TRANS AM, a groundbreaking new solo rock musical written by and performed by actress/musician/rock star Lisa Stephen Friday (her/her), with musical supervision and orchestrations by Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus (Tony Award best orchestrations for Kinky Boots, Tony and Drama Desk Awards for co-orchestration of the Book of Mormon), getsRead More →

The research group “Signal processing in telecommunication systems” (TIC-188) of the Higher Polytechnic School of Linares (University of JN) led by Professor Nicolas Ruiz received the highest score and was selected for receive European research funding. ‘Repertorium’ project (research and promotion of the European repertoire through techniques of working onRead More →

This week, The Muny Stage appears with lots of gay people dressed in pink in their production of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL. The show is filled with laughter as silly and absurd as the alliteration of the previous sentence. The Delta Nu sorority sisters are caricatures of giddy girls whoRead More →

LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE: Watch out for giant traveling fruits! Theater 29 begins its 2022-23 season with Roald Dahl’s classic, “James and the Giant Peach.” The family-favorite musical will open Theater 29’s highly anticipated 2022-2023 season. Theater 29 and Director Katie Fleischman are thrilled to announce the cast ofRead More →

In the unforgettable new version of Billy Elliot the Musical from director Nikolai Foster, all lines have been blurred. When the miners strike, they run down the aisles and howl their protests right above our heads. Billy’s room sits atop a portable mining shaft, the personal and the political asRead More →

(lr) Quincy Kuykendall, Leslie R. Hethcox, Patrick Darab Hartigan, Nathan Daniel Ford and Stephen Mercantel in The Full Monty (Photo by April Paine) Professional dancers with dollar bills in their thongs will tell you that stripping is all about the teasing – the buildup of sexual tension and anticipation thatRead More →

The 2022-23 season opener for Roxy’s Downtown is Bruyères: the musical, which will run until July 23. A black comedy Heathers opens up conversations about dark issues including bullying, teen suicide, sexual assault and school violence. There’s a dazzling rock score and a wickedly funny book, because, you know, MURDERRead More →

Maurice Ravel (file photo) The Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra’s first appearance each summer always arouses interest: it’s the first performance of an orchestra that didn’t exist a few weeks earlier, made up of around 100 musicians from around the world who spend eight weeks in as TMC Fellows, with anRead More →

Based on the novel The Man Who Broke the Bank in Monte Carlo by Michael Butterworth, Lucky Stiff is a quirky and hilarious police farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million dollars in diamonds and a corpse in a wheelchair. The story revolves around a modest English shoe salesman whoRead More →

Click to enlarge Photo: Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade Janet Dacal and Sasson Gabay star in The group visit. How does a short indie film from 2007 evolve into an award-winning Broadway musical a decade later? Itamar Moses, who wrote the book for The group visitrecount CityBeat how this musical was born.Read More →

The dominance of comic book movies over the modern box office has made any search for novelty in the medium a matter of substantial notoriety. So when Todd Phillips announced that his second take on the most beloved villain of all time on the comic book page would be aRead More →

Joey Z, host of The Glow Show You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll remember what entertainment was like before those damn ‘ronas came to town, as some of this town’s most talented performers rock the stage right before your eyes and ears . Wear a mask anyway, citizen, but be preparedRead More →

Loren Hunter, Chelsea Dawson, Phoenix Jackson Mendoza, Kala Gare, Kiana Daniele and Vidya MakanPhoto by James D Morgan SIX the musical is a must this winter in Melbourne. Short and sweet at just 75 minutes long, SIX will have you jamming in your seat, while listening to the six wivesRead More →

Davone Tines as Malcolm (photo by Kathy Wittman) Jonathan Harris as Young Malcolm A major lyrical event, illustrating a tumultuous journey from traumatized child to prophet of black nationalism via detours as cool cat, prisoner, hustler, scam victim and pilgrim to Mecca, can be summed up in name changes fromRead More →

Jovanni Sy and John Cardoza in “Karate Kid – The Musical” (Photo: Phillip Hamer Photography) It’s been over 35 years since audiences first encountered Mr. Miyagi, Daniel LaRusso and many others at the Cobra Kai Dojo in the 1984 film. The Karate Kid. The film was the fourth highest-grossing filmRead More →

The “Hadestown” company, touring BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theater. Photo: T Charles Erickson/BroadwaySF The tragic myth inspires a particular terror. You know in your heart what’s going to happen, and that knowledge knots and flows, making the story somehow more suspenseful, not less. Because the hero speaks to an essential part ofRead More →

Michelle Jacques in rehearsal with German choreographer David Brandstätter at CounterPulse for their presentation of “Freiheit”. Photo: Shelley Ho Michelle Jacques has traveled the world as a musical ambassador representing the deepest sources of black American music. Embracing her musical heritage in her forties after a successful administrative career, theRead More →

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe has expanded into television, so has its musical reach, embracing diversity both in terms of composers and the music they create. English composer Natalie Holt (pictured above) brought unexpected sounds to “Loki”; Cairo-based Hesham Nazih added specific Egyptian sounds to “Moon Knight”; and American composerRead More →