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Brian Dykstra Selling Out – Fast, Dense, Compelling

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Remember Peter Finch’s rabble rousing “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!” from the film Network? Brian Dykstra has articulated

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The Frick Collection Director Ian Wardropper Explains What Makes El Greco’s Work Extraordinary

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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With all the blockbuster exhibitions around town, one of the most illuminating recent shows presented fewer paintings than can be counted on the fingers of

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Here’s To The Girls: Hollywood’s Leading Ladies -Great Material, Mixed Performance

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Who better to lead us through the halcyon days of Hollywood’s musical queens than the besotted Charles Busch who has not only been obsessed with

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Grantchester – Vicar Sidney Chambers
Delivers Sermons and Solves Murders

Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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Sidney Chambers answered God’s call and became a vicar assigned to a parish in Grantchester, an idyllic British village where bad things are not supposed

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Texas in Paris — As Eloquent As It Is Entertaining

Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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A Musical Play Based on True Events-With Spirituals, Cowboy Songs, and Country Hymns Over thirty years ago, Alan Govenar author/folklorist/photographer/filmmaker and now playwright traversed Texas

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Dunsinane: What Happened After Birnam Wood Came

Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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I am Siward. I am England. I bring Order. Dunsinane currently playing at the Sydney Harman Theatre is an unusual partnership between the Shakespeare Theatre

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Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Saturday night, Lincoln Center’s increasingly innovative American Songbook series brought together two music legends who seem at first glance to be polar opposites: contemporary, electronic

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Instincts: Marissa Mulder

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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“An instinct is a natural response, something that can’t be learned. I live instinctively.”  Marissa Mulder Marissa Mulder is one of our fine contemporary cabaret

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