| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Generations of actors keep coming back to Glendale's Stepping Stone Players. One of them is veteran actor and director Allan Hunt, who first performed with the group in the role of Harold Hill in “The Music Man” in 2005, directed “...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Glendale Pops subscribers probably don’t know the name or music of 30-year-old Miles Mosley, a bassist and composer who headlines Saturday with the Glendale Pops Orchestra at the Alex Theatre. The pairing is a departure for a series more likely to...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:22 PM
This year marks the 35th anniversary of “Annie,” which tells the story of Little Orphan Annie, a child who runs away from an orphanage and finds a family with rough but sensitive billionaire Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks. This week,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:14 PM
“Rock of Ages” is adapted from a stage musical that — in the manner of “Mamma Mia” and “Jersey Boys” — uses a story as an excuse to resurrect bygone hits with emotional resonance for an aging demographic....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Michael Feinstein was surprised to be asked to fill the newly named Marvin Hamlisch Chair as principal conductor of the Pasadena Pops orchestra.
“I was gobsmacked,” Feinstein said, “and very touched.”
Feinstein succeeds Hamlisch,...
| Jun 23, 2010
Returning acts are tuning up for the summer season at the Starlight Bowl.
The music begins on July 4 with "Salute to the Soul of America" with the group Stone Soul joining forces with the Burbank Philharmonic before the 9 p.m. fireworks display.
| Jun 2, 2010
Will Rogers wore many hats in his lifetime. He was an accomplished vaudeville performer, a popular silent film actor, a syndicated newspaper columnist, a radio personality, a comedian, a social commentator and the list goes on.
When his small-engine...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:18 PM
Show tunes were the order of the evening Thursday as the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra continued its inaugural Pops season with "From Broadway to Hollywood — In Concert." The show was performed at the Alex Theatre and presented by New West Symphony...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 5:52 PM
Showbiz veterans kicked up their heels as Musical Theatre Guild recently dusted off the Broadway chestnut, "70, Girls, 70" at Glendale's Alex Theatre.
Composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb, better known for their collaborations on "Cabaret" and...
| Oct 2, 2010
Some of Broadway's brightest stars will shine on the Alex Theatre stage Monday in "Broadway Tonight!"
Eric McCormack of TV's "Will & Grace" and Broadway's "Music Man," and Stephanie J. Block and Megan Hilty of "Wicked" are among those who will be...
| Aug 28, 2010
Directly on the heels of the wacky "CHiPs the Musical" comes the Troubadour Theater Company's noticeably more sedate "A Wither's Tale." Almost a one-man show for founder Matt Walker, Shakespeare's romance gets a heartfelt and moving homage injected with...
| Sep 1, 2010
Music from Broadway, TV and film gets a pops twist when the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra performs at the Alex Theatre. The evening's highlight is a tribute by guest star vocalist Lorna Luft to her mother, Judy Garland.
The third concert of the season,...