The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical will make its Orange County premiere at the Orange County Performing Arts Center as part of the Bank of America Broadway Series from August 3-22 in Segerstrom Hall. Everything you've heard is true! Mel Brooks has put the comedy back into musical comedy.
The winner of six 2002 Tony Awards including Best Musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie" is this season's most awarded new show on Broadway, and it comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center July 27-August 1. "Thoroughly Modern Millie" takes audiences back to Manhattan at the height of the Jazz Age, when women were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.
"Broadway: The Golden Age" celebrates and documents a time when the theatre was one of the most popular forms of entertainment. This film truly takes the audience back to a unique time in the history of theatre, when it was immensely popular, and incredibly original and entertaining.
Guitar Center, the largest U.S. retailer of musical instruments, is now the proud owner of Eric Clapton's famous "Blackie" 1956-57 Fender Stratocaster, his 1964 Gibson ES-335 and Stevie Ray Vaughan's 1065 "Lenny" Composite Stratocaster.
Universal Ballet, under the general direction of Julia Moon and artistic direction of Oleg Vinogradov, returns to Los Angeles with three performances of its acclaimed production of "Romeo and Juliet."
The set is simple, the story straightforward, and the acting fair. S. L. Stebel and Charles Rome Smith's adaptation of a Ray Bradbury story falls a bit short of the tail of "love, longing and lurking death" that was promised.
I always like the win-win-win. Tis one of life's supremely satisfying scenarios when, simultaneously, many parties benefit -- and this benefit party, put on by AIU and Animal Avengers, enabled just that.