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Sunday, July 10, 2016

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO SHOW: Guest: Schoolhouse Rock Live’s EMILY GOLDBERG by Michael Roberts

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE’s EMILY GOLDBERG discusses bringing the iconic Saturday morning cartoon learning segments to [...]

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Ragtime The Musical: In Concert comes to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts July 9 and 10 by Michael Roberts

Ticket sales open Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m. for Encore! Cast Performing Arts’ production [...]

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour by Michael Roberts

It is with utmost excitement that we announce Idina Menzel’s 2015 World Tour!  Today we bring you North American dates; international dates will be announced soon! Fan pre-sale begins De…

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Showbiz NoFLO In Performance: Handel’s MESSIAH, Ocala Symphony Orchestra ‘For Unto Us’ by Michael Roberts

Ocala Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 Performance of Handel’s MESSIAH “For Unto Us A Child Is Born” The Ocala Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Matthew Wardell, pr…

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Robert Hill Creates a Sensual and Sensational CARMINA BURANA by Michael Roberts

Reviewed by: Michael J. Roberts The merging of the performance arts was magnificently displayed at the new Walt Disney Theatre with the final event in their Grand Premiere festivities of t…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES TICKETS ON SALE FOR MUSIC GROUP HUNDRED WATERS by Michael Roberts

Who:           Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts and Foundation present Hundred Waters What:         Hundred Waters music is a beautiful blend of contradictions, mournful ye…

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DINOSAUR TRAIN LIVE! BUDDY’S BIG ADVENTURE BASED ON THE HIT PBS KIDS SHOW COMES TO THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ON SUNDAY, MAY by Michael Roberts

The popular Emmy® Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train will come to life on the stage at the Walt Disney Theater in a big way with Dinosaur Train – Live! Buddy’s Big Adven…

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INTERNATIONAL MAGICIANS OF THE YEAR TO PERFORM AT THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS by Michael Roberts

Tickets go on sale today for the January 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m. showing of Spencers: Theatre of Illusion at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.…

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WILD KRATTS – LIVE! PBS KIDS SHOW COMES ALIVE ON STAGE IN ORLANDO AT THE BOB CARR THEATER FEBRUARY 14, 2015 Tickets on-sale Friday, November 21, 2 by Michael Roberts

The wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, WILD KRATTS, is coming to the live stage. Wild Kratts LIVE! appears at the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, February 14. Tickets go on-sale Friday…

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Ocala Civic Theatre Announces Auditions for SOMETHING’S AFOOT, DEC. 15 & 16 @ 7PM by Michael Roberts

Open auditions for the musical comedy murder mystery Something’s Afoot will be held Monday, December 15 and Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m. each night at Ocala Civic Theatre. In this spo…

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! November 17, 2014 ; Episode Guest CAZWELL by Michael Roberts

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! November 17, 2014 ; Episode Guest CAZWELL Rap/Hip Hop icon CAZWELL joins Showbiz Nation LIVE! and discusses his incredible career, inspirations and his trident fan base.…

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

JAZZ ROOTS: A LARRY ROSEN JAZZ SERIES — GEORGIA ON MY MIND, CELEBRATING RAY CHARLES COMING TO THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, THUR by Michael Roberts

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts presents, the 2014-2015 JAZZ ROOTS: A Larry Rosen Jazz Series, kicks off with a spectacular concert celebrating the musical genius of RAY CHAR…

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Ocala Civic Theatre’s DIXIE SWIM CLUB Will Thank You For Being A Friend by Michael Roberts

There is something very special about those friendships made in our college years.  For me, my dearest and best friends’ to this day are the ones I made while in undergraduate colleg…

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Showbiz NoFLO Social Scene: “BROADWAY & BEYOND” Dr. Phillips Center For The Performance Arts Opening Gala by Michael Roberts

The Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts officially raised the curtain on the state of the art Walt Disney Theatre with BROADWAY & BEYOND, a thrilling evening of musical theatre…

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Podcast with Resident Director of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ DAVID RUTTURA by Michael Roberts

Podcast with Resident Director of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ DAVID RUTTURA Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is cu…

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Veteran Broadway Director and Producer, Richard Jay-Alexander Directs Star-Studded Opening of Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts On November by Michael Roberts

Veteran Broadway Director and Producer, Richard Jay-Alexander has been a vital part of the Broadway community for over 30 years-first as a performer, then as director of productions ranging …

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Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at Times-Union Center On Sale Nov. 14 by Michael Roberts

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase announced today that single ticket…

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School of Theatre at Florida State University Presents CABARET by Michael Roberts

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents Cabaret, written by Joe Masteroff with lyrics by Fred Ebb and music by John Kander. Cabaret will be directed by School of Theatre f…

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FSCJ Artist Series to Present DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! in January by Michael Roberts

Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production to Jacksonville on Sunday, January 4, 20…

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Jimmy Ferraro’s Studio Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CABARET, Nov. 29- Dec.21 by Michael Roberts

After the critically acclaimed, Grand Opening Main Season production of the Musical Comedy, “AIN’T RETIREMENT GRAND!”, Jimmy Ferraro‘s STUDIO THEATRE (5732 Main Stree…

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Florida Studio Theatre Presents 2014 Mandelker Award to Katelyn McKelley by Michael Roberts

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the 2014 recipient of the Mandelker Award is Katelyn McKelley. Every year, the staff of Florida Studio Theatre appoints one outstanding intern to receive…

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THE SPHINX ORGANIZATION HOSTS SPHINXCON, ONE OF THE NATION’S PREMIERE ARTS DIVERSITY CONFERENCES, FROM JANUARY 30 ̶ FEBRUARY 1, 2015 IN DETROIT, MI by Michael Roberts

Founder Aaron P. Dworkin announces that The Sphinx Organization, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts, will host the third ann…

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SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! November 2, 2014: Guests SUSAN WERNER and CELTIC THUNDER’S RYAN KELLY by Michael Roberts

Singer/Composer SUSAN WERNER discusses writing the score for BULL DURAM: THE MUSICAL as well as her upcoming concert at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. For more information visit SusanWer…

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Showbiz NoFLO Social Scene: SHERYL CROW AT DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS by Michael Roberts

  The Dr. Philllips Center For The Performing Arts Grand Premiere Weekend continued Saturday with a free concert by nine-time GRAMMY winner Sheryl Crow. For information about the Grand…

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Showbiz NoFLO Social Scene: GRAND PREMIERE/RIBBON CUTTING OF THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS by Michael Roberts

After much anticipation, the gorgeous DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS kicked off its Grand Premiere festivities in true theatrical style with a performance by The Voice’s, …

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Podcast with Playwright/Composer RUPERT HOLMES by Michael Roberts

Podcast with Playwright/Composer RUPERT HOLMES Rupert Holmes is one of theatre’s most prolific playwrights and composers. From The Mystery of Edwin Drood to Curtains, Mr. Holmes has the un…

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Chicago Fringe Opera Performs Benjamin Britten’s THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA Nov. 17, 19 & 24 by Michael Roberts

Chicago Fringe Opera is proud to present their fully-staged flagship production of Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia. November 17, 19 & 24 at 7:30pm at the Chopin Theatre, Chicago, Il…

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Showbiz Chicago Interview: RUPERT HOLMES by Michael Roberts

Rupert Holmes is one of theatre’s most prolific playwrights and composers.  From The Mystery of Edwin Drood to Curtains, Mr. Holmes creates a theatrical experiences that stay…

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

New TYA Musical from TRW: The Perfect Dog is Now Available! by Michael Roberts

TRW E-Club Members Get a FREE E-Perusal of this Tail Wagging Tuner!  THE PERFECT DOG This sparkling new TYA musical from TRW is inspired by New York Times’ best-selling author John O&…

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FIVE YOUNG NEWCOMERS MAKE THEIR GOODMAN DEBUT IN A CHRISTMAS CAROL: WILLIAM A. BURKE, NATHANIEL BUESCHER, PHILLIP CUSIC, SKYE SPARKS AND AVA MORSE by Michael Roberts

Goodman Theatre is decking its halls as A Christmas Carol begins rehearsals for the 37th annual production that “manages to grow brighter and more affecting with every season” (Chicago …

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