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2014 Tony Awards – Here Come the Ladies

Sunday, June 8th, 2014
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While there’s debate over how “Oscar” became the nickname for the Academy Award, it’s a fact that the Tony Award was named after Antoinette Perry,

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – A Tour de Force

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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“I always knew I could sing ‘cause I did sing, but I did it for my own pleasure or for mama- until I had to…”

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A Delicious Sweeney Todd at Lincoln Center

Friday, March 7th, 2014
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They seemed regal when they took the stage. The ensemble entered in appropriately dark and somber clothing suitable to blending into the background—strong men and

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Eleasha Gamble – Displaying The Power of Voice in
The Power of Two at Arena Stage

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

In 2011, Eleasha Gamble wowed the critics with her performance as Laurey in Oklahoma! at Arena Stage. Her resume includes performances in some of the

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I May Be a Twin, But I’m One of a Kind—
Meet Will and Anthony Nunziata

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Will Nunziata wore glasses so I might easily distinguish between him and his identical twin, Anthony. As children, their mother often dressed one in red

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Woman Around Town: Isa Goldberg—
President of The Drama Desk

Monday, May 23rd, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

Like many young women, Isa Goldberg had an idle fantasy about going into theater. The Broadway production of The Sound of Music made a deep

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