| Jun 29, 2008
Curious about the changing sound of the Great White Way? Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty weighs in on five noteworthy cast recordings from the year on Broadway -- four from new shows that couldn't be more wildly disparate and one from a classic that'...
| Mar 9, 2008
WHEN I was a young writer and wore a pencil behind my ear without a hint of irony, I swore a great many things. One was that I would never adapt anything. My ideas would spring anew from my dramatic imagination and the world would rejoice -- though...
| Mar 14, 2009
It was amply established in her 1985 Oscar acceptance speech that we really, really like Sally Field. Now it's just a matter of finding someone who would really, really like to buy the Malibu house she just listed at $6.95 million.
The ocean-view house...
| Aug 29, 2009
Berle Adams, a onetime big-band booking agent who co-founded Mercury Records in the 1940s and later became a senior executive at MCA before launching his own successful business as an international television program sales representative and distributor,...
| Oct 2, 2009
Roller skating movies seemed like a passing fad of the disco era with the release of such camp classics as "Xanadu," "Roller Boogie" and "Skatetown U.S.A." But that would be skating over the truth -- movies featuring roller skating have a rich heritage...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:26 PM
When it comes to music, the 1970s was a vapid wasteland. So did Olivia Newton-John’s more than a dozen Top 10 songs in that decade mean she was that good, or just that everything else was just so bad? Turns......
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Olivia Newton-John was at home at Christmastime 2011 when she learned that “You’re the One That I Want,” the duet she did with John Travolta for the 1978 movie “Grease,” had become the biggest-selling pop duet of all time....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:21 PM
1. Lifting their voices in song
Friends of the Doleman Black Heritage Museum will present the Bowie State University Gospel Choir Saturday, Feb. 23, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Doors open at 2 p.m.; concert at 3 p.m....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Love bloomed at the Laguna Nursery's Valentine's Day Cabaret on Saturday night.
Performers crooned and warbled songs of love found, love lost, love on the rebound and cupboard love, all accompanied by pianist Saif. His grand piano was set on the main...
| Feb 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John said she's always loved singing. She was in her first singing group by the tender age of 15.
"But I didn't know that I would be able to make a career of it. But I'm very grateful that I could," she said during a telephone interview...
| Aug 31, 2012
This summer might have been too darn hot, but the theater scene is about to zoom into the red zone. It's impossible to do justice to the awe-inspiring variety of work that is waiting in the wings this season at theaters large, small and in-between, but...