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Erica from America – Not Found

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
by on Living Around

For Korean adoptees searching for their birth families, it is more common not to find than to find. According to my conversation with Ellie at

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Louie

Unbroken: Laura Hillenbrand’s Story of Survival

Sunday, July 6th, 2014
by on Reading Around

World War II hero Louie Zamperini died on July 2, 2014. His life will soon be seen on the big screen in Angelina Jolie’s film

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Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein – Worthy Legends

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Arguably the most successful team in the history of musical theater, Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) ushered in what history recognizes as

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Broadway By The Year:
The Broadway Musicals of 1940-1964
– Testosterone Rules

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

One hundred years, one hundred songs, one hundred shows, one hundred performers. In its fourteenth season, Broadway By The Year continues its ambitious cavalcade with

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Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brian Stokes Mitchell: Quicksilver in Simply Broadway

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Brian Stokes Mitchell was born to act heroes. This tall, but slight, elegant, distractingly handsome man inhabits larger than life characters with ease and panache

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Burstein, Paulson

Talley’s Folly – A Captivating Two-Hander

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Danny Burstein has the audience at “hello.” Delivering a prologue that breaches the fourth wall with candid sincerity, the actor sweeps us up in Matt

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Just Not Scandalous Enough

Monday, November 19th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Any original Broadway play this year should get extra points just for not being a revival. Because of this, and because of the superb cast,

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Arena Stage Gala

Woman Around Town: Arena Stage’s Molly Smith—
Showcasing American Musicals and Plays

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

When The Music Man won the 1957 Tony Award, it beat out another musical heavyweight, Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. The two productions opened on

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