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If this doesn't raise your spirits, the Nazis win

By Richard Ades

Love is more important than art, a character proclaims during a key moment from An American in Paris. While that’s undoubtedly true, it’s art that makes the musical so memorable. 620 more words

An American In Paris

If this doesn't raise your spirits, the Nazis win

By Richard Ades

Love is more important than art, a character proclaims during a key moment from An American in Paris. While that’s undoubtedly true, it’s art that makes the musical so memorable. 624 more words

Theater

What do 'Waitress' and 'The Band's Visit' have in common?

By Richard Ades

The transition from the screen to the stage is a tricky one. There have been a few triumphs, but the results are more often disappointing. 841 more words

Theater

Carole King musical is a tapestry of nostalgic sights and sounds

By Richard Ades

Pop memories mix with Broadway pizzazz in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

The titular singer-songwriter won multiple Grammys in 1971 with… 659 more words

Theater

Beautiful 

Last night Kish and I hit the Ohio Theatre to see the traveling production of Beautiful, a show that tells the story of the life and music of Carole King that, in the process, sounds larger themes about American music and the ’60s. 390 more words

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