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Saturday Night – Jaunty and Sweet

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Saturday Night would have been 23 year-old Stephen Sondheim’s 1954 Broadway debut but for its lead producer’s unexpected death.  Over the years, the musical has

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What Did You Do With Your Sunday Evening?
NYC Cabaret Festival II

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Another loose ends August Sunday evening, another 25 vocalists (two shows). Who says Manhattan’s sleepy at the end of a weekend? 54Below Director of Original

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Simon Green: So, This Then Is Life

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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What would you write to your younger self ? Dear Me, you might start, I’m writing this to you from years ahead…/ You’ll be pleased

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49 ½ Shades of Graae – GO! You’ll Thank Me

Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Battling a heavy curtain for access, Jason Graae executes a perfect, Chaplinesque pratfall onto the stage. No, don’t look at me-Please, not just yet/.Why am

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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 – 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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