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Once, which has won eight Tony Awards, tells the tale of an Irish street musician who falls in love.Photo by Joan Marcus

Stage Planner: 'Informed Consent' at American Stage, 'A Skull in Connemara' at Jobsite

BOUNDARY ISSUES: INFORMED CONSENT In 1989, Arizona State University researchers entered into a research project with a group of American Indians living in the Grand Canyon area. The search for a genetic marker to Type 2 diabetes was unsuccessful. The scientists later used leftover blood samples for other studies, a …


  1. Valrico's Village Players bring Dr. Seuss to life


    VALRICO — Dr. Suess's Horton Hears A Who and other beloved classics will be brought to life starting Friday (March 31) by the Village Players as they perform Suessical The Musical at the James McCabe Theater, 506 Fifth St.

    Horton the elephant and other Dr. Suess characters will be brought to the stage by the Village Players as they present Suessical the Musical starting Friday at the James McCabe Theater.
  2. At 100, Tampa's opera king Anton Coppola celebrates a life's work


    Anton Coppola was 10 when they died in the electric chair.

    Maestro Anton Coppola conducts during a rehearsal in Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday. [EVE EDELHEIT | Times]
  3. Stage Planner: St. Pete native comes home with Momix, Anton Coppola turns 100



    For one member of the acrobatic dance troupe Momix, this tour date is a stopover close to home. Autumn Burnette, right, who performs a variety of gravity-defying feats, was born in St. Petersburg 30 years ago.

    Autumn Burnette, who studied gymnastics and dance at Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School, joined the MOMIX dance troupe in 2010.
  4. Happy Birthday, maestro Anton Coppola. A look back at 100 years.


    We're going to need a bigger cake. An operatically-sized cake, you could say.

    Maestro Anton Coppola will celebrate his 100th birthday by conducting a concert of his own compositions at the Straz on Saturday.
  5. Review: Engaging premise goes to waste in American Stage's 'Informed Consent'



    From its unveiling nearly a year ago as part of the current American Stage season, Informed Consent showed promise.

    Juliana Davis, center, turns in a solid performance as Jillian, the only character invested with any kind of nuance.
  6. Gay Men's Chorus brings 'It Gets Better' to Straz


    At 13, Tyler Houston was outed by a family member who'd read his personal diary. By 16, he was kicked out of his father's house for being gay. He was stuck in a small, conservative town.

    Tyler Oldham, Josh Skidmore and Jason Currie in 'It Gets Better' at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 10th, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.
  7. Review: Jobsite's 'A Skull in Connemara' digs deep in delightful whodunit


    TAMPA — Some things should be shrouded in mystery, and it's probably best that we can only ponder where Martin McDonagh received his inspiration for writing A Skull in Connemara.

    Brian Shea, left, plays Mick Dowd, an Irish gravedigger, and Brandon Mauro plays Mairtin Hanlon, Mick’s sidekick, in Jobsite’s production of A Skull in Connemara.
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  8. Stage Planner: 'Informed Consent' at American Stage, 'A Skull in Connemara' at Jobsite



    Once, which has won eight Tony Awards, tells the tale of an Irish street musician who falls in love.
  9. Florida Orchestra composes a 50th anniversary season of celebration


    The Florida Orchestra has been planning its 50th anniversary season all year and the party is on.

    The theme is celebration.

    Music director Michael Francis, entering his third year with the Florida Orchestra, has planned a celebratory lineup for the orchestra’s 50th anniversary season.
  10. Richey Suncoast Theatre announces 2017-18 lineup


    NEW PORT RICHEY — Richey Suncoast Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season of five shows, a change of style for the holiday special and an increase in the season ticket price, though tickets for individual shows will stay the same.