Saturday, November 18, 2017

Stage

Hip-hop artist looks to deliver music, monologues with one-woman show

Hip-hop artist looks to deliver music, monologues with one-woman show

Tampa hip-hop artist and actress Dynasty takes her career into a new direction Saturday at Stageworks Theatre with her first one-woman show: A Star in Life’s Clothing : Life. Love. Language. Lyrics.Not only does the New York native promise a mix of m...
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Hip-hop artist looks to deliver music, monologues with one-woman show

Hip-hop artist looks to deliver music, monologues with one-woman show

Tampa hip-hop artist and actress Dynasty takes her career into a new direction Saturday at Stageworks Theatre with her first one-woman show: A Star in Life’s Clothing : Life. Love. Language. Lyrics.Not only does the New York native promise a mix of m...
Updated one month ago
A week of classical music: 1812 Overture, Inside Beethoven’s 7th, Andre Rieu

A week of classical music: 1812 Overture, Inside Beethoven’s 7th, Andre Rieu

FIRE THE CANNONS: 1812 OVERTUREThe Florida Orchestra brings out the big guns with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, best known for the 16 cannon shots symbolizing Russia’s defense against Napoleon. "It’s just a sensational piece of music, not just a block...
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Blake High grad Taylor Trensch lands lead role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Blake High grad Taylor Trensch lands lead role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

For those who saw Taylor Trensch grow up in Tampa, his rise from promising student to star is heartwarming and entirely predictable. In January, Trensch, 28, will be moving into the title role of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, one of the hottest ticke...
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Review: Fast-paced ‘Seven Brides’ is pure entertainment at Show Palace

Review: Fast-paced ‘Seven Brides’ is pure entertainment at Show Palace

Try not to blink if you go see Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, playing through Nov. 12 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson. If you close your eyes even for a second, you may miss something terrific in this fast-paced, lively and delightfully...
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‘On Your Feet!.’ ‘SIRO-A’ and ‘Threepenny Opera’ at the Straz, ‘Faust’ in St. Pete

‘On Your Feet!.’ ‘SIRO-A’ and ‘Threepenny Opera’ at the Straz, ‘Faust’ in St. Pete

NEW TOUR: ON YOUR FEET!Gloria Estefan launched a stellar career on talent and heart, becoming a role model."I remember my mother playing Gloria’s CDs in the car," said Christie Prades, the Cuban-American actor who is playing Estefan in On Your Feet! ...
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Ruth Eckerd Hall scores another record-breaking year, gears up for another

Ruth Eckerd Hall scores another record-breaking year, gears up for another

The performing arts venue breaks its ticket sale record a second straight year.
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'How the Other Half Loves' set to open Oct. 19 at Richey Suncoast Theatre

'How the Other Half Loves' set to open Oct. 19 at Richey Suncoast Theatre

Richey Suncoast Theatre in downtown New Port Richey will present Alan Ayckbourn's How the Other Half Loves from Oct. 19 to Nov. 5. The acclaimed sex comedy, set in the swinging 1960s, tells the story of three couples — Frank and Fiona Foster (p...
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From stickup to stand-up, bank robber’s second act is comedy

From stickup to stand-up, bank robber’s second act is comedy

TAMPA — He had dreamed about returning to comedy in odd moments, between meetings with the lawyer, the lonely trip to the correctional institute, picking up trash on state roads while a guard stood by with a rifle. This nightmare would make him stron...
Published: 11/10/17
Stage West to present the musical 'Young Frankenstein'

Stage West to present the musical 'Young Frankenstein'

Mel Brooks' hit musical Young Frankenstein opens Oct. 19 and continues weekends through Oct. 29 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Officially named The New Mel Brooks Musical, Young Frankenstein, the show is a mus...
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