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Musical Theater

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  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • '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"...