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Musical Theater

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  • Amid high demand, Colony Theatre extends run of current production

    Amid high demand, Colony Theatre extends run of current production
    Despite the uncertainty that’s come with being on rocky financial footing over the last year, Burbank’s Colony Theatre is extending its season to meet unexpected demand for their hit musical “Falling For Make Believe.” The...
  • John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle

    John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle
    More than a thousand spectators filled the stands of Memorial Field Thursday night to cheer not for a game, but for John Burroughs High School students clearing the final hurdle. As the 602 red-gowned members of the class of 2013 talked excitedly...
  • Famed Cambodian's life portrayed on stage in Burbank

    Famed Cambodian's life portrayed on stage in Burbank
    Cambodian physician Haing S. Ngor survived torture and slave labor during the Pol Pot regime, came to Hollywood, won an Oscar for his role as a journalist in "The Killing Fields" — and lost his life in Los Angeles, shot to death during an apparent...
  • 'Wrap Your Heart Around It' masters tales, talent and the accordion

    'Wrap Your Heart Around It' masters tales, talent and the accordion
    You may never think of polka — or the accordion — in the same way again. And don't forget to bring a box of tissues. In her one-woman show, "Wrap Your Heart Around It," at the Falcon Theatre, accordion player, polka music superstar and five-...
  • The Colony sets the stage for another act

    The Colony sets the stage for another act
    For many months, local theater-goers have been in a state of suspense in regards to one local institution: the financially troubled Colony Theatre in Burbank. Despite a hit show in the form of “Falling for Make Believe,” a musical about the...
  • Ward Dotson's Golden Sombrero: A joke band that is no joke

    Ward Dotson's Golden Sombrero: A joke band that is no joke
    Ward Dotson, the brilliantly understated guitarist whose atmospheric style was a critical component of early ’80s Hollywood underground rock legends the Gun Club, is definitely an odd one. Widely recognized as one of the post-punk era’s most...
  • No mere echo: Echosmith rises on pop music charts

    No mere echo: Echosmith rises on pop music charts
    So much of today's pop music targeting the youth demographic is dominated by manufactured stars and lip-syncing singing groups that it often comes off as utterly flavorless and predictable, but the teenage Toluca Lake siblings of musical quartet Echosmith...
  • 'Love is on the Way' at Burroughs

    'Love is on the Way' at Burroughs
    The John Burroughs High School Vocal Musical Assn. presented this years Alumni Pop Show, "Love is on the Way," Saturday evening. Alumni from several years participated in the event at the high school auditorium, including Burroughs Music Director Brendan...
  • Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans

    Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans
    While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service. Four Burbank residents completed their tours...
  • Joyful noise

    Joyful noise
    The Burbank Chorale is celebrating its 90th anniversary with one of its most successful years ever, as it prepares to deliver "The Sounding Joy," its holiday concert, on Saturday. The group, founded in 1920, will be accompanied by the Burbank Chorale...
  • Local Rotarians host district luncheon

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon
    Members of the Burbank Sunrise Rotary welcomed fellow Rotarians from surrounding districts as they hosted this year's Rotary District Foundation luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant this past week. Co-chaired by Sheri Polak and Suzanne Cox, members and...
  • Burbank Phil honors young artists

    Two beautiful and talented young women who have already made their mark on the world did the same in Burbank this past week by taking top honors in the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra and Hennings-Fischer Foundation’s 10th annual Young Artists’...