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The 30 best musical movies of all time

Any attempt to rank the best musical movies is doomed to be incomplete. Song and dance have been in the Hollywood mix since the first major talkie, …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Guide to The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway

<i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> Broadway's most reliable tourist magnet for nearly 30 years, began haunting the New York City stage way back in 1988. It …

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child breaks Olivier nominations record

Show’s 11 nominations including best actor are most for a new play, while Groundhog Day dominates musical categories<p>Olivier awards 2017: the full list of nominations<p>It is one of the most wildly popular plays in living memory and now Harry Potter and the Cursed Child could become one of the most …

Harry Potter

La Cage aux Folles is proof of theatre's ability to shift sexual attitudes

Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein’s 1983 musical has been revived once more. The show struck an important, rarely acknowledged blow for equality<p>When it opened in New York in 1983, La Cage aux Folles was accused of “mainstreaming homosexuality for mass consumption”. Since then, it has twice been …

The Theatre

The Keys to Nailing an Audition Plus More Tips From UT Austin’s Dr. Lucien Douglas

Dr. Lucien Douglas has been an acting and directing professor at the University of Texas at Austin for nearly two decades, where he’s served as Head …

Performing Arts

The Worst Thing You Can Do in an Audition

Over the last few years, I’ve stepped outside my usual role as an actor and instead have dedicated a lot of time to directing and producing plays. As …

Performing Arts

See Broadway’s Marquees Get a Tony Awards Makeover

New signage has gone up all over town to celebrate the Tony-nominated shows.<p>The nominations for the 2017 Tony Awards were revealed May 2 at the New …

The Arts

In 'Threepieces,' Elements Ballet shows skill, but lacks something essential

Called "Threepieces," Elements Contemporary Ballet's one-nighter at the beautifully renovated Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building was simply that: three pieces. Though Elements has lately opted for smart double bills and creative collaborations, "Threepieces" was a singular effort …

The Arts

The Giant Sea Mammal That Went Extinct in Less Than Three Decades

The quick disappearance of the 30-foot animal helped to usher in the modern science of human-caused extinctions.<p>The Pleistocene, the geologic era immediately preceding our own, was an age of giants. North America was home to mastodons and saber-tooth cats; mammoths and wooly rhinos roamed Eurasia; …

Ice Age

The Secret to Baking Perfectly Crispy French Fries

Chances are, you probably already know how to make French fries. Toss sliced potatoes with a little bit of oil, transfer to a baking sheet, and bake …

French Fries

21 Mother's Day Brunch Recipes That Are Better Than a Restaurant

Because if anyone values a home-cooked meal, it's Mom.<p>Get it right with a classic egg bake, sweet-as-she-is pie and a cheerful cocktail. (We want the watermelon mojito ASAP!) For gifts you can literally wrap up in a pretty bow, try one of these 33 ideas under $50.

Giant Easter Egg Cookie | Recipes

Preheat the oven to 175°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>Mix the cookie dough with the flour until it is an even texture. Turn the dough …

3-Minute Mug Cakes 4 Ways by Tasty