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The Public Theater presents Shakespeare in the Park:
Much Ado About Nothing

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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It’s still light in the park as costumed actors wander onto the Italianate set, household help in respite, Leonato, Governor of Messina (John Glover) and

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Theater Books And Plays Are The Star Attractions

Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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Do you dream of a life on the stage or in the movies? Are you curious about what makes show people so special, and how

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This Kiss Me Kate Deserves A Smooch

Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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With Kiss Me Kate, Westchester Broadway has taken on a classic of the musical theater that’s both demanding vocally and challenging in terms of dialogue.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell: Quicksilver in Simply Broadway

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Brian Stokes Mitchell was born to act heroes. This tall, but slight, elegant, distractingly handsome man inhabits larger than life characters with ease and panache

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I Hate To Say It But….

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010
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A Free Man Of Color is boring and preachy. There, I’ve said it. And I really hate to make that judgment about any play, especially

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Women On The Verge—Just Can’t Get It Together

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
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No show was more eagerly anticipated this season than Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. Based on the popular Pedro Almodovar film, it

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On The Wheels Of A Dream: Ragtime Redux

Friday, November 20th, 2009
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Ragtime is a story that is not only uniquely American, but also uniquely New York. The WASP family, comfortably ensconced in New Rochelle; the new

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Actors Fund Celebrates Frank Loesser and Raises Money

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
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No industry has been hit harder by the recession than the entertainment industry. Broadway plays have closed, fewer movies are being made, and television is

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