| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:18 PM
"Big Fish," the elaborate stage musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie, flopped on Broadway last year, running for fewer than four months before closing at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.
But this fish isn't dead in the water just yet. The...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The latest musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has posted a closing notice on London's West End just two months after opening.
"Stephen Ward," based on the 1960s British political scandal surrounding John Profumo, opened in December at the Aldwych...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:58 PM
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Maria von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for “The Sound of Music,” has died, her brother said Saturday.
Von Trapp, 99, died at her home in Vermont on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Some of you, upon hearing that "Brief Encounter" has been adapted to the stage, will immediately roll your eyes and ask, "Why would anyone be foolish enough to compete with the memory of David Lean's classic film?"
Well, the British company Kneehigh has...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:15 AM
SAN DIEGO — The difficulty of staging "The Winter's Tale" is legendary. Characters are at the mercy of a crazy plot that wildly mixes genres and tones, there is a leap of 16 years between the third and fourth acts and one stage direction (perhaps...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Woody Allen will team with tenor Plácido Domingo in a revival of the director's Los Angeles Opera production of "Gianni Schicchi" that will be produced in Madrid. The production will be part of the Teatro Real's 2014-15 season, which was announced this...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:05 PM
As the snowflakes pile up from Kentucky and North Carolina up into New England, children everywhere are wishing and hoping for that magical announcement: School is canceled for the day.
Can that announcement ever get old? For James Detwiler, an...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Cicely Tyson will bring her recent Tony Award-winning performance in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" to Los Angeles as part of the Ahmanson Theatre's 2014-15 season, the Center Theatre Group announced Thursday.
The season will feature five...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Peter Gallagher looks forward to channeling his inner Dean Martin in his cabaret show, "How'd All You People Get in My Room?"
"Dean Martin was a hero of mine," the 58-year-old actor said during a recent interview. "He made the world look like a place...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....