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  • Principal cast 'A Christmas Story'
    'A Christmas Story - the Musical' a plum treat at Engeman Theater (REVIEW)
    Late humorist Jean Parker Shepherd likely never imagined his tale of youthful yearning set to music, yet the solidly crafted "A Christmas Story - the Musical" delivers holiday magic for all ages. The musical, set in 1930s Indiana,...
  • Anna Christie
    Anna Christie at the Odyssey
    Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey’s Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the...
  • Hector Coris and Matt Newhard in Scottsdale Musical Theater Company’s “The Producers”
    Ring in the New Year: Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ at Tempe Center for the Arts
    Scottsdale Musical Theater Company rings in the New Year with a special production of the Mel Brooks musical “The Producers,” followed by a New Year’s Eve gala. After seeing the show, at the Tempe Center for the Arts in Tempe,...
  • Jingle Arrgh the Way
    'Jingle Arrgh the Way' reunites singing pirates on North Pole adventure
    As a sequel to a previous production, “How I Became a Pirate,” Theatre for Young America puts a holiday spin on the singing pirates with the holiday presentation, “Jingle Arrgh the Way! A Christmas Pirate Adventure,” that...
  • The SantaLand Diaries & Season's Greetings at The Ringwald
    Wahoo -- it's Sedaris season at The Ringwald
    If you’re a fan of everything award-winning humorist David Sedaris writes or reports on, you can stop reading this and just skate on over to the Ringwald Theatre right now. Acclaimed Broadway actor and director Joe Mantello’s...
  • Le Chant de Georges Boivin
    Théâtre français de Toronto's 'Le Chant de Georges Boivin' is quietly charming
    Society perpetuates a myth that age and wisdom increase in direct correlation to each other, but that's not always quite true. In "Le Chant de Georges Boivin" (written byMartin Bellemare, dir. Mario Borges), Pierre Collin as the 77...
  • La Boheme at San Diego Opera Jan. 24, 2015
    At 50 San Diego Opera is alive and well, thank you!
    San Diego, CA---Just ask the audiences attending the two-pre opera “official fiftieth” pre-concert benefits if the San Diego Opera, recently on its death bed and newly resuscitated isn’t alive, well and roaring to go?Or…if...
  • "Wizzard of Oz at Marriott Theatre
    Five family shows to catch during winter break
    Don't be dependent on good snow and ice skating conditions when considering family activities during the holidays. Here are some of the fun shows to see in the Chicago area.Out in the burbs "Mary Poppins" is at Aurora’s...
  • Elf at Paper Mill Playhouse
    Expanded availability of seats for 'Elf' at Paper Mill Playhouse
    Paper Mill Playhouse has released a block of great seats today for its holiday musical, Elf, for the week following Christmas. Expanded availability includes performances from December 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015.Based on the 2003 film...
  • 'Cinderella - A Family Holiday Panto' opens in Union Square
    'Cinderella - A Family Holiday Panto' opens in Union Square
    Cinderella-A Family Holiday Panto began a short run at the Marines' Memorial Theater in Union Square last night. The clever Panto was written and directed by San Francisco local Patricia Miller.Miller explains "I had two main inspirations...
  • ALW
    'School of Rock' will roll onto Broadway in 2015
    Musical theater’s certainly not afraid to make musicals out of existing stories that you might not expect (“American Psycho,” anyone?), but this one is at least centered around music to begin with and will have the help of a guy...
  • Chicago stages gear up for grownup shows
    Chicago stages gear up for grownup shows
    Gorilla Tango Burlesque presents its annual seasonal show Stockings and Garters: A Geek Girl Holiday Striptacular at 8 p.m. on December 18, 2014 at its cabaret-like space on 1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue. For tickets ($28) to the adult show, visit www...
  • Review: 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical'
    Review: 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical'
    In the world of family friendly holiday movies, there is a handful that rise to the top as the most classic, beloved, all-time favorite Christmas films. “Miracle on 34th Street,” “A Christmas Story,” “Rudolf the Red...
  • Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Review
    La Jolla PLayhouse and Second City bring San Diego some holiday cheer
    There is the joke that people approach the holiday season either with enthusiasm and joy or the dread that only shopping and forced family time together can generate. No matter where you fall on the great holiday season divide, La Jolla Playhouse...
  • "White Christmas" at San Diego Musical Theatre
    SDMT brings a 'White Christmas' to San Diego
    This time of year people look for that holiday classic to help them ring in the holidays, and San Diego Musical Theatre is happy to help with their production of "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" now playing at the North Park Theatre...