Show People with Paul Wontorek: Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions

–As president and producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher is one of the most influential leaders in the Broadway community. Celebrating 25 years since their arrival on the scene with Beauty and the Beast, Disney Theatrical is currently responsible for the amazingly long-running The Lion King, the high-flying hit Aladdin, and their newest smash, Frozen, now starting […]

Building Broadway: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY’s Conor McPherson

(light guitar music) – With plays like “The Weir”, “The Seafarer,” and “Shining City,” Conor McPherson is often called the king of ghost stories. But now he’s trying something different. He wrote and directed “Girl From the North Country,” a new musical featuring the songs of Bob Dylan. The Irish playwright conjured a story that takes place in […]

“Treasure Chamber” Scene | NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN at The Logos Theatre

[Peter] The door that leads to the treasure chamber! [Edmund] By jove! C’mon! Get these vines out of the way… [Peter] I can’t see anything. If only we had a torch. [Edmund] I have the birthday gift I got last week. My torch. [Peter] Perfect. [Edmund] Can’t believe it… It’s our treasure chamber. [Lucy] Oh Susan, look! [Susan] […]

Arts Enterprise and Cultural Innovation profile: Paden Koltiska, theatre

[MUSIC PLAYING] PADEN KOLTISKA: I come from a community where it’s kind of scary to be gay– very conservative, very traditional. Having it be a piece of who you are and then not being able to express that, it’s a lot on a person, you know? My first exposure to theater was in elementary school. A lot of […]

Gremlins – A Live Holiday Parody @ Cherokee Street Theatre Company

One company is not enough to satisfy our town’s appetite for one-hour pop culture parodies. A new group aimed at filling this niche has just emerged. It’s the Cherokee Street Theater Company, founded by Ron Strawbridge and Suki Peters, who are veterans of the original parody troupe, Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre. Cherokee Street’s first production was a delightful […]

Lil Dicky – Earth (Official Music Video)

(low deep rumbling) – [Announcer] Millions in California are dealing with the dangers of extreme heat and rapidly spreading wildfires. 103 degrees in downtown Los Angeles, 112 in Burbank, as climate change continues to yield (incessant car honking) – [Man] Get out of the road! – Relax dude. (soft music) (kids chattering) – You’re late! – Yeah, the […]

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