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The 30 best musical movies of all time

Best musical movies: 30-21<p>30<p>On the Town (1949)<p>MGM used only four of Leonard Bernstein’s numbers from the 1944 Broadway show, though of course they …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber gets claws out after Nicole Scherzinger pulls out of Cats

Composer behind famous musical says singer made him look foolish by pulling out of Broadway show to join the X Factor<p>Andrew Lloyd Webber has said he has been made to look “an absolute twot” after former Pussycat Doll singer Nicole Scherzinger pulled out of his Broadway musical to return to the UK …

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>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 lauded after it became the most nominated new play …

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 Editor's View: Theatre can learn from circus | Opinion

“Why are you running a circus special?” someone who works in theatre asked me the other day.<p>I didn’t have an immediate answer. It seemed such an odd …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

How we revealed a new family tree for dinosaurs

New discoveries lead to new ideas – and sometimes the revival of old ones, such as the relationships between the earliest of the dinosaurs<p>Dinosaur buffs will have noticed some tremors propagating through the ether over the past couple of weeks. These followed from the publication of a new study, by …

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; …

Moist and Delicious Banana Bread

This is a great idea for fussy children to get them to eat two of their five a day – it’s full of goodness and delicious too. You will need: 1 large …

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 …

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.

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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 | Recipes

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …