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Montgomery, Mayes and Stritch – Grade A, Unhomogenized Bonhomie

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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When Sharon Montgomery, Sally Mayes, and Billy Stritch launch into Stritch’s ebullient 1940’s arrangement of “I Get a Kick Out of You” it’s immediately evident

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Luck Be a Lady: Megan Hilty Sings Sinatra and More

Monday, November 26th, 2012
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When Megan Hilty was cast as Ivy Lynn in NBC’s Smash, TV audiences were able to appreciate what Broadway audiences have known for quite some

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Sensational CDs For This Season

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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If you’re a theater or movie lover, there are some must-have CDs for you this autumn. Remember those great Doris Day movies, the ones where

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A Year of Marilyn (Monroe)

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
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We seem to be experiencing the resurrection of Marilyn Monroe. With last year’s preface of Michelle Williams in the film “My Week With Marilyn,” the

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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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Summer Fun—Watching Films Outdoors

Saturday, June 4th, 2011
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The drive-in is long gone, but we can still enjoy outdoor movies in the summertime. Bring a blanket, pack a picnic supper, gather a group

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Believing is Everything

Friday, October 29th, 2010
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In 1952, The King & I, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Paint Your Wagon, Summer and Smoke, and Gigi (starring 22 year-old Audrey Hepburn) opened on Broadway.

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