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Woman Around Town: Carole J. Bufford –
Happiest On Stage

Monday, January 7th, 2013
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In Lincolnton, the one-stoplight Georgia town where everyone knew everyone else, Carole J. Bufford was the four year-old who spontaneously stood on a church pew

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Woman Around Town: Mary Bridget Davies’ Dream Role
One Night with Janis Joplin at Arena Stage

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Mary Bridget Davies is living out a lifelong dream: performing on stage the music of one of her most beloved singers, Janis Joplin, in One

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Summer Sequins

Saturday, July 21st, 2012
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Save the Liza Minnelli look for autumn/winter. Summer sequins are lighter in color and weight, mixed with fabrics that move, rather than simply fall and/or

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All I Ever Want Is You And Music, Music, Music

Friday, May 11th, 2012
by on Reading Around

There are some great new CDs that celebrate the fabulous music of Broadway and TV. As I write, ONCE has received more Tony nominations than

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Believing In Judy-ism

Friday, April 20th, 2012
by on Playing Around

The immediate question that must be asked when discussing End of the Rainbow is whether or not it will have an appeal to those who

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Linda Evans—A Real Life Krystle Carrington

Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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Linda Evans was the original “Good Wife.” As Dynasty‘s Krystle Carrington, the blond, angelic second wife of tycoon Blake Carrington, played by the debonair John Forsythe,

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Cast Party—An Embarrassment of Riches

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
by on Playing Around

Jim Caruso threw a party and everyone came. What can you say about a program that opens with Chita Rivera and ends with Liza Minelli?

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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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