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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Two

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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And just as I thought I had said my farewell to the illusive Kate Shippen Roosevelt, I was about to make her acquaintance again. Little

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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week One

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Sharon Hazard first met Kate Shippen Roosevelt in a photo inside an old and exclusive tennis club in Rumson, New Jersey. Intrigued, she researched and

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Residents of Lillian Booth Actors Fund Home:
Still Stage Struck and Still Dreaming

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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On November 18th and 19th the DOC NYC presented a reflective reel of feature documentaries at its film festival, the largest in the United States. The

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From Here to Here: Richard McGuire Makes a Book

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Every year, throughout the 1960s, 70s and early 80s, Richard McGuire’s parents took a Christmas photo of him and his four siblings, always on the

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Playwright Robert Caisley Talks About the Art of Writing

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) in Long Branch, New Jersey is currently presenting Robert Caisley’s new play, Lucky Me directed by the theater’s Artistic

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Jersey Boys, The Film – More Drama, Less Music

Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Clint Eastwood brings the long-running, Tony Award-winning musical about the Four Seasons to the big screen, but his version plays up the darker side of

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The Art of Love, Into the Labyrinth

Friday, March 28th, 2014
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The Art of Love, Into the Labyrinth was presented by Voice Afire on Saturday, March 22nd at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City.

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Freda Payne as Ella: First Lady of Song

Friday, January 24th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Freda Payne remembers the first time she met Ella Fitzgerald. “It was the late 60s in New York,” she says. “Ella was appearing in a

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