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Leah Hocking to Return to Billy Elliot September 15
Leah Hocking (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Original Broadway cast member Leah Hocking will return to Billy Elliot: The Musical, running at the Imperial Theat
Spice Girl Mel C to Join London's Blood Brothers
Spice Girl Mel C (full name Melanie Chisholm) will make her theatrical debut next month when she takes over the role of Mrs. Johnstone in the long-running musical Blood Brothers
Benjamin Evett, Becky Webber, Bates Wilder and More Set for New Rep's Opus
Shelly Bolman, Benjamin Evett, Michael Kay, Becky Webber, and Bates Wilder will make up the cast for the New Repertory Theatre production of Opus, March 28, ...
Susan Sarandon Films Set for 2009 Hamptons Film Festival
Susan Sarandon (© Tristan Fuge) Two films featuring recent Exit the King star Susan Sarandon will be screened at the 2009 Hamptons Film Festival, accordi
Black-Eyed Susan, Ben Forster Set for John Jesurun's Liz One
Publicity art for Liz One Black-Eyed Susan and Ben Forster will star in Liz One, a new performance written, directed and designed by John Jesurun, to ...
SF Kids Spotlight: September '09
Being a witch takes serious practice. So when the titular good witch of Strega Nona takes on a new assistant, it's important that he doesn't monkey around. Easier said then done! This fun for the whole family production runs at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts and is presented by Active Arts Theatre for Young Audiences, September 19-October 4.
Minneapolis/St. Paul Kids Spotlight: September '09
Family audiences will also enjoy the world premiere of a new musical comedy, Bert & Ernie, Goodnight (September 8-October 25), which opens the Children's Theatre Company season. Bradley Greenwald and Reed Sigmund star as Bert and Ernie from the ever-popular PBS children's show Sesame Street. Also promising to be fun for the whole family is Youth Performance Co's Bunnicula at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center (September 24-October 11), a musical comedy about a cute little bunny that might just be a vampire.
Deborah Cox to Star in New Musical About Josephine Baker
Deborah Cox (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox will star as Josephine Baker in the new musical Josephine, which is aim
LA Kids Spotlight: September '09
Among the family fare this month are two fairytale musicals:The Princess and the Frog (Theatre West, September 26-February 27, 2010) and Snow White (Glendale Centre Theatre, continuing through November 21).
Chicago Kids Spotlight: September '09
GreatWorks Theatre Company will mount their improv-inspired rendition of Aesop Fables and the classic Brothers Grimm stories with Fractured Fairy Tales (September 19), or give the kids an introduction to Puccini with Madama Butterfly (lightly abridged) at Opera in Focus (September 16-October 11).