theater standards and selections from her latest CD, Barefoot at the Symphony, with...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:48 AM
The first things that catch your eye at Portia's in Oakland Park are a pig doll dressed as a Southern belle and a foot-and-a-half tall porcelain pig chef holding various vegetables. The porcine greeters – a tribute to a family pet named Portia...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Wow. That's all I can say about the winter finale of "Glee."
Let me begin by giving a small PSA: if you're going through something — no matter what it is — you are not alone. Help is available. If you need someone to talk to, please call 1-...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:21 PM
The Ravinia Festival remains one of the nation’s heavyweight classical music impresarios even if it increasingly finds itself in the position of playing Goliath to the David of the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Ho-hum symphonic...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Randy Couture is a mixed-martial arts icon and UFC Hall of Famer who has brawled his way to five world titles and is a big reason that UFC is the pop-culture phenomenon it is today. But if there’s one thing he wants you to take away from his...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:38 AM
As ambitious as it is, "The Wild Party" comes off as day two of a nonstop rave … and your buzz is crashing.
The Andrew Lippa musical is the opening show of the Boca Raton-based Outre Theatre Company's inaugural season and boasts a serviceable 15-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too.
That green-skinned character...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
My colleague critic Hal Boedeker, the Orlando Sentinel's TV Guy, sends us this reminder about a great chance to see Broadway stars, includingÂ Central Floridian Karen Olivo, on television Wednesday night: If you love Broadway music, âIn Performanc...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Had Charlie Sheen watched Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel on "Sesame Street" instead of swinging by "Mary Poppins" with ex-wife Denise Richards and their daughters in New York on Sunday, he might have learned a little something about allergic reactions.......
| Oct 17, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A few highlights to keep in mind this week: 1. “The Good Wife” features the return of Mamie Gummer as attorney Nancy Crozier. Gummer, the daughter of Meryl Streep, gives a sly performance as an inventive attorney who joins forces with Alicia...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When Judd Apatow was a little boy, he played with everyone, all the kids in the sandbox -- he was good that way. How does the Ministry know this? His grandmother told us. We rubbed elbows with Gram, who was......