Vanessa Hudgens proves truer than Gimme Shelter.
The most grueling part of American Idiot, the Broadway musical based on Green Day's album of the same name, is the opening number, "American Idiot." It's an overplayed song, and the dance sequence makes you think you're in for something that resembles High School Musical. From there, things drasti ... More >>
Smith Westerns, SundressDadaSeptember 14, 2011Better than: High School Musical.Mike BrooksOne of Smith Westerns' more heroic looks during last night's show at Dada.There are times when the five members of Chicago's Smith Westerns very much look their age -- like, just two songs into their 50-minu ... More >>
Hook 'em.Today marks a milestone of sorts: On July 8, 1958, the RIAA issued its very first gold record. The recipient of this gold record? The Oklahoma! soundtrack. Not as exciting as other music being produced at the time, but, hey, people liked it. And people bought it. Musical soundtracks we ... More >>
Earlier this week, we shared with you Selena Gomez's new music video for "A Year With No Rain," a clip that finds the freshly 18-year-old Grand Prairie native touting her new of-age appeal. Meanwhile, on Sunday night at the Superpages.com Center, Gomez's BFF and fellow Disney Channel-approved st ... More >>
Not Xanadu, silly. Zanna Don't!
Joan Marcus Jersey Boys has been dubbed “the guy musical.” It’s packed with all those great tunes by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and it’s got more F-words than Goodfellas. There are hookers. And mobsters. And a scene where Tommy DeVito, the Season who dragged the group a half-mil i ... More >>
See a High School Musical in Fair Park
Dallas' Demi Lovato Till, oh, 13 minutes ago I'd never heard the name Demi Lovato -- which, admittedly, is a little surprising, as the TV in our house does occasionally find itself tuned to the Disney Channel, courtesy a remote-control-savvy 4-year-old with whom we share the space. Regardless, the 1 ... More >>
See some Disney kids slip and fall
Despite having an intermission during his SMU performance, we still love Ryan Adams. (Matthew Blake) We walked into the Ryan Adams concert at McFarlin Auditorium an hour late last night. It was like walking in on the middle of a film people were having trouble following, and two clumsy girls climbi ... More >>
Must we really wait almost a year for The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode? ’Fraid so, theater lovers. But mark your calendar now for June 13, 2008, when Uptown Players present the local premiere (at the Rose Room at Station 4) of Jamie Morris’ all-drag and totally unauthorized parody of the oddl ... More >>
High School gets straight A's