"Bods Mayhem Hour" recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Jordan Rudess of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET).
On whether he feels DREAM THEATER is "lucky" to still be releasing new music considering the current state of the music industry:
Jordan: "Absolutely. We feel privileged to be one of these bands that has lasted for a long time. It's not without a lot of hard work and ..
"The Inheritance," an epic but intimate story of modern gay lives, was a big winner Sunday at British theater's Olivier Awards .
Matthew Lopez's drama about young men in New York a generation after the AIDS crisis was named best new play at a ceremony in London. Director Stephen Daldry and star Kyle Soller also won awards, as did the play's lighting.
Lopez said he was "overwhelmed and overjoyed" by the trans-Atlantic success of his seven-hour epic, which had its world premiere l..
Professor Harold Hill romanced Marian the Librarian —while singing and dancing—in the 1962 film of Meredith Willson’s hit Broadway show “The Music Man.” Sitting in the darkened Capitol Theater, an 8-year-old boy was transfixed. He dreamed that one day he, too, would be up on a screen or a stage, making music of his own.
The boy was David Cameron Anderson and, when he was a student at Elyria High School, he gave exuberant performances of Sancho Panza in “Man of La Mancha,” in 1971..
The Grand Theater in Norfolk will be grand again. It just won’t be a theater. Instead of hosting movies or live productions, the Norfolk landmark will be housing people.
Ben and Sarah Conover of Norfolk, who recently bought the 99-year-old property, plan to turn it into apartments that will live up to its lofty name.
In its heyday, Norfolkans flocked to The Grand Theater to watch Hollywood heartthrobs such as Clara Bow and Rudolph Valentino. But when the much grander Granada Theater opened a few..
Teenager shot during fight inside local movie theater, no arrests made
WASHINGTON, Pa. - A male teenager was shot during a fight inside a Washington County movie theater.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the fight happened just before midnight inside the Regal Crown Center Stadium 14 at Washington Crown Center in North Franklin Township.
For the latest breaking ne..
New Jersey’s only drive-in movie theater opened up for the season this weekend — again giving moviegoers the experience of watching new films in an old-fashioned way.
The Delsea Drive-In in Vineland opens with films like “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Glass,” and “Us,” which are shown on the drive-in’s two big screens.
Delsea was built in 1949, and by 1970, there were nearly 50 drive-ins across the state. Now, Delsea is the last of its kind in New Jersey, but its owners and patrons are keeping it ..
After almost 60 years in Montgomery County, a Kettering community-theater group is moving into Warren County and changing its name.
The Springboro Community Theatre will be moving into the city’s new performing arts center, expected to open in September.
The group, previously known as Playhouse South and based at the historic Barnes building in Kettering, has committed to operating year-round from the new performing arts center at Ohio 73 and Ohio 741, Central Avenue and Main ..
Seth Rogen is a big fan of “Roma,” the multi-hyphenate star admitted on a muggy Sunday morning at SXSW, but he doesn’t know how to make movies or do comedy for any other format than a packed movie theater.
The theatrical versus streaming debate was top of mind for Rogen, his “Long Shot” leading lady Charlize Theron and their director Jonathan Levine, who sat for Variety and the National Association of Theater Owners’ filmmakers panel at downtown Austin’s WeWork space.
“Personally, with our com..
AP Television Writer
Published 6:07 PM EST Mar 2, 2019
Los Angeles – The dozens of community and nonprofit theaters across the U.S. forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” under legal threat were offered an olive branch in the form of Aaron Sorkin’s script for the Broadway version.
Scott Rudin, producer of the New York adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, had cited an agreement with Lee’s estate in demanding that what he called improperly licensed productions be ..
LEHI — When Randy Blackburn approached Mindy Nelsen about working on the Lehi High School theater sets, she brushed off the offer, thinking he was just a well-intentioned parent who would take too much time to train.
But when she got in a pinch working on the school’s 2009 “Children of Eden” production, the drama teacher and director reconsidered.
“I was thinking I could do it all,” Nelsen recalled. “He finally said, ‘Just let me help you.’”
Qiling Wang, Deseret News
Randy Blackburn watch..
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