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Kate Baldwin

Friday, May 16th, 2014
by on Playing Around

There’s a girl in the backyard bangin’ on a drum/Sitting in a junkpile laughing at the sun/ Singing ah ah ah, I just wanna be

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Big Fish Really Is a Whale of a Show

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Big Fish is the grand Broadway musical for which we’ve been yearning. It has sizable production numbers, hummable songs, and most of all, an extraordinary

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The Music Man Puts a Song in Your Step.

Friday, May 25th, 2012
by on Playing Around

There comes a point in the second act of The Music Man, now playing at Arena Stage, where the audience found itself spontaneously clapping hands

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

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

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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Show Biz CDs Feature A Saint,
Two Talented Sisters, And So Much More

Thursday, September 8th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The new Fall Season in theater, music, and dance is about to explode. I’ve got some great CDs and the playbook of a Broadway hit

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Sometimes, It’s Magic: Kate Baldwin & Sheldon Harnick

Thursday, March 10th, 2011
by on Playing Around

“Dear Friend, Dear Mr. Harnick,” begins the very pretty, very pregnant Kate Baldwin, pen in hand, paraphrasing her suggestion they share an evening onstage. “All

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A Rainbow Appears on Broadway

Friday, October 30th, 2009
by on Playing Around

This is what great musical theater was meant to be. From the swell of the overture—remember overtures?—deftly conducted by Rob Berman, to an ovation for

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