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Broadway By The Year:
The Broadway Musicals of 1940-1964
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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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One hundred years, one hundred songs, one hundred shows, one hundred performers. In its fourteenth season, Broadway By The Year continues its ambitious cavalcade with

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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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Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Too-Brief Stay in Camelot

Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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I pressed the pages on my Kindle much faster than I anticipated. Fairy Tale Interrupted, the recently released memoir by RoseMarie Terenzio, was achingly painful

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Woman Around Town: Arena Stage’s Molly Smith—
Showcasing American Musicals and Plays

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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When The Music Man won the 1957 Tony Award, it beat out another musical heavyweight, Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. The two productions opened on

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Noel & Company

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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In early February 2012, actor/singer/writer/director Keith Merrill approached friend Mary Ellen Ashley, herself a singer/actress/producer with the idea of establishing what would eventually become a

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Woman Around Town: Introducing Emily Bergl

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Sitting with Emily Bergl in the Oak Room Supper Club at The Algonquin Hotel where she’ll open September 30, I look around at the tables

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It’s May, It’s May, the Lusty Month of May…

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
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…That lovely month when everyone goes blissfully astray. Lerner & Loewe had it right. Ironic, isn’t it, that the one man who went “blissfully astray”

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Reading Jackie

Saturday, January 1st, 2011
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Santa Claus brought me a special gift this year, special because it came from someone near and dear, and because it was thoughtfully selected with

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