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Nicholas Nickleby: A Musical Adaptation –
Complicated Plot Carried by Beautiful Voices

Monday, April 21st, 2014
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“No more melodrama, we can’t take it anymore,” belted the 35-strong cast of Nicholas Nickleby: A Musical Adaptation at the Theatre for the New City. The

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Bullets Over Broadway – A Near Miss

Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Bullets Over Broadway joins Big Fish, Bridges of Madison County, and Rocky as less than successful translations from film to stage Still, the show’s potential

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Potion: A Play (And Much More) in Three Cocktails

Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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There is a little three-by-three cluster of blocks in SoHo wherein visitors will find more establishments devoted to the sale and imbibing of alcoholic libations

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Kicking Off Filmfest DC With The Grand Seduction

Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Thursday, April 17, 2014, the 28th annual Filmfest DC had its opening night debut at AMC Mazza Galleries in Friendship Heights, with the Newfoundland comedy

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Adapting to Fatelessness

Friday, April 18th, 2014
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As the saying goes: “If I didn’t laugh, I’d cry.” It’s strange, isn’t it, how in the midst of hardship and fear and even agony,

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The Realistic Joneses – Four Characters in Search of a Play

Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, and Marisa Tomei are terrific actors. Watching them work is a pleasure. Each manifests his role from the

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The Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Brings Fire to the Highline Ballroom

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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If you want to have an experience that will transport you to a barrio in an old, Spanish town and that will fill your ears

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Win 2 Tickets to Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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In 1981, Nicholas Nickleby took New York by storm. The musical, based on Charles Dickens’ novel, crossed the ocean from London’s Aldwych Theatre and landed

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