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A Life In Her Day – Comedic Charm

Monday, October 7th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Hilary has big dreams and a bigger imagination. Wakened by her puppy (puppet) in a vertically staged bed, she extricates herself like Alice falling into

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Terry O'Neill

WAT’s Proust Questionnaire:
Terry O’Neill Blazing a Trail for Women

Friday, May 17th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

A woman’s work is never done: thank goodness for Terry O’Neill. A feminist attorney, professor, and activist for social justice, Terry was elected president of the

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Fly Me to the Moon: A Truly Original Black Comedy

Sunday, September 16th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Eighty-five year old Davey McGee is an ailing pensioner tended, in his small, Belfast, bungalow, by working class caregivers Frances and Loretta. The only pleasures

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Auditions

Zoe’s Auditions Are All About Trial and Triumph

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
by on Playing Around

“A big shot is a little shot that just keeps shooting.” Wishes and dreams come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and it’s funny

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Laughter Alert: Forbidden Broadway Alive and Kicking

Friday, September 7th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Attention Broadway theater denizens! After a three year hiatus, the inimitable Gerard Alessandrini, master of “arsenic and rhyme,” Al Hirschfeld with a poison pen, is

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Irene

In Vibrant Color: Harry Warnecke’s Celebrity Photos

Thursday, August 30th, 2012
by on Playing Around

We are now so accustomed to seeing color photographs in newspapers and magazines, that it’s hard to remember a time when black and white images

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Bass-Steve Doyle; KT Sullivan

1911- It Was a Very Good Year- a Centenary Celebration

Monday, November 14th, 2011
by on Playing Around

When KT Sullivan throws a party, it’s standing room only. Friday night, the Metropolitan Room is abuzz with friends, family, and avid devotees-many in the

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Lucy

Lucille Ball—Queen of Comedy

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Jamestown, New York on August 6, celebrated the 100th birthday of its most famous daughter, Lucille Ball, who died in 1989 at the age of

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