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1 hr ago | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Rochelle's Alan Irwin Menken

Menken, a musical theater and film composer and pianist, was born July 22, 1949.

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Arts, Walt Disney, Vocal, Oscars

5 hrs ago | Philly.com

Movie tells a story of collaboration and differences

As he recorded the uneasy first meeting between two groups of students, the Doylestown resident experienced the same anxiety evident among them.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Review: 'Shrek' a delightful romp at Tri-Valley Rep

There have been a good number of "Shrek" productions over the past several months, with companies finding fresh and vibrant new ways to stage the musical adapted from the DreamWorks movies.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Examiner.com

Only 5 performances of 'Fame - the Musical' will be in JAX

FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase and The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts are proud to present the 9th Annual High School Summer Musical Theater Experience! This year, participants will perform "FAME - The Musical".

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Related Topix: Arts, Jacksonville, FL

Examiner.com

Only 5 performances of 'Fame - the Musical' will be in JAX

Jasmine Walters and ensemble of FAME - THE MUSICAL, put on by the High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience.

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Related Topix: Arts, Jacksonville, FL

Cape Gazette

Benefit concert to support homeless shelter at Epworth UMC Aug. 16

A concert to benefit The Immanuel Shelter will be presented at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Theater, Arts, Weather, Sussex County, DE, Smith College

BroadwayWorld.com

Children's Musical Theater San Jose Presents Side Show at Montgomery Theater, 7/25 - 8/3

Straight off the musical sheets of Grammy award winning composer Henry Krieger , CMT San Jose will present another of his musical works, Side Show, running July 25 to August 3 at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

LaGrange Daily News

'A funny, light-hearted, good show'

Man in Chair, played by Sam Bolar, left, looks at his vinyl record of 'The Drowsy Chaperone' with the cast behind him.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Arts, Dance, Theater

NJ.com

Top 5 NY shows this week: John Lithgow, Patti LuPone, John Luther Adams

John Luther Adams at Lincoln Center - Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Luther Adams debuts his latest work "Sila: The Breath of the World" with top contemporary performers in the Hearst Plaza in free performances on Friday and Saturday presented by Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the Mostly Mozart Festival, lcoutofdoors.com Patti LuPone at 54 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MLive.com

20 years of 'Week After Art Fair Song Fest'

"Since there is such a variety of art at the Ann Arbor Art Fair, why not follow it with a variety of music?" pianist Kevin Bylsma says of Kerrytown Concert House's annual "Week After Art Fair Song Fest," on July 22 through July 25 this year.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Classical, Arts, Bowling Green State University, Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Main Stage to present 'Kiss Me Kate'

Actors from majoring in musical theater. "I have never directed a play before," Banes said.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

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The Baltimore Sun Susan Reimer column [The Baltimore Sun :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Just like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I slipped down an Internet rabbit hole and I found myself face to face with Collabro, a musical theater boy band from Britain.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, The Monkees

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Entertaining 'Musical of Musicals' plays on Broadway's appeal

Suzanne Snyder, Tyler Andrus, Jesse Cayne and Megan Perkins are the song-slinging cast of the entertaining "Musical of Musicals: The Musical," running through July 26 at Anchorage Community Theatre.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Theater, Arts, Sports

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek of Elizabeth Stanley & More in Pittsburgh CLO's CATS

Take a look at Pittsburgh CLO 's production of CATS, opening tonight ! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber 's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage.

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Related Topix: Music!, Tony Awards, Theater, Arts, Pennsylvania

The Two River Times

7/19- Annual Highlands Singers Concert Sunday at AH Harbor

The Highlands Community Singers will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at the gazebo in the municipal yacht harbor.

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Related Topix: Highlands, NJ, Arts, Theater

Folio Weekly

'Rent' Still Relevant 20 Years Later

Mimi , who is an HIV-positive junkie working as an exotic dancer, is Roger's girlfriend in "Rent."

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Related Topix: 9, Jonathan Larson, Theater, Arts, HIV/AIDS, Health, East Village (New York, NY)

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look at Nymf's the Snow Queen with Eryn...

The audiences have warmed up to THE SNOW QUEEN, a rousing new musical in The New York Musical Theater Festival .

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BroadwayWorld.com

Public Theater's a Second Chance Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores Next Month

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of A SECOND CHANCE online and in stores August 5. The show has music, lyrics and book by Ted Shen and was directed by Jonathan Butterell.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Yale University, Arlington, VA

Patch.com

Free Children's Theater: 'Beauty And The Beast' at Tobay Parks

Looking for activities for the kids? A production of "Beauty And The Beast" is coming to a Town of Oyster Bay park near you, providing live musical theater, with free admission.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Oyster Bay, NY, Arts, Massapequa, NY, Glenwood Landing, NY, Old Bethpage, NY

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Vanilla Box revives adult summer theater at Holy Name

During summers in Worcester in the 1980s and '90s, "the hill" on Granite Street used to be alive with the sound of musical theater.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Worcester, MA, Holden, MA, Boylston, MA, West Boylston, MA

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