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  • Adele Dazeem (Idina Menzel) saluted at 'The Book of Mormon'

    Adele Dazeem (Idina Menzel) saluted at 'The Book of Mormon'
    Adele Dazeem -- the John Travolta-anointed alter ego of Broadway star Idina Menzel -- received a special tribute at a recent performance of "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Actor Cody Jamison Strand, who plays Mormon missionary...
  • Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke

    Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke
    Adele Dazeem was a big hit at the Academy Awards when she sang "Let It Go" from the Oscar-winning Disney animated movie "Frozen." And now the exotically named actress will be headlining a Broadway musical. In a social media joke circulating on Twitter,...
  • Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris

    Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris
    Roman Polanski will direct the stage musical version of his 1967 movie "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in a production that is scheduled to open in October in Paris.  "Dance of the Vampires" (French title: "Le Bal des Vampires") was first produced in...
  • Sneak peek: Los Angeles Opera debuts rare glass harmonica for 'Lucia'

    Sneak peek: Los Angeles Opera debuts rare glass harmonica for 'Lucia'
    Who knew the sound of insanity could be so beautiful? We had the opportunity to sit in on a rehearsal of Los Angeles Opera’s production of Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," which opens Saturday. The afternoon was the very first time...
  • Sylvester Stallone's 'Rocky' musical makes its Broadway premiere

    Sylvester Stallone's 'Rocky' musical makes its Broadway premiere
    The late-career comeback of Sylvester Stallone took a detour to Broadway this week with the opening of his "Rocky" at the Winter Garden Theatre. The new show, which Stallone co-wrote and produced (but doesn't star in), is a musical version of his 1976...
  • Blythe Danner to star at Geffen Playhouse before Broadway

    Blythe Danner to star at Geffen Playhouse before Broadway
    Blythe Danner will return to Broadway in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House," which is scheduled to open Oct. 2 in a production by the Manhattan Theater Club. But before bowing in New York, Danner and the play will open at the Geffen...
  • Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway

    Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway
    Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
  • Barry Manilow is ready to take a chance again on 'Harmony'

    Barry Manilow is ready to take a chance again on 'Harmony'
    Barry Manilow is accustomed to working in rarefied settings: the glittering showrooms of Las Vegas, for instance, or the high-end recording studios in which he made such inescapable soft-rock standards as "Mandy," "Looks Like We Made It" and "Can't...
  • 4 arrested on drug charges after death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

    4 arrested on drug charges after death of Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Four people have been arrested on drug charges after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman in an apparent heroin overdose, although whether the suspects were involved with the actor remained unclear on Wednesday. “The four have been arrested for...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman fundraiser launched to help Labyrinth Theater

    Philip Seymour Hoffman fundraiser launched to help Labyrinth Theater
    One of the defining collaborations of Philip Seymour Hoffman's career was his long association with New York's Labyrinth Theater Company, which he helped to found and where he served as an artistic director for many years. A new fundraising campaign,...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

     Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?
    "Searching for Sugar Man," the absorbing investigation into the whereabouts of an elusive '70s singer-songwriter, won the Academy Award for feature documentary last year. It was the first time that the entire body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...