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Musical Theater

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Nativity musical blends 'classic' with 'out there'

    On the Town: Nativity musical blends 'classic' with 'out there'
    With the holiday season upon us, the odds are good that some folks may be invited to a party, imbibe a bit too much spiked egg nog or eat a few bad mushrooms, pass out, and experience visions of surreal and bizarre events and characters dancing in their...
  • Hart to heart: Burbank's Colony Theatre fights to survive

    Hart to heart: Burbank's Colony Theatre fights to survive
    The Colony Theatre in Burbank continues its fight for survival due to serious financial shortfalls, but you'd never know it from the venerable mid-sized venue's fine season-ender, "Falling for Make Believe." This world premiere musical by Mark Saltzman,...
  • Actor, teacher Gene Bua dies

    Soap star and acting coach Gene Bua — who helped train the likes of Brad Pitt, Drew Barrymore and Katey Sagal at his Burbank school — died Saturday after a 13-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. The Glendale resident was 72. Bua is...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Laurel Canyon's musical roots, Burbank studio boosts benefits

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, October 14. If you take a drive through Laurel Canyon today, you'll find some remnants of a past generation.  The canyon, which connects the Valley to West Hollywood, became a retreat for musicians in the 60s and...
  • On the Town: PTA and Booster Club partner for fall fun

    On the Town: PTA and Booster Club partner for fall fun
    With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
  • Rocking the stage

    Rocking the stage
    The teenagers who inspired the hit Fox series "Glee" had another winning performance last weekend, bringing two shows to a packed auditorium at Burroughs High School. It was the fifth annual "Burroughs on Broadway" extravaganza, and despite some technical...
  • Many people made 'Broadway' a success

    Thank you for the review of Burroughs on Broadway ("Rocking the stage," Oct. 20). This year's program was the most ambitious of the fundraisers that have been held the last few years. Scott Dove did a wonderful job of directing the show, but credit...
  • Organizations: Clients present annual holiday program

    Clients and their teachers of the BCR "a place to grow" presented their annual holiday program on Nov. 17 at St. Francis Xavier Church Holy Cross Hall. The center's mission is to provide quality program services for children and adults with...
  • 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...