Chris Mann had been a guest teaching artist at Rosie's Broadway Kids, an organization in New York City geared towards helping kids receive an arts education.
My wife and I ended up making a guest appearance on the Rachael Ray Show on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 for an episode focusing on newlyweds.
A lot of quality films hit the big screen this past year, and many of them are captured in my Globe picks. We’ll see how these compare to the actual results on Sunday, January 15, 2012. How do your picks compare?
The next time a charity or cause wants throw out originality and recycle a campaign, look to "Glee." It will have a much greater chance of topping an iTunes download list, a milestone all the cool kids should aspire to.
Not a Broadway season goes by without a soap star dipping their toe in the Chicago pool at the Ambassador Theatre—so well oiled is that bare-bones revival that it was able to survive the placement of Ashlee Simpson. It's become a petri dish for stunt casting experiments.
Whether Museum scientists are studying parasites, people, or planets in other solar systems, cutting-edge imaging technologies such as infrared photography, scanning electron microscopes, and CT scanners now make it possible to examine details that were previously unobservable.
In order to promote a White Light Festival event at Lincoln Center, “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” I reached out to one of the artists involved, Portishead’s Adrian Utley, asking him to shoot a few answers to our questions while he was on tour with his band.
Then there is the current Broadway duo of Mandy Patinkin and Patti LuPone. Let’s just say, these Broadway stalwarts are making an effort to stay socially relevant.
One major aspect of this production that helps give it a "classic" sound is the lavish 28-piece orchestra. More recently, many Broadway shows have been orchestrated to be played by a smaller number of musicians. "It's thrilling to have a full-sized orchestra," Follies' musical director boasted.
Frank Sinatra. Twyla Tharp. Two legendary names in their respective fields of artistry. The first is heralded as one of the music industry’s greatest singers. The other, a leader amongst modern choreographers, wowing audiences with her work across many genres.