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A Delicious Sweeney Todd at Lincoln Center

Friday, March 7th, 2014
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They seemed regal when they took the stage. The ensemble entered in appropriately dark and somber clothing suitable to blending into the background—strong men and

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Bruce Dow

Bruce Dow – Having Fun at The Forum

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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For Bruce Dow, the third time’s the charm. The first time he performed the role of Pseudolus in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s production of A

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Jan Maxwell –
Broadway’s Best to Rule in The Castle

Friday, June 21st, 2013
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Jan Maxwell is Broadway royalty, only one of two actresses in history (the other is Angela Lansbury) to receive a Tony nomination in all four

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Remembering Mabel & Bobby

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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“I’m Throwing a Ball Tonight,” KT Sullivan sang, sashaying with a touch of Mae West’s “old paprika.” And so she was. In celebration of the

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Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Let me just begin by saying this was one of the most difficult pieces I’ve ever had to write. This is not because the works

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21 Lucia Brizzi, Parker Leventer - Photo by Brian Hashimoto

Snow White Zombie: Apocalypse
A Brainy Feast for the Horror Fandom

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
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Since the zombie subset of the creature feature genre is my very favorite, I was excited indeed to see Brent Lengel’s dark and delightful (if

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Into the Woods: Broadly Misconceived, Still Potent

Monday, August 13th, 2012
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Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods is an intimate show with profound ideas (and unflagging black humor). Characters must be our focus. The more complicated the

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Even Stephen: Liz Callaway & Friends
Sing Flaherty, Schwartz, and Sondheim

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Broadway Baby Liz Callaway lit up 43rd Street Monday night celebrating three of the most talented song writers in the business: Stephen Flaherty (with lyricist

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