WBEZ | John Travolta http://www.wbez.org/tags/john-travolta Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: A musical duo, for the second time around http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-musical-duo-second-time-around-102900 <p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Another piece</strong></span></span> about the<a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-05/daily-rehearsal-new-season-american-theater-company-returns-columbine"> value of applause</a> in the theater, this time, <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/04/theater-talkback-hold-the-applause/">when an actor enters a scene</a>. This topic clearly has legs.</p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/travolta4f-1-web.jpg" style="float: right; height: 290px; width: 300px; " title="" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Cyndi Lauper</strong></span></span> talked about her love for Harvey Fierstein <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-10/cyndi-lauper-making-it-out-cover-band-hell-famous-song-hers-and-inspiring">in this interview</a>&nbsp;on <em>Morning Shift</em>; their musical <em>Kinky Boots</em> opened this week.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Bob Bullen (and the CTA buses around town with ads on them)</strong></span></span> <a href="http://twitter.com/ThtrBob/status/253697137160888320">loved</a><em><a href="http://twitter.com/ThtrBob/status/253697137160888320"> </a>Sunday in the Park with George</em> from Chicago Shakespeare.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta</strong></span></span>, those crazy kids who you loved in that small film about a glorified version of the 1950s, are <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/grease-stars-travolta-newton-john-reunite-article-1.1173680">releasing a Christmas album</a>. Which is basically like, praise baby Jesus all over again. In other news, remember that <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-07/daily-rehearsal-olivia-newton-john-naturally-101057">she&#39;ll be at the Paramount soon.</a></p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:49:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-musical-duo-second-time-around-102900