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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • It'll be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    Children won't need a spoonful of sugar to get them to the library in July. The Newport Beach Public Library and Segerstrom Center for the Arts is hosting a children's event with the cast members from "Mary Poppins" the musical at 2 p.m. July 21 in the...
  • On Theater: Britain rules in NTAC's 33rd season

    The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season. Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
  • On Theater: Vanguard takes on some classics next season

    Most theater companies take a little time off in the summer to regroup, catch their breath and plan for the upcoming season. Not Costa Mesa's Vanguard University. The college's regular 2010-11 season is now history, but Vanguard "turns pro" in the summer...
  • From Cosby to Weezer, O.C. Fair has star-studded lineup

    From Weezer to Chicago to Steve Miller, the 2011 Orange County Fair will feature musical acts and other shows for every generation. Organizers said the fair, which is expected to attract more than a million visitors, strives to have something for...
  • Classically Trained: Tapping into the power of the voice

    Classically Trained: Tapping into the power of the voice
    NEWPORT BEACH — There's no mistaking the aura of a small business about to open its doors for the first time. Not yet dulled by writing, the tips of the pencils are still sharp. A pile of freshly printed business cards sits strategically placed....
  • Segerstrom Center reports rise in revenue, attendance

    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has reported a modest rise in attendance and revenue for the 2010-11 season that recently ended. The center in Costa Mesa said the increases were due largely to blockbuster-type shows such as the visiting high-tech...
  • Classically Trained: Symphony takes on some 'Looney Tunes'

    The Internet makes it official: I'm not the only one. As the newly christened 416th member of the "Looney Tunes introduced me to classical music" Facebook group, I take solace. Now I know there are others who, like me, were first exposed to the...
  • A man of many musical styles

    A man of many musical styles
    Dan Krikorian took an introduction to guitar class during his freshman year at Chapman University. He thought it would be a fun and easy way to round out a tough schedule, but he got hooked. That was seven years ago. Now, what started on a whim has...
  • Corona del Mar High walks away with heads held high

    Corona del Mar High walks away with heads held high
    Corona del Mar High School students didn't walk home from Hurley's Walk the Walk championship empty-handed. CdM won the men's Head-to-Toe Design Challenge at the fifth annual "Project Runway"-esque fashion show on the beach Thursday during the U.S....
  • On Theater: Playhouse musical a precursor to new season

    The new season doesn't start for another month, but the Costa Mesa Playhouse is getting a head start this weekend. Friday night through Sunday only, the playhouse will stage its annual musical fundraiser, this one entitled "That Was Then ... This is Now!...
  • Mesa Musings: No business like OCC's show business

    On a sweltering East Coast evening last week I took in a community production of Meredith Wilson's classic 1957 Broadway musical, "Music Man." The performance was a delight, and brought back many wonderful memories. I first saw the show in the summer of...
  • On Theater: Younger stars shine in '45 Minutes'

    Summer is the time for younger performers — teenagers and pre-teens — to stretch their theatrical muscles. Two weeks ago, South Coast Repertory's Young Conservatory Players took an impressive trip "Into the Woods" and now the Newport Theater...