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Theatre Review: Gypsy, Savoy Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

My thoughts: Well-polished performances all-round and a stand out performance by Imelda Staunton. On the surface, this show promises to be a light-hearted and enjoyable night out. 1,136 more words

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ANTHONY TOMMASINI RATTLES ME

Today the New York Times published an excellent dialog between its classical music critic and avowed musical theater enthusiast Anthony Tommasini and its pop music critic Joe Caramanica about the musical… 865 more words

Musical

Is “Porgy & Bess” Racist?

I have always been a staunch defender of “Porgy & Bess” as the quintessential American opera. It deserves a place in the standard repertoire alongside “La Bohème” and “Carmen.” Many argue that Gershwin failed to cohesively merge Jazz, Gospel, Blues, and 20th century Bergian atonality into the conventions of a great opera. 1,360 more words

Opera

Company #3 - First Read Through

We had the first read-through/meet and greet last night for the show. I’m not sure if other directors feel it, but I’m always nervous before we get started because what if it’s revealed that I made a HORRIBLE choice and now I’m saddled with someone who’s totally wrong for the part?! 212 more words

Directing

Merrily We Roll Along Toward Fall Gardening

Theater

Our area is rich in talent. On Sunday, Laura, my husband and I went to the Oxford Community Center to see Merrily We Roll Along… 379 more words

Sondheim Meets Springsteen: Prefab Sprout's From Langley Park To Memphis

Kitchenware/CBS Records, released 14th March 1988

8/10

Bought: Our Price Richmond 1988

Prefab go Pop! There are big-name guest spots (Stevie Wonder, Pete Townshend), gospel choirs, an orchestra and Deacon Blue’s producer.  602 more words

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Today’s Elite 8+ > FRIDAY / AUGUST 21, 2015

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