| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Kelly Rowland and Demi Lovato expressed shock at the results.
But two of the strongest female singers had to perform Thursday night to stay in "The X Factor."
Rachel Potter, 29, a University of Central Florida grad, was ejected from the Fox singing...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Orlando has a starring role when "The X Factor" goes live Tuesday. Three acts from Central Florida are among the Top 16 that will perform in the singing contest at 8 p.m. on Fox.
"It goes to show that Orlando is the best-kept secret," said Rachel...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK — Recently, writer John August watched a DVD of "Big Fish," the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton for which he wrote the screenplay.
He says it was an enjoyable but odd experience.
"I kept wondering, 'Why aren't they singing?'" recalls...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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Zachery Levi stars in "First Date," the new musical about the age-old tale of how well opposites attract that debuted Thursday at the New York's Longacre Theater.
The production features Levi, the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Rachel Potter, a Central Floridian and Broadway star, will give a concert of songs from her country-music album "Live the Dream," this Monday, Aug. 19, at the Osceola Center for the Arts in Kissimmee. She plans to mix in Broadway music as well, and will...
| Jul 29, 2013
By most standards, Shane Ohmer has taken the road less traveled in his dance career. His first introduction to dance came in fourth grade when he accompanied a neighbor girl to her drill team under the impression that they'd be working with power tools....
| Apr 4, 2010
The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso.
It was no...
| Apr 5, 2010
This week on Broadway, one revival opened, another one closed and a new musical is in the wings.
Ken Ludwig's comedy "Lend me a Tenor," which opened Sunday at the Music Box theater, is back on Broadway for the first time in two decades, packing lots of...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
| Jul 8, 2010
An agreeable jumble, the animated feature "Despicable Me" sells its 3-D in ways you wouldn't call sophisticated or witty. But you certainly notice it. Front car in a roller coaster, up, up, up, then down, down, down — aaaaahhhhAAAAAAAHHHH!!!!!!!!...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 10:25 AM
"The Lion King" will come roaring back to Orlando in April 2012 for a monthlong engagement.
The Florida Theatrical Association's next touring Broadway season also includes these treats: The restaging of "Les Miserables" to celebrate the musical's 25th...