For Theater of the Stars (TOTS) President Nick Manos, it all begins with family. His father, legendary producer and TOTS founder Christopher B. Manos convinced him to leave the corporate world of employee benefits to join the family business, where he enjoys producing family friendly musicals, including the “official” version of Disney’s High School Musical. The success of that production resulted in a valuable partnership with Disney that gives TOTS the right to adapt High School Musical’s sequels. But the initial idea to tackle the show, Manos says, came from an evening he spent with his daughter.
Archives for October 2008
Japanese people swear that sake beautifies your skin and won’t give you a hangover. That’s reason enough to try TY KU Premium Liqueur, a citrus-flavored beverage that recently became available at local liquor stores. Mix the spirit with tequila and a splash of Sprite for a “Skinny Girl Margarita,” or heat things up with this […]
Contemporary and historical décor “face off” in the High Museum’s “Face Offs: Decorative Arts and Design” exhibit, showcasing new additions to its decorative arts collection of 2,175 objects. The exhibit juxtaposes décor shapes and styles, and explores how classic decorative arts pieces have inspired new designs. — Kelundra Smith Check it out: The exhibit will […]
The Fox Theatre hosted a Jersey Boys sneak preview party on Monday, Sept. 8. Local TV and radio personality Holly Firfer hosted the event and led a Q&A with current cast members Zachary Prince (Frankie Valli alternate – First National Tour) and Peter Gregus (Bob Crewe, and others – Original Broadway Cast; Broadway Dance/Fight Captain). […]
If you’re curious about the latest fashion trends in Los Angeles, Manhattan, London, Florence or even New Delhi, check out Scott Schuman’s blog, The Sartorialist, one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 Design Influencers. The Web site features images of people on the street, with brief commentary by fashion industry veteran Schuman. Skip Vogue. Instead, visit […]