There have been so many interpretations of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd” it probably was time to give it a more traditional spin.
There’s no “Hamilton” in this year’s competition for Tony Awards.
Thanks to the show’s smart book (by Amber Ruffin and Matthew Lopez), the musical is able to address contemporary issues at a Jazz Age pace. It’s a remarkable feat that plays better than the film’s original ending.
In a big Broadway revival – inventively directed by Michael Arden – it’s also a love story between Frank (Ben Platt) and his wife Lucille (Micaela Diamond). Together, they confront the fallout of the Civil War.
Like “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” this show digs into the quieter moments of life and comes away with a loopy story that doesn’t promise a happy ending.
Rhiannon Giddens has won the 2023 Pulitzer in Music for “Omar,” her opera about a Black Muslim scholar.
Jeremy Davis, who plays Olaf in the national touring production of “Frozen,” tells what it’s like to work with the show’s breakout character. The stage musical will be in Omaha’s Orpheum Theater April 19-30.
First things first: Anastasia is a Disney princess.
Actress Christy Altomare talks about what it’s like to play a Disney princess in “Disney Princesses” coming to the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre this weekend.
Actor Connor Barr talks about what its like to play Charlie Brown in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” which is coming to the Orpheum Theater.
Ever wonder what kind of career Charlie Brown might have?
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NEW YORK -- You can’t really call “Girl From the North Country” a jukebox musical, even though it features more than a dozen Bob Dylan songs.
NEW YORK -- “Company,” like several shows arriving this year, had expected to be on Broadway in 2020. It shut down, however, and didn’t make its debut until December.
There are two Michael Jacksons on Broadway this year.
NEW YORK -- You won’t find a more creative new show than “A Strange Loop.” Bubbling with ideas, humor and jaw-dropping candor, it’s a musical that challenges most conventions and dismisses others.
“Hamilton” opened the door for more musical history lessons. Now “Six” is taking full advantage.
When A.J. Shively studied musical theater in college, directors usually put him in the back row of production numbers so he wouldn’t draw focus.
When a show is as popular as “Wicked,” there are heightened audience expectations, says actor John Bolton.
Three "Hamilton" cast members discussed plans for their time in Greensboro and their thoughts on the musical.
The topical dramatic comedy “The Cake” by Bekah Brunstetter is coming April 22 through May 7 to the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre.
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CULLOWHEE — The Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall will present the Ballet Conservatory of Asheville, returning for its fourth “Nutcracker” tour to Western Carolina University, in its 12th season.
HICKORY — This is the final weekend for the Hickory Community Theatre’s production of “The Thanksgiving Play” by Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse.
ASHEVILLE — “The Outsider,” a comedy by Paul Slade Smith, is scheduled for three readers’ theatre performances by The Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre.
For those who never saw “Hamilton” on stage, this is as good as it gets. The fluid camera offers perfect views and a sense of the show’s force – and movement.
HICKORY — Guest Director Mark Woodard recently announced his casting choices for the Hickory Community Theatre’s upcoming production “Noises Off!,” a British farce by Michael Frayn.
HICKORY — Two young actors with numerous theatrical credits, Coleson Berlin and Jennifer Canterbury, have joined the cast of “Exit Laughing” at Hickory Community Theatre.
VALDESE — The Old Colony Players are doing their best to make sure the show does, in fact, go on this summer.