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Employing Celebrities

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Summer is a good time to think through all the celebrities your board, staff and artists know or have worked with and think about ways to use one or two in the upcoming season.

The Evita National Tour: Inspiring in So Many Ways

Lisa McElroy | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa McElroy

If your family is like my family, you sort of pair off. A couple of you like football. A couple of you like Breaking Bad. A couple of you like broccoli. A couple of you like musical theater...

Buenos Aires Without Tears

Curtis Ellis | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

Porteños, as the residents of Buenos Aires are known, pride themselves on living in the Paris of South America. As you stroll the city's broad boulev...

High-Energy Evita Needs a Touch of Star Quality

Robert Bullen | Posted 11.23.2013 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

While this tour needs some time to find its footing and grit, there are many assets, including a sizable orchestra and thrilling new orchestrations, that make this a worthy viewing.

First Nighter: As Opera, Anna Nicole Goes Bust

David Finkle | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In a way you can't fault underfunded New York City Opera general manager and artistic director George Steel for scheduling Anna Nicole, now at BAM, as the opening for what could be the revamped company's swan-song season.

PHOTOS: Eva Perón's Lavish Homes

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

It doesn't hurt to be a country's First Lady.

PHOTOS: Eva Peron's Style Set The Bar For Fashionable First Ladies

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style

When we hear the name "Evita," we immediately think of Madonna's infamous portrayal of the Argentinean first lady in the 1996 biopic -- especially tha...

Don't Cry for Thatcher's Children

Imogen Lloyd Webber | Posted 06.17.2013 | Women
Imogen Lloyd Webber

Would I be the person I am today without Thatcher? Would I have worked as hard as I did at school, not flinch when debating a roomful of men -- or a Fox News host live on air -- without "The Iron Lady" as an example? I doubt it.

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'Queer As Folk' Star, Broadway Hunk Sing For Homeless LGBT Youth In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Broadway stars, TV actors and other top-notch talent helped make the yuletide a little bit gayer than usual Dec. 16 as part of “A Better Holiday" in...

Do Cry For 'Evita'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.27.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The Big Three in the Broadway musical "Evita" – Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris – will leave the show toge...

Interview With Mama Writer/Producer, Barbara Muschietti

Julie Ingram | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Julie Ingram

Barbara Muschietti is a native-Argentinean who has traveled the globe following her dream, to make feature films. This January, her supernatural thriller Mama, starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, hits theaters. 2012-11-14-mama.jpg

Ben Rimalower's 'Patti Issues' Explores Gay Diva Worship And Parental Turmoil

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Curtis M. Wong

Patti Issues is not just 90 minutes of gay diva worship, and Rimalower has wisely given the show a much-needed emotional core by balancing out the LuPone anecdotes with a compelling exploration of his troubled relationship with his father, who came out when Ben was 8.

Curtis M. Wong

Broadway Diva's Latest Act Includes Theme Song To X-Rated French Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts

As she began rehearsals for her new cabaret show, Loni Ackerman had one stipulation: she would not sing "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina." "I hate t...

Latino Celebs Snubbed By Award Shows

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Latinos have come a long way in television, movies, and in theater. Sofia Vergara, a proud Colombiana, is the star of TV's number one comedy (ABC'...

Theater: Do Cry for Evita

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Frankly, it's difficult to understand why Elena Roger was cast. Roger unquestionably does not posses the pipes to sing this part. The entire show is built around what should be the fiery performance at its heart, making this Evita very cool indeed.

Stage Door: Evita

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Fern Siegel

The Broadway revival of Evita at the Marquis Theater may have star power, but it lacks sizzle.

Ricky Martin in Evita on Broadway: Loved It -- Can Puerto Rico Rise Like Eva Peron?

Henry Freeman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Henry Freeman

When one leaves the Marquis Theatre in New York after watching Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris and Ricky Martin perform their art, it is hard (I'd even say impossible) to find any unhappy faces.

Evita Hits Broadway: Can a Revival Possibly Compete With the Original?

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.07.2012 | Entertainment
Chuck Gomez

I saw Evita in 1979 and remember being so stunned by the production that I sat motionless for several minutes when it ended -- not quite believing what I had witnessed.

The Critics Virtually Debate 'Evita'

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

The reviews are in for the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Evita," and it feels like everyone went to a different show. The AP is swooning ...

New Rule For Broadway: Put Ricky Martin In Everything

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Much of the buzz coming from the new revival "Evita" has been about the spitfire Argentine playing the title role. But all of the heat act...

Patti LuPone And Mandy Patinkin Reunite

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.24.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK -- Here's a typical reaction after catching Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin's concert show now on Broadway: Oh, that's how it's done. In oth...

A Preview Of Ricky Martin As Che In 'Evita'

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- There's no need to cry any more. Producers of "Evita" announced Thursday the first preview dates and opening night of the Tim Rice and An...

Ricky Martin On Broadway

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Latino Voices

'Evita,' the musical Ricky Martin's got in his hands until 2012, now has a debut date of April 5 at the Marquis Theater on Broadway. That's right, Bro...

Treme's Michael Cerveris To Join Evita Cast On Broadway

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Michael Cerveris will be joining Ricky Martin and Elena Roger in the Broadway revival of "Evita." Producers announced Monday that Cerveri...

Winnie Mandela, Ex-Wife Of Nelson Mandela, To Be Immortalized In New Opera, Movie

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Move over, Evita Peron -- the life of another controversial female political figure is about to get both musical and cinematic treatment. According ...