Latest News for: Shakespeare musical


Nebraska Wesleyan grad finds success in 'Cats' tour that's visiting Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 29 Sep 2021
The professor said Jamison played Elle Woods, the title role, in the musical “Legally Blonde,” and “brought spunk and spark to the stage.” She said she was equally as accomplished in non-musicals such as William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage and her Children.”.

September 28, 1951: Alan Turing, the World’s First Digital Music, and the Poetry of Possibility

Brainpickings 28 Sep 2021
... “we must love one another and die”; Virginia Woolf knew this when she wrote, while Turing was saving humanity from itself at Bletchley Park, that “there is no Shakespeare no Beethoven no God; we are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself.”.

Ooh la la! LIer wins Tony for 'Moulin Rouge!'

Newsday 27 Sep 2021
In-between that show and "Moulin Rouge!," he variously provided orchestrations and musical direction for Off-Broadway's "Murder Ballad," "Here Lies Love" and "The Robber Bridegroom," and composed original music for the Public Theater's 2017 Shakespeare in the Park production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Visiting director kicks off 60th playhouse season with 'The Visit'

Reflector 27 Sep 2021
Since “Ghost the Musical” in February 2020, the theater has been virtually empty as shows have gone online in the form ... Host said the 2021-22 season pays tribute to playhouse history with Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” (April 2022) and the 1972 musical “Pippen” (February 2022).

Tagore statue unveiled in Somerset, NJ to commemorate the Nobel Laureate

News India Times 27 Sep 2021
A life-size bronze statue of Rabindranath Tagore was unveiled Sept. 19, 2021, at Anand Mandir in Somerset, New Jersey. Photo courtesy ITV Gold ... 19, 2021 ... Sudhir Parikh, and Dr ... Photo ... For India, Tagore was the equivalent of Shakespeare and Benjamin Franklin, Prasad said. Tagore’s musical compositions, including songs and tunes were performed at the event.

The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo review — a medieval quest that glitters with ideas

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Sep 2021
What a shame ... one of her most charming books, The Magician’s Elephant, has been turned into a musical by the Royal Shakespeare Company, opening next month ... .

Stuck in a loop? See what’s causing your earworms

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2021
Participants who frequently listened to music during the day were more likely to report night-time earworms too ... We remember nursery rhymes from when we were four; rap is used to teach everything from mathematics to Shakespeare. Part of the reason for this is that the brain continues to process music for hours after we’ve stopped listening to it.

The Tragedy of Macbeth Review

IGN Insider 25 Sep 2021
We can feel her resolve in the way she articulates each syllable, and while no actor in the film ever speaks plainly, McDormand’s delivery is especially geared towards punctuating Shakespeare’s iambic verse. When the film begins, Washington’s dialogue also has a musical quality, but of a different sort.

Walnut Creek Library group to host talk on Broadway’s Golden Age

East Bay Times 24 Sep 2021
Admired for its virtuoso vocal stars, visual spectacle, spectacular choreography and deeply relatable characters embedded in dramatic narratives and jouncy, irreverent or even jarringly satirical comedies, classic American musical theater sprang to maturity from its roots in vaudeville and traveling minstrel shows ... Musical theater did that first.”.

Sidharth Malhotra to attend screening of 'Shershaah' at first Himalayan Film Festival

India TV 24 Sep 2021
On Friday, Sidharth took to Instagram Stories and posted a few videos from his flight to Ladakh ... He also shared a post writing a quote by William Shakespeare,"The earth has music for those who listen" - William Shakespeare." ... ....

Cross the bridges for a show? Boston, Providence theaters reopen with Broadway hits, premieres

Cape Cod Times 24 Sep 2021
14 with the world premiere of “Macbeth in Stride,” which uses pop, rock, gospel and R&B music to examine “what it means to be an ambitious Black woman” through the lens of the iconic Shakespeare character ...Big new musical ... Broadway musicals will be back in Boston in a big way Nov.

The lost manuscript of Kate DiCamillo

Lima Ohio 24 Sep 2021
28 ... War rages ... Monks keep a book of prophecies ... The Minnesota Opera was to stage “Edward Tulane,” based on her novel “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” and the Royal Shakespeare Company in London was to stage a musical version of “The Magician’s Elephant.” ... The London musical is set to open Oct ... 13.

Hallelujah! Rufus Wainwright brings his singular style to The Anthem in DC

Wtop 23 Sep 2021
... Album for “Unfollow the Rules,” his second nod after this 2009 recording of “Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall.” He’s also performed virtual pandemic shows of “Take All My Loves,” in which he set several Shakespeare’s sonnets to music.

Stan Kotzen, educator and artist from Moorestown, dies at 86

Burlington County Times 22 Sep 2021
"However, it was through his direction and production of the senior class musicals that he impacted the lives of literally thousands of ... "He made us love Shakespeare and Melville and produced our school’s very first musical, a memorable Guys and Dolls," said Parker.

TV Talk: PBS Kids’ ‘Alma’s Way’ brings ‘Sesame Street’ actress back to her start in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 22 Sep 2021
The musical was conceived in 1970 as a CMU Master’s thesis project by John-Michael Tebelak ... “(CMU grad) Stephen Schwartz ended up writing the music but it was just a show in the drama department in that black box theater ... Everything was Pirandello, Chekhov, Shakespeare, Arthur Miller.