Tributes quickly flooded social media following the death of Stephen Sondheim as performers and writers alike saluted a giant of the theater:
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising stage star Emilie Kouatchou came close to quitting musical theater during the pandemic shutdown, worried about the future. She stuck with it and has now made Broadway history.
NEW YORK (AP) — One of musical theater's most exciting new writing partnerships started with a breakup song.
Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Steven Sater bonded while creating “Ready to Be Done With You,” cementing a collaboration that has now produced a 13-track concept album sung by some of Broadway's best.
NEW YORK (AP) — As kids growing up in different states, Shoba Narayan and Michael Maliakel shared a love of one favorite film — “Aladdin.” Both are of Indian descent, and in the animated movie, they saw people who looked like them.
NEW YORK (AP) — Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small. Not Katori Hall: Her first assignment was to capture the life of a musical giant — Tina Turner.
NEW YORK (AP) — Florence Welch is ditching the machine for musicals.
The Grammy-nominated leader of Florence + The Machine is supplying the lyrics and co-writing music for a stage musical adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” it was announced Wednesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — “The Color Purple” turned into Grammy, Tony and Emmy gold for Cynthia Erivo.
The performer’s brilliant performance in the Broadway revival won her the 2016 Tony for best actress in a musical...
NEW YORK (AP) — Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Broadway theaters finally reopen, at least one musical theater fan will show up...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ali Stroker booked her first musical theater gig at the tender age of 7. She was cast as the title role in "Annie" in a friend's backyard production in a New Jersey beach town...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Iconis seems to have all the normal influences expected from a young musical theater composer...
SCOTTSBLUFF — Deanna Goranson teaches music at Lake Minatare Elementary School and at Community Christian while also serving as the music director at Summit Community Christian College in Gering. Her passion for teaching others about music developed early in life as Goranson found a love for performing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Working on "Mary Poppins Returns" put Lin-Manuel Miranda in a comfort zone, sort of...
In just two weeks, campers of various ages and experience levels put together all aspects of a 90-minute musical and then performed it in front of an audience.
The campers had to learn to sing and dance more than a dozen songs.
What’s it like to audition for a new Broadway musical after years of work and practice? Imagine all the thoughts and emotions that come into play — knowing your performance in the next few minutes could indeed change your life.
Springdale High School returns to the 1950s, selecting "The Pajama Game" as its 2018 spring musical.
The 1954 show, based on labor-management relations that result in a union strike at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, generates heat in this comedic love story.
"A Musical Christmas Carol": Through Dec. 23, Byham Theater, Pittsburgh. $16.75-$60.75 and half price for kids 3 to 14. 412-456-6666 or pittsburghclo.org