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Consider Yourself At Home

Sunday, August 18th, 2013
by on Playing Around

I was standing in the lobby of the Westchester Broadway Theatre when it struck me what a perfect choice the current production, Oliver!, is for

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John Fischer, Carole J Bufford, Christina Biano, Scott Coulter, opening

11:00 O’Clock Numbers at 7:00 O’Clock – Polished Fun

Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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An 11:00 o’clock number is meant to rouse musical theater audiences who might be flagging towards the end of a show. Traditionally these pull out

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

Monday, January 7th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

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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Les Misérables – Entertaining But Not a Revolution

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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The new film version of Les Misérables is so poorly made, that it really shouldn’t be as enjoyable as it turns out to be. It’s

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An Intimate Affair…A Man, a Woman,
and the American Songbook

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Amanda King and T. Oliver Reid met a year ago and were drawn to each other’s vocal style. An Intimate Affair is broken up into

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Woman Around Town: Melanie Moyer Williams—
Addressing Social Issues Through Theater

Monday, October 17th, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

Melanie Moyer Williams, Executive Artistic Director of the philanthropic Red Fern Theatre Company, believes that theater can change the world. Through its productions and outreach, the

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Craig Pomranz: A Born Entertainer

Monday, October 11th, 2010
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“I’m a born entertainer. When I open the frig and the light comes on, I burst into song.” Robbie Williams, British Pop Star Craig Pomranz

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Chelsea Clark and Catherine Amore: Aspiring Actresses

Monday, July 5th, 2010
by on Living Around

All too often, we only hear about actresses once they “made it big” in blockbuster films and their faces are plastered all over billboards. Naturally,

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