<![CDATA[Lawrence Toppman Blog | CharlotteObserver.com &]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/ en-us Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:54:36 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:54:36 EDT Lawrence Toppman 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) 10 reasons you must meet the Wyeths at the Mint (No. 1: Those genes!) http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article144219724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:00:33 EDT

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A jolt of drama from one of America’s great authors http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article142113399.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:46:55 EDT

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Chekhov may be spinning in his grave over ‘Bird’ – but with laughter http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article141889194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:11:18 EDT

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Monroe teacher makes a national splash http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article141058818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:49:24 EDT

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Delightful Dvorak dominates a diffuse concert http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140732153.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:23:48 EDT

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A cutting-edge administrator leaves a cutting-edge arts group http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140593588.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:07:31 EDT

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What’s ‘Sensoria’? Your chance to see a dance genius, books you eat and ... Elvis? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140272578.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:15:12 EDT

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Is your CMS student among these star musicians? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140306308.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:04:03 EDT

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BOOM goes off for the second time – and in new directions http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140391043.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:51:35 EDT

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Next season for Charlotte Concerts: keyboards, strings and a couple of (songwriting) kings http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140141533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:53:45 EDT

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Your kids have a new ‘Bud’ waiting to meet them http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article140113758.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:26:16 EDT

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Jewish plays go head to head, and you pick the winner http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article139921383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:11:54 EDT

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A classic? Yeah – but a classic about America right now. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article139338263.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:25:49 EDT

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The Mint Museum wants to smash your furniture http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article139260443.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:56:36 EDT

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If Trump kills arts funding, what would get hurt here? Not what you think, says ASC president http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138972048.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:42:21 EDT

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These 500-plus young performers are making history with Charlotte Concerts http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138640403.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:08:19 EDT

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Unclassifiable Black Violin keeps kicking down musical walls http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138701693.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:05:04 EDT

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Are these the 10 greatest live-action fairy tales on film? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138593993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:50:23 EDT

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Film festival headed to Charlotte asks ‘What does it mean to be an American?’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138364288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:51:31 EDT

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Emmy-winning designer comes back to UNCC http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article138271838.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:05:03 EDT

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A ‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes back to life after five years http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137898863.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:52:21 EST

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Season tickets to ‘Hamilton’ (and the rest of 2017-18) onsale now http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137729793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:03:36 EST

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A lost Hamlisch-Ashman musical gets revived by ... Christ the King http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137458008.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:24:09 EST

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Next season’s lineup at Children’s Theatre: ‘Mary Poppins’ to ‘Madagascar’ and more http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137442323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:38:36 EST

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‘This guy is Abe Lincoln and George Washington and God rolled up in one person.’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137148848.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:04:18 EST

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‘The Bodyguard’ musical is just what you’d expect – and what you’d want http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article137102383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:19:33 EST

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Theatre Charlotte still goes to strange places at 90 http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article136741793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:33:06 EST

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‘Hamilton’ has dates! http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article136467738.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 22:00:00 EST

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The concert people DID love, after all http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article136407148.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 00:06:24 EST

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What’s the real deal with Disney’s gay ‘Beauty and the Beast’ character? (Warning: Spoilers!) http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article136102128.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:11:23 EST

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