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BWW Reviews: CCT's the Wizard of Oz Pays Homage to Iconic Film

From the moment you hear the first iconic strains of Arlen and Harburg's OZ score, you know you're not in Kansas anymore.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th ...

The fourth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit , Sarah Dash , Rory O'Malley Julia Murney , Erin McKeown and Gabrielle Stravelli .

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Hollywood Reporter

'Mrs. Doubtfire': Robin Williams' Clever Combination of Prosthetics

"Today" aired a 1993 interview on Thursday that revealed the Scottish nanny's inspiration is a blend of Margaret Hamilton, Margaret Thatcher and Julia Child.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Helen Flanagan channels her inner Dorothy as she attends...

You're a long way from Kansas! Helen Flanagan channels her inner Dorothy as she attends interactive Easter egg hunt in demure gingham dress She was in good company as she made her way into the Knightsbridge branch of Harvey Nichols on Tuesday evening - but the Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow had clearly been given the night off.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: the Wizard of Oz Flies into Durham

It's become an unquestioned reality of childhood in America that we all grow up knowing the story.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Bobs Slacktime Funhouse: Rev. Susie the Floozie's 'INSECTS and the Single Girl'!, Segment 1

Tonight it's a House SWARMING!! Yes, we're going total bugfuck as spring shifts into high gear and the goddamned bugs come out for their annual INFESTival! You betcher dicks there's gonna be ticks, and frickin' flies ain't no surprise! Grasshoppers and crickets--that's the ticket, to bring you to your knees with beetles and bees! And we'll add some ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canada.com

How the MGM lion got its roar

Leo the Lion roars on the podium during his paw print ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater celebrating the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio's 90th anniversary on January 22, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

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Examiner.com

The Flaws of Oz

You've seen the movie dozens of times, maybe more. " The Wizard of Oz " is a family classic, and around our household it's a favorite movie.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

'The Wizard of Oz' showing at Thalian Hall

One of Hollywood's greatest achievements, "The Wizard of Oz" turned 75 last year.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The George Towner

Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney: No Small Life

Elizabeth Webster, staffer for the District Council, with Mickey Rooney in March during the Academy Awards weekend in Los Angeles.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Photos: Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney, shown here in 2002 attending the wedding of Liza Minelli and David Gest, died on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the age of 93. He spent his entire life as an entertainer, and he was the top American movie star during the late 1930s while he was still in his teens.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Wave

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at age 93

Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died Sunday at his North Hollywood home.

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USA Today

Ding-dong! In this tale, it's Dorothy who must die

It's possible that the old Wicked Witch of the West had a point. Debuting novelist Danielle Paige fantastically flips the fantasy script on the wonderful land of Oz and its denizens in Dorothy Must Die, the Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Huffington Post

Cyndl Lauper's 'She Bop' Was Inspired By Gay Porn Magazine Blueboy

To mark the 30th anniversary of her smash album, " She's So Unusual ," Cyndi Lauper revealed the surprise gay inspiration behind her then-controversial single, "She Bop."

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

'Wizard of Oz' production is fresh, thrilling and still heartwarming

The storyline for The Wizard of Oz , which opened Tuesday night at the Walton Arts Center, follows that of the 1939 movie that generations have seen time and again.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Miss Gulch Returns! Kicks Off Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above ...

Table & Stage in beautiful Hillcrest are excited to announce a new collaboration in 2014, presenting for the first time ever performances of Diversionary's adventurous Cabaret series in San Diego's premier Dinner Theatre! with book, music and lyrics by Fred Barton, and featuring Diversionary and San Diego favorite Tony Houck as the title character.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Patch.com

Wizard of Oz - Performed by Oak Hill Academy

Mrs. Devivo, Drama Teacher at Oak Hill Academy, directed a fantastic performance of the 2014 School Play: "The Wizard of Oz" .

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MTV

The Flaming Lips' New Album Isn't The Only Way You Can Remix 'The Wizard Of Oz'

It's been 75 years since Judy Garland kicked down the Yellow Brick Road, which means that we have all of 2014 to celebrate that glory that is the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," based on the book by L. Frank Baum.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Denver Post

Review: Judy Garland after the rainbow wasn't enough

Tari Kelly as Judy Garland and Jonas Cohen as her accompanist, Anthony, in the Arvada Center's regional premiere of "End of the Rainbow."

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WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Local theater played host to original 'The Wizard of Oz' premiere

The Wizard of Oz opened in theaters 75 years ago. But before it went nationwide, it was shown at the historic Strand Theater in Oconomowoc.

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