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Music Theater

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  • Miles Mosley headlines with the Glendale Pops Orchestra at the Alex Theatre

    Miles Mosley headlines with the Glendale Pops Orchestra at the Alex Theatre
    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...
  • Glendale production features 11-year-old Broadway finalist

    Glendale production features 11-year-old Broadway finalist
    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,...
  • The leader of the Pops

    The leader of the Pops
    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,...
  • Film review: 'Rock of Ages' stewed in irony?

    Film review: 'Rock of Ages' stewed in irony?
    “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....
  • 'A crazy kind of mishmash'

    'A crazy kind of mishmash'
    Carmine Sardo leads a double life much akin to that of a comic book superhero. By day, he's a mild-mannered merchant, tending to his La Crescenta auto and boat upholstery business. After dark, Sardo is transmogrified into a musical crusader, a player of...
  • Theater becomes family tradition

    Theater becomes family tradition
    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 “...
  • 'Girls' has equal parts charm and ham

    'Girls' has equal parts charm and ham
    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...
  • Spotlight on Broadway

    Spotlight on Broadway
    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...
  • Will Rogers talent endures in 'Follies'

    Will Rogers talent endures in 'Follies'
    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...
  • Tuning up

    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. Stone...
  • Unifying city

    The Glendale Area Temporary Exhibitions Project (GATE), along with the city of Glendale and local property owners, has contrived a symbiotic relationship that promotes local emerging and established artists and brings beauty and culture to downtown...
  • All that razzmatazz jazz

    All that razzmatazz jazz
    “Hoboken to Hollywood: A Journey Through the Great American Songbook,” has been playing to sold-out crowds and critical acclaim for several months at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. That trip from Hoboken to Hollywood required...