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Julianne Moore’s Performance in Still Alice Is Unforgettable

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Shortly after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) tells her husband, John (Alec Baldwin), that she would prefer having cancer. Anyone

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Beautiful Day In November On The Banks
Of The Greatest Of The Great Lakes

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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A Witty Concept Goes Schizoid. We’re ostensibly in a gym, seated on three sides of a court marked with field plays of an undetermined sport.

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Wedding Ringer

The Wedding Ringer – It’s A Doozy

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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If you didn’t have any friends, how far would you go to secure someone at your wedding? That is the question as Doug Harris (Josh

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Paddington

The Teddy Bears Go to the Movies!

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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While January is usually a bleak month for movie releases, this year we may have an possible exception with Paddington a live screen adaption of

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Marilyn Maye – By Request: Keeper of the Flame

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Last night, the irrepressible Marilyn Maye completed her winter run at The Metropolitan Room with an hour forty-five minute show. “I love it that you’re

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A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim & Harold Prince Collaboration

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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2015’s Lyrics & Lyricists series opened with a bang as the 92nd St Y presented a tribute to the extraordinary theatrical collaboration of Composer/Lyricist Stephen

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Our Time: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Sing Sondheim

Friday, January 9th, 2015
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When veterans KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar choose to take on Stephen Sondheim, one knows the show will not be business as usual. Sullivan sings

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Road Trip

Twelve Great Travel Tunes

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Ah, January. The time of year when everyone goes out of town, (or at least wants to) and catch a break from the post-holiday winter

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