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Tribune reporterThe Goodman Theatre has announced the creative team for its upcoming production of "The Jungle Book," the musical stage adaptation by Mary Zimmerman based on the 1967 Disney movie and the stories by Rudyard Kipling. In addition to Zimmerman, "Jungle...
Milt Larsen is a master of two kinds of magic. There's the abracadabra kind that his magician parents brought him up on, and the sort he began practicing with his late brother, Bill — the magic of preserving buildings, including the Variety Arts...
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Reminisce about some of your favorite songs from the movies and TV this weekend with local performers Michael P. Cartwright and Sheri Ziccardi. The duo present a musical revue, Ten Feet Off the Ground: The Music of the Sherman Brothers, on Sat., Sep. 15...
Hartford CourantCalling Nanny 911. The touring company of the musical "Mary Poppins," which opened on Broadway in 2006, will open the 2012-13 Broadway series at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. The show will play for a one and a half week run,...
24 FramesRobert B. Sherman, a songwriter who teamed with his brother Richard to write some of the best known songs for Walt Disney’s classic films, including "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" for “Mary Poppins,” has died. He was 86....
Orlando Theater BlogDisney has released a live cast recording of its stage hit “Mary Poppins,” this one recorded in Australia. Recorded over five performances at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne, the live cast album presents the score in its revised...
Orlando Theater BlogIn the Limelight, the young people's acting training program, is holding auditions for its spring performances on Saturday. Here are the details from In the Limelight: The auditions are for “Peter Pan,” “The Lion, the Witch and the...
Culture MonsterMary Poppins wafted into the Ahmanson Theatre on her magic umbrella Sunday evening, and even those who think theyâ€™ve outgrown her carpetbag of enchantment will have to admit that her timing is, to use one of her pet phrases, â€śpractically......
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...
Culture MonsterNo matter how much you like the stage version of â€śMary Poppins,â€ť the original 1964 Disney movie is never far from mind. Which is why the Ahmanson Theatre audience went crazy Friday night when it was told Richard M. Sherman,......
Times Staff WriterSince its 1967 release, Disney has reissued "The Jungle Book," inspired by Rudyard Kipling's stories, many times and even made a live-action, direct-to-video sequel in 1998. At last it has produced a big-screen, animated sequel, "The Jungle Book 2," a...
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