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Music Theater

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  • Taking her bows

    An outstanding performance by 17-year-old violin soloist Ani Bukujian was the highlight of the Glendale Youth Orchestra’s concert on March 13 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Fronting an orchestra of 31 musicians ranging from 11 to 18 years of age,...
  • 'Life Begins Again'

    'Life Begins Again'
    When Sonny Fox and June August lost their husbands almost five years ago, little did they know that a chance meeting at a bereavement group would lead to a therapeutic collaboration on a musical about love, loss and recovery. "Life Begins Again"...
  • From animation to the stage

    From animation to the stage
    For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek." "I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
  • More melancholy this 'Wither's Tale'

    More melancholy this 'Wither's Tale'
    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...
  • West of Broadway

    West of Broadway
    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,...
  • Obituary: Leila Ann Greenstone

    Leila Ann Greenstone, who volunteered with several Burbank organizations, died July 21 in her North Hollywood home. She was 76. Born Oct. 22, 1933 in the Los Feliz area, the family moved from the Glendale-Burbank area to Redondo Beach in 1936....
  • Leaps to longevity

    Leaps to longevity
    They might have lived through World War II and Neil Armstrong's moon landing, but don't expect age to put a damper in their step. For many seniors who have become part of a growing dance movement, the cha-cha, waltz or rumba is a way of life. This...
  • Luft shakes the rafters at Alex

    Luft shakes the rafters at Alex
    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...
  • Doesn't get any better than 'Venus'

    With the thespian gods obviously smiling down on its efforts, Musical Theatre Guild recently presented the almost never produced Broadway musical “One Touch of Venus” at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Director Richard Israel and...
  • Byrd on a flier

    Haight-Ashbury, rock ’n’ roll and mind-altering drugs gave rise to an unusual burst of creativity that married type designs, images and explosive color on esoteric psychedelic posters. Artists embedded in the San Francisco hippie culture...
  • Shakespeare gets sexy with "Fleetwood Macbeth"

    Shakespeare gets sexy with "Fleetwood Macbeth"
    Those masters of murderous mirth who make up the Troubadour Theatre Company are back again at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, this time with a rocking Shakespearean revival called “Fleetwood Macbeth.” The work, which premiered at the Falcon...
  • Ten one-acts of great comedy

    Ten one-acts of great comedy
    When it comes to one-act plays, comedy seems to work best. You put a couple of outrageous characters on stage, have them trade barbs with one another for about 10 minutes, and watch the hilarity ensue. It’s quick. It’s simple. it’s...