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Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Jackie Hoffman gets entrance applause!! That just tells me that some things are right in the world, even with all the daily head-slapping news. Of course, this is due mostly to her big role in TV’s Feud as Joan Crawford maid Mamacita, but she is just as much fun as the permanently sozzled Mrs. 192 more words

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Hairspray Jr by the Bowie Community Theatre, May 5-14

Hairspray Jr by the Bowie Community Theatre, May 5-14

Bowie Community Theatre Youth Theatre Program
Hairspray Jr
Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. 144 more words

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Broadway Review: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' The Musical

It’s hard to predict how grownups might feel about this inflated musical adapted from previous stage and film treatments of Roald Dahl’s beloved novel, “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.” (There’s scant evidence that anyone went back to the original 1964 book for inspiration.) Savvy kids, however, might stage a revolt after seeing how the uncanny darkness of Dahl’s imagination has been lightened and brightened in helmer Jack O’Brien’s mechanized production. 357 more words

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Your showtune for April 4 is

“You Can’t Stop the Beat” – Hairspray

Music: Marc Shaiman   Lyrics: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman

Martin Luther King Jr. died on this day in 1968 for standing up for the change he believed in.  43 more words

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First Look: Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns is in production in London. Directed by in production in London, the film stars Emily Blunt in the iconic role along with Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Emily Mortimer and Julie Walters. 137 more words

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NEWS: Hairspray will Embark on New UK Tour from August 2017

Following the huge popularity of this year’s tour, the musical will head off on another UK tour from August 2017, opening at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre.  308 more words