Tag: musical

‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

Disney’s “The Lion King” starts with a surprise. Rafiki, the wise, narrating baboon bursts into that opening line of “The Circle of Life” that everyone knows but to which nobody knows the real words. A bright orange sun gently rises from the horizon. Suddenly, elephants, birds, gazelles, cheetahs and more walk through the audience to […]

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From Iowa to North Carolina

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
From Iowa to North Carolina

The stage is empty. On it stands a sole actress in a basic brown dress. The music begins and she sings the story of how she traveled from Italy to Iowa, through big towns and open plains. Around her, townspeople begin to carry in set pieces. Some fencing. A kitchen sink. Stairs. As she sings […]

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Step Back in Time with “1776”

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Step Back in Time with “1776”

Long before the hit musical “Hamilton” reinvigorated America’s interest in our founding fathers, “1776″ was released unto the world. With music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone, the musical went on to win three Tonys after its Broadway premiere in 1969. Now you can see it right here in the Queen […]

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PREVIEW: Chvrches invades The Fillmore Charlotte

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Chvrches invades The Fillmore Charlotte

Chvrches hit the road in the United States this fall, touring on behalf of their most recent album release “Every Open Eye,” and will invade the Queen City Oct. 28. The Scottish trio are expected to display an unimaginable light show and unforgettable performance in front of a sold out crowd at The Fillmore Charlotte […]

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Q&A with Disney’s “Into the Woods” stars, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Disney’s “Into the Woods” stars, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine

  Disney’s new fantasy film, “Into the Woods” intertwines timeless tales like “Jack and the Beanstallk,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Cinderella.” With a star studded cast of Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine and “Pitch Perfect” star, Anna Kendrick, kids of all ages are sure to sing along when “Into the Woods” hits theaters […]

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