ST. PETERSBURG — In the Heights is all about music and dance, specifically the propulsive salsa and hip-hop sounds of Latino New York and kinetic choreography ranging from spiky merengue steps to athletic break dancing.
The Book of Mormon, the bawdy Broadway smash from the makers of South Park, will hit the Ruth Eckerd Hall stage for the first time in February.
John Leguizamo, star of stage and screen known for roles in Moulin Rouge, Ice Age and five of his own HBO specials, has also written and performed several acclaimed one-man shows, including Freak and Ghetto Klown.
Fred Astaire once described Judy Garland as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived," and it's easy to see why, with a versatile career that spanned decades on stage and screen, earning a Golden Globe, Grammys and a special Tony. This tribute from the Florida Orchestra and singer Hilary Kole, a staple on the New York …
Word reaches Todd Beatty in his usual spot, the patio by the load-in dock where he takes drags on unfiltered 305's amid a crew of union stagehands: The temperature in the center of the Mahaffey Theater is 73 degrees. • "For the theater, that's warm," he says. "We try to …
Who better to tell the story of Latino struggles in rapidly gentrifying New York City than a group of Latinos currently living and working in the Big Apple?
How are you preparing for the Force awakening this December? • Fans can binge-watch all six Star Wars movies, or watch Charles Ross boil them down to 75 minutes of theater, giving Episodes I, II and III the short shrift they deserve. • Ross' One-Man Star Wars Trilogy — even …
Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, the Broadway smash The Producers and the movie-turned-musical Saturday Night Fever are among the shows announced Tuesday by Ruth Eckerd Hall for its 2015-16 Broadway season.
Three different sorts of musical stories comprised the Florida Orchestra's concert Friday evening in Tampa, one more deeply pleasing than the rest.
TAMPA — Because Pippin doesn't have much of a plot, it needs a strong director. In 1972, when it opened on Broadway, legendary director-choreographer Bob Fosse put his stamp on the musical, and it became one of the longest-running shows ever.