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Review: 'Newsies' steps up the spectacular

Joey Barreiro and the cast of "Newsies."

There are only a few Broadway musicals that feel like a rollercoaster ride through a discotheque, and Disney’s “Newsies” may be the “E” ticket in your coupon book.

Don’t worry if you don’t get that reference, just know that when you go see this show (and I suggest you do) that it is a powerhouse of adrenaline which serves as the ink to the prescription bottle storyline.

Theater Review: “Woody Guthrie’s American Song”

Karen Ann Daniels, Sean Yael-Cox

You have to love a guy whose guitar sports this message: “This machine kills fascists.”

That would be Woody Guthrie, composer of more than 3,000 songs, many of which have entered the “standards” lists. Chief among them is “This Land Is Your Land.” Guthrie  wrote about lots of thing, but he is probably best known as a singer of protest and/or peace songs.

Popular Christian rock singer comes out

Christian rock singer Trey Pearson comes out to Ohio magazine in heartfelt letter.

Trey Pearson, the lead singer of the popular Christian rock band “Everyday Sunday” made public that he is gay through a heartfelt letter he wrote and published in the Ohio magazine 614 Columbus on Tuesday.

Theater Review: "Jesus Christ Superstar"

Kyle Short as Jesus in Welk Resort's theater production of "Jesus Christ Superstar."

If you’re like me in thinking “Jesus Christ Superstar” by far the best musical Andrew Lloyd Webber ever wrote, I have great news for you: Welk Resorts Theatre has a smashing production on the boards as we speak, directed and choreographed by Ray Limón. I suggest you get your tickets now.

Theater Review: "Hollywood"

Martin Meccouri, Shaun T. Evans, Katherine Ko, Scott Drummond and Lee Sellars

“Hollywood,” Joe DiPietro’s latest play, calls itself a “noir thriller.” It has a lot of elements, some of them black or at least bleak, but not necessarily noir.