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Staged right: Canadian theatre needs to be about people's lives, director says (with video)

Theatre in Canada needs a major reality check according to Patrick McDonald, the director of Moss Park, the George F. Walker play kicking off 2015 at his old stomping ground the Great Canadian Theatre Company. 710 more words

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Early Bert Williams Film Added to the National Film Registry

The 2014 National Film Registry list has been released and among the films to be preserved is an early feature-length unreleased film by Bert Williams, a vaudeville performer, and the first African-American to headline on Broadway. 396 more words

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Guitarist Film Composer, George Walker

George Walker grew up in a rock and roll era and was influenced by hit records and the guitar solos they provided. He enjoys playing smooth blues jazz. 145 more words

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FROM VAUDVILLE TO BROADWAY (1903)

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The year is 1903. Bert Williams and George Walker were African-American song and dance men – the very first Black “Superstars”. 58 more words

Berio, Walker, Ran

- An extraordinary event in Philadelphia today, Friday, and Saturday:  performances of all 14 Sequenzas of Berio, presented by Bowerbird. More info here… 32 more words

The big 40: GCTC moves into middle age with 'intelligent, funny, socially engaged theatre'

When the Great Canadian Theatre Company opens its 40th season on Sept. 16 with The Boy in The Moon, Emil Sher’s stage adaptation of Ian Brown’s book of the same name, dogs shouldn’t be an issue. 837 more words

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