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By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Straz Center hosts Broadway Star of the Future Awards on June 2 with Eric Peterson

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts honors Tampa Bay area high school theater students and programs in its Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase, June 2, in Ferguson Hall. This Tony Awards® inspired More...

By Taylor Reed On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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MegaCon 2019: ‘Wonder Woman’ Lynda Carter sings and shares her story

Lynda Carter is most widely known for her role as the Amazonian Princess, Diana, in the television series that ran from 1975-1979. She then went on to several appearances in shows such as ‘The Muppet Show’ More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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‘On Your Feet’ Coming to Sarasota in December

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is pleased to announce that the Sarasota engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! – based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY®-winning international superstar Gloria More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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‘Something Rotten!’ Coming to Sarasota January 7 and 8

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, the Sarasota premiere of the completely original new musical, Something Rotten!, opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, January More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I’ Premieres December 4 and 5

NETworks Presentations announces that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award®–winning Lincoln Center Theater More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Broadway Crips Gangster sentenced to 35 years for Narcotics Offenses and Implications in Two Murders

A prominent member of the Five Deuce Broadway Gangster Crips (BGC) – who was found guilty by a jury last year of three counts of distribution of crack cocaine, which included him selling crack cocaine near schools More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Fathom Events to bring ‘Bandstand’ musical back to cinemas

Due to the success of the initial theatrical release, Fathom Events is bringing “BANDSTAND: The Broadway Musical on Screen” back to cinemas nationwide on November 15 and 19 in celebration of Veterans Day.  More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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‘Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical’ Encore in Theaters July 26 and 28

Due to popular demand and record-breaking cinematic screenings in 2017, “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!” makes its way back to the big screen for a two-day summer encore event. Captured live at the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ Returns to Theaters June 3 and 6

Writer-director Mel Brooks’ comedy masterpiece The Producers returns to movie theaters for two days only on June 3 and 6 as a part of the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series. Mel Brooks fans new and More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Broadway Musical ‘Bandstand’ Premieres in Cinemas This Summer

“Bandstand,” Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor’s Broadway musical directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will bring high-octane, heart-stopping, spectacular More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ covers EW, details and photos tease new film

Disney is bringing Mary Poppins back and fans got a big preview of Mary Poppins Returns with a new EW cover and story. Emily Blunt replaces Dame Julie Andrews as P.L. Travers’ famous title character, while Lin-Manuel More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Susan Seidelman’s ‘Boynton Beach Club’ premieres March 16, exploring the new ‘dating game’ rules

The world premiere of the heartwarming musical romantic comedy, Boynton Beach Club, will take place on Thursday, March 16 at 8 p.m. at the Manatee Performing Arts Center. Boynton Beach Club explores our amazing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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TCM, Fathom Events brings ‘All About Eve’ back to cinemas on March 5, March 8

Bette Davis stars as Margo Channing in the film that critic Roger Ebert called “her greatest role” – a Broadway star who is nearly undone by the treacherous Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) in All About Eve, from More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Deadline nears for Straz Center’s Performing Arts’ Broadway Star of the Future Awards

High school theater programs in the Tampa Bay area are invited to participate in the Straz Center for the Performing Arts’ Broadway Star of the Future Awards program, designed to encourage, recognize and honor More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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‘Arrow’ season 5 adds Josh Segarra as Adrian Chase, ‘the Vigilante’

Oliver Queen’s allies are changing and now The CW’s Arrow is adding Chicago P.D. actor Josh Segarra (Chicago P.D.) as a new series regular for Season 5. Segarra will play Adrian Chase, Star City’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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‘Wizard of Oz’ is a dazzling Broadway show with fun, great effects and performances

Adapting The Wizard of Oz for a Broadway performance would be a daunting task and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s version may upset some die hard fans with new songs and material, but the amazing effects and talented More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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‘The Wizard of Oz’ coming to Tampa’s Straz Center July 12 thru 17

The North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play the Straz Center’s Morsani Hall, July 12-17, as part of the Bank of America Best of Broadway Tampa Bay series also sponsored by More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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‘Mary Poppins’ performance to benefit Tampa’s UACDC

DeArmon C.A.S.T. presents the beloved classic tale of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins at the University Area Community Center on May 5-14.   All proceeds to the 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 performance More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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‘Into the Woods Jr’ showcases talented ‘tweens’ live adaptation

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts’ Patel Conservatory will present Into The Woods, Jr., performed by those in grades five through 12, in the TECO Theater April 15-24. “Into the Woods Jr” photo/ More...

By Sierra Jones On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Kristen Bell discusses recording ‘Frozen 2,’ script is ‘being tweaked’ and Epcot

Disney struck it big three years ago with Frozen and now Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are hard at work on the sequel, Frozen 2. Star Kristen Bell spoke about the script and recording the sequel. While promoting The More...


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