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    COMMUNITY THEATERCarnegie Players present 'Les Miserables' June 18-28

    06/15/2015 11:36 AM CDT
    The Carnegie Players, one of North Texas' longest continuously running live theatre companies, will present “Les Miserables” June 18-28 at the Don Smith Performing Arts Center, 1501 Harlin Drive in Cleburne. 
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    The rumor is true: Plaza's 'Kiss and Tell' is a funny show
    05/04/2015 11:58 AM CDT - The future of productions presented by the Plaza Theatre Company is Broadway lights bright when you consider the talents of Cameron Barrus, Emma Colwell, Madison Heaps, Nicholas Hefner, Levi King and Joseph Reed, all relative newcomers to the Plaza stage who play major roles in the current PTC offering of “Kiss and Tell. Full Story

    Plaza's '42nd Street' taps into new energy
    04/13/2015 11:52 AM CDT - Warning: Attending a current musical production in Cleburne could cause guilt among members of certain denominational persuasions. Full Story

    Carnegie 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. Full Story

    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

    Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

    FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
    Boston Symphony Orchestra extends contract of music director

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is extending the contract of its music director, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century. Full Story
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.