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Jersey Boys, The Film – More Drama, Less Music

Friday, June 20th, 2014
by on Playing Around

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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2014 Tony Awards – Here Come the Ladies

Sunday, June 8th, 2014
by on Playing Around

While there’s debate over how “Oscar” became the nickname for the Academy Award, it’s a fact that the Tony Award was named after Antoinette Perry,

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Just Jim Dale – Low Key and Charming

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Take a look at me, go on, a good look at me/Some years ago I didn’t know me elbow from me/Ask just simply anyone/Go on

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Smokey Joe’s Café – A Musical Celebration

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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When was the last time you saw a musical where the audience clapped and shouted out its approval in the middle of songs? That’s what

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Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward
Goes Back to Medieval Times for Henry IV

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Ann Hould-Ward remembers the exact moment she thought about becoming a costume designer, although, at age four, she did not yet have a title for

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If/Then – Confusing and Self Indulgent

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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According to press, friends Brian Yorkey (Book & Lyrics) and Tom Kitt (Music) of Next to Normal fame, wrote If/Then for Idina Menzel as she

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August: Osage County: Family Secrets in the Heartland

Friday, December 27th, 2013
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“Thank god we can’t tell the future; we’d never get out of bed” Hearing a full house erupt with applause when the credits start to

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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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