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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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I’m Still Here: A Profile of Jean-Claude Baker

Monday, May 9th, 2011
by on Living Around

“Good times and bum times, I’ve seen them all/And, my dear, I’m still here.” Stephen Sondheim – from Follies Jean-Claude Baker, the adopted son of American

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Woman Around Town: Hilary Kole—Jazz is Her Bailiwick

Monday, February 21st, 2011
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Twenty-one year-old Hilary Kole attended The Manhattan School of Music as a Jazz Commercial Composition major, one of three program auditions she passed with flying

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Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Town Hall—
Ultimate Open Mike To Bring Out the Stars

Monday, February 14th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Jim Caruso was born an only child in Pittsburgh. “I would watch the Osmonds’ Christmas Show and break into tears,” he says with a laugh.

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Anastasia Khitruk–Heavenly Strings

Sunday, June 28th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

When Anastasia Khitruk was a toddler she fell in love—-with Johann Sebastian Bach. “I was allowed to go to concerts at a very young age,

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