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Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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The Academy Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on ABC Sunday, February 22, has evolved into nothing more than a rubber stamp. With so many

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Red Riding Hood

Disney’s Into the Woods Is Anything But Grimm

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Disney’s much anticipated Into the Woods open today, Christmas Day, but the Rob Marshall-helmed reworking of James Lapine’s play has already received a slew of

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Book Expo

Book Expo America – Three Days in May

Saturday, June 14th, 2014
by on Reading Around

The Book Expo America (BEA), the annual book lover’s dream event which just held court at the Jacob Javits Center is done, but the fragrance

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Ellen

Going for the Gold

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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This year Hollywood decided to delay handing out those gold statues while athletes were battling for gold medals in Sochi. The delay however has made

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Allison Daugherty –
Talented Actress with a Magical Voice

Friday, January 17th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Even if you haven’t seen Allison Daugherty on stage, you might have heard her voice in TV commercials (Royal Caribbean, American Express, L’Oreal, 3M, and

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Trio

August: Osage County: Family Secrets in the Heartland

Friday, December 27th, 2013
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“Thank god we can’t tell the future; we’d never get out of bed” Hearing a full house erupt with applause when the credits start to

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Estelle

Estelle Parsons Talks About Her Role
In Arena Stage’s The Velocity of Autumn

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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In 1993, Estelle Parsons played an elderly woman being sent to a nursing home by her children in Franz Xaver Kroetz’s Extended Forecast, which had

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Diane Namm

WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Diane Namm
Wears Three Hats – Writer-Director-Producer

Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Diane Namm is living proof that reading at an early age pays off big later in life. Growing up in Brooklyn, Diane was an avid

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