Sunday, January 21, 2018

Stage

Here’s how to sing along to the entire Hamilton soundtrack at a Tampa library

Here’s how to sing along to the entire Hamilton soundtrack at a Tampa library

If you’re already singing along to the entire Hamilton soundtrack alone, why not meet like-minded folks and do it together?A Hamilton singalong goes down tonight at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library in Tampa. Fans will gather to sing the entire — y...
Published: 01/11/18
Updated: 01/12/18
Beacon 2018 brings professional dancers and choreographers to the Palladium

Beacon 2018 brings professional dancers and choreographers to the Palladium

ST. PETERSBURGThe dancers kept moving, spinning, pausing for arabesques or stretches. Over most of a December afternoon at the Mirror Lake Studios, they rarely stopped, whether rehearsing specific routines or not.Choreographer Lauren Ree Slone also m...
Published: 01/11/18
Canadian cops hunt former Opera Tampa maestro Daniel Lipton in connection with sexual assault

Canadian cops hunt former Opera Tampa maestro Daniel Lipton in connection with sexual assault

Daniel Lipton, Opera Tampa’s most recent artistic director, is being sought by Canadian authorities in connection with a sexual assault.The alleged assault took place in the late 1980s, a woman the Times is not naming told the Hamilton Police Service...
Published: 01/10/18
Updated: 01/11/18
Master chorale and visiting artistic director Doreen Rao part ways

Master chorale and visiting artistic director Doreen Rao part ways

TAMPA — The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay has ended its relationship with visiting artistic director Doreen Rao. The announcement on Tuesday continues an ongoing uncertainty about leadership for the chorale, which has not had a permanent artistic direc...
Published: 01/09/18
Updated: 01/10/18
Show Palace features Pippin

Show Palace features Pippin

HUDSON — The Show Palace Dinner Theatre opens 2018 with a local production of the 1972 Broadway musical, Pippin, which runs evenings and matinees Jan. 13 through Feb. 18. The ensemble performance features an acrobatic troupe led by a charismatic "Lea...
Published: 01/09/18
Jahja Ling and his pianist wife, Jessie Chang, delight with Sibelius and Beethoven

Jahja Ling and his pianist wife, Jessie Chang, delight with Sibelius and Beethoven

TAMPA — With a genial wave and a smile, the Florida Orchestra’s second music director greeted a Tampa Bay audience, the kind he used to see over 14 seasons. By the time Jahja Ling left the area in 2002, the orchestra had more than found its footing. ...
Published: 01/04/18
Updated: 01/06/18
What’s on stage this week: Candid Camera, Florida Orchestra, Sleeping Beauty ballet

What’s on stage this week: Candid Camera, Florida Orchestra, Sleeping Beauty ballet

SMILE: PETER FUNTThe gags that fueled Candid Camera never get old. That car that heads straight for a police officer, then splits in half and drives around him. The classy New York restaurant that charged top dollar for an "exiguous steak," then expl...
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Andrew Lloyd Webber lets his freak flag fly with ‘School of Rock’ at Straz

Andrew Lloyd Webber lets his freak flag fly with ‘School of Rock’ at Straz

TAMPAFrom Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most recent musical, we may conclude several things.School of Rock was a pretty good movie. The 2003 movie written by Mike White, on which this 2015 adaptation is based, came with an exuberant plot, a solid chassis aro...
Updated one month ago
9 to 5 opens at Stage West

9 to 5 opens at Stage West

The story of friendship and revenge comes to life when Stage West Community Playhouse presents 9 to 5 the Musical, which opens at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 on the Main Stage of the theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. With music and lyrics by Dolly ...
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Richey Suncoast Theatre presents I Hate Hamlet

Richey Suncoast Theatre presents I Hate Hamlet

NEW PORT RICHEY — It’s a matter of choice made more intriguing by a ghostly haunting in a local production of Paul Rudnick’s comedy/drama, I Hate Hamlet, which opens Jan. 11 at the Richey Suncoast Theatre in downtown New Port Richey. I Hate Hamlet pr...
Updated one month ago