In the vault of iconic scenes from the stage, Eva Perón standing over the people, arms outstretched, singing Don't Cry for Me Argentina, ranks as high as her balcony. Evita, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning musical, comes to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts …
For fans of standup comedy, this weekend is a fight to the uproarious death. You could put your money on all four comedy heavyweights coming through the region, but that's going to add up fast. We pitted these wildly divergent comics against each other, rating their style, substance and subject matter. The champion? …
The patrons asked, and Stage West Community Playhouse listened.
Back in 1983 when the musical La Cage aux Folles hit Broadway, it was considered brave, daring and downright scandalous. After all, it was the first big musical with cross-dressing homosexuals at its center.
Pick a day — any day; pick a time — well, almost any time. And you can bet that on that day and at that time, the little musical Forever Plaid will be playing somewhere in the world. That's how popular the show is with both professional and community theaters, to say nothing of audiences.
Scene: Goth guy in platform boots sings, is terrible, begs celebrity judges to hand him a golden ticket to fame, and when they do not, he is devastated yet still eager to hug them. They are who he wants to be.
Anyone who's ever had sisters, or has seen a set of aunts kvetch around a kitchen table, knows this much:
Review | Camelot
Whether you're a first-timer or have seen the musical Camelot a dozen times, the Richey Suncoast Theatre version playing weekends through March 23 holds surprises and delights.
An obscure 19th century opera, which was the revised version of an equally obscure opera, is the most anticipated work of the season?
When Dana Carvey started on Saturday Night Live in 1986, he said he was terrified.