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    COMMUNITY THEATERCarnegie to hold auditions for 'Les Miserables'

    03/16/2015 10:14 AM CDT
    The Carnegie Players are bringing “Les Miserables” to Cleburne June 18-28.Anyone interested in auditioning for the musical's many parts can try out March 21-22 and March 28-29 at the Cleburne Conference Center. 
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    Plaza's 'The Nerd' is a funny, funny show
    01/12/2015 07:20 AM CST - So over-the-top yet dead-on perfect is the backwoods Wisconsin and Minnesota-style voice inflection of the feature character, it took me 10 minutes to realize it was Plaza veteran Jonathan Metting as “The Nerd,” playing through Jan. Full Story

    Plant yourself in a seat at the Plaza to see 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    10/26/2014 01:50 PM CDT - This is more serious than the Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial I've watched on YouTube while supposedly working. Full Story

    Plaza's 'Breaking Up is Hard To Do' is delightful
    08/21/2014 10:13 AM CDT - I've got an idea for a musical comedy built around the many 1960s and 70s hit songs written and sung by Neil Sedaka. Full Story

    Plaza's 'Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)' is a hoot
    08/04/2014 12:51 PM CDT - Remember the old Rocky (the Flying Squirrel) and Bullwinkle (Moose) TV show that included the adventures of another cartoon character named Dudley Do-Right? Full Story

    Plaza's 'Steel Magnolias' is a cut above
    07/08/2014 07:07 AM CDT - The camaraderie and bonding of the beauty parlor — free of concern about social status or position on the career ladder — must be for women what the golfing trip or fishing expedition is for men: a time and place where anything goes, everything can be discussed off-the-record and everybody remains friends. Full Story

    Escape to 'Camelot' for a fun night at the theater
    05/26/2014 11:07 AM CDT - With good singing a lot, funny lines a lot, and characters like Lancelot, I liked a lot of “Camelot,” being presented by the Plaza Theatre Company through June 14 in Cleburne. Full Story

    Greenawalt sparkles in Plaza's 'Enchanted April'
    04/22/2014 06:50 AM CDT - There were hints and glimpses that she could do it, and now she has.Stacey Greenawalt, who could be seen just on the periphery of the spotlight in her previous 13 Plaza Theater Company productions — the detective in “Clue the Musical,” the confused and frustrated fiancee who beats the daylights out of a corpse in “Cash on Delivery,” or the wealthy manipulator in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” — displayed the comic timing, expressiveness, charisma and Full Story

    Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
    03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story

    Carnegie's "The Fantasticks" is creative and clever
    03/18/2014 01:32 PM CDT - It's very reassuring to hear the strong and clear baritone voice of Carnegie Players veteran Hillard Cochran, whose version of the familiar “Try to Remember” opens CP's production of “The Fantasticks,” playing through this weekend at the Cleburne Conference Center. Full Story

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    Russian theater director fired over Wagner opera

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's cultural minister has fired the director of a Siberian theater whose staging of Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.