Tag: Orpheum

See ‘School of Rock’ for the powerhouse preteens

Though the lessons in “The School of Rock” are fairly thin, the national tour of the 2015 musical onstage at…

3 months ago

‘The Humans’ foibles are all in the family

The humans who comprise the loving, rambunctious Irish-American Blake family in playwright Stephen Karam’s “The Humans,” the 2016 Tony Award…

3 months ago

Richard Thomas takes on dad role in ‘The Humans’

Acting in an ensemble playing an extended family gathered for a holiday meal is familiar territory for Richard Thomas. He…

4 months ago

Eye-catching ‘American in Paris’ at Orpheum

If ever a show should have come to town projecting exuberance, “An American in Paris” was it. Yet the hotly…

1 year ago

There’s something new in ‘American in Paris’ the musical

Christopher Wheeldon and Nick Spangler clearly have met the challenges of taking on a classic, with “An American in Paris:…

1 year ago

Local teens get big ‘Hamilton’ perk

Select high school students are among a lucky group getting to see “Hamilton” in The City -- for free. The…

1 year ago

Scoop: EduHam takes over Orpheum

Dynamic and adorable “Hamilton” cast members Jennifer Geller, Joshua Henry, Afra Hines, Lauren Kias, Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman (who…

1 year ago

Ben Lipitz, aka Pumbaa, hits 5,000 performances in ‘Lion King’

For “Lion King” actor Ben Lipitz, playing Disney’s beloved warthog is just part of a day’s work. “Pumbaa is one…

2 years ago