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Jason Alexander Will Step in for Mandy Patinkin at BSO's SuperPops Program

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has confirmed that due a schedule conflict resulting from participation in an upcoming Broadway production, Mandy Patinkin has withdrawn from his engagement with the Orchestra, slated for January 22 at The Music Center at Strathmore and January 23-25, 2015 at the Joseph Meyer hoff Symphony Hall.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newsday

Fiddler's 50-year stage appeal

The show's star Zero Mostel was a 'comedic genius' and 'extraordinarily inventive' but that talent ultimately became problematic, says Sheldon Harnick It's exactly half a century since the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof - among the most successful stage musicals written to date.

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Related Topix: Fiddler on the Roof, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening

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Charles Troy returns to the Wilmette Theatre

Charles Troy will present "Bernstein, Comden & Green's Two 'Town' Triumphs" Monday, August 4 at the Wilmette Theatre.

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Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, Bernstein, Classical, Easy-Listening

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Opera News

Leading a cast that features Alexandra Silber and Cheyenne Jackson,...

Silber, Vosk, Bullock, Hansen; C. Jackson, Vortmann, Markgraf; San Francisco Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Tilson Thomas.

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Examiner.com

Goodspeed's 'Fiddler' a delightful, intimate take on classic musical

' Fiddler on the Roof ' refashioned as a chamber musical? How could this Broadway behemoth possibly be repackaged to fit on the Goodspeed Opera House's smallish stage, where it is playing now through September 12? In actuality, all it took was some insightful refocusing by director Rob Ruggiero , with the net result being a "Fiddler on the Roof" as ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

3000 Miles Off-Broadway Musicals Presents Doris & Me: the Doris Day Songbook!, Now thru 8/3

This special engagement will be presented today, July 24 through August 3, 2014, with a Special Gala Opening July 23 to benefit the Doris Day Animal Foundation.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, North-Hollywood, CA, quirky, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 7/20/2014

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony 7/26-7/27/2014 If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Easy-Listening, Theater, Arts, Musical Movies, Xanadu, The World, Olivia Newton-John

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 7/20/2014

SUNSET BOULEVARD Merchants Hall Productions 7/17-7/26/2014 SUNSET BOULEVARD weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CTNow.com

Goodspeed's 'Fiddler on the Roof' A Fitting Tribute

First impressions : What's not to like? It's one of Goodspeed's finest and most intimate productions, treating the show not as an institutionalized classic but, miracle of miracles, rather as a vital and human story of family, faith and a simple man's struggle with a fast-changing world.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

Kristen Chenoweth, Little Big Town to headline Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

The voices of Broadway singers, country bands, a capella groups and more will echo from the Pier Six Pavilion in honor of the National Anthem's bicentennial in September.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: Sondra Lee Visits Gas Lamp Academy of Performing Arts' Peter Pan

Broadway and television actress, Sondra Lee , made a special trip to Glen Ridge to have a talkback with the cast of Gas Lamp Academy of Performing Arts's Peter Pan on Tuesday, July 15. Sondra Lee originated the role of Tiger Lilly in the 1954 Broadway production of Peter Pan as well as the 1955, 1956 and 1960 television broadcasts of Peter Pan ... (more)

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening, Mary Martin, Theater, Arts

Vancouver Courier

Movie review: Knightley and Ruffalo play nice in Begin Again

Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo make beautiful music together in Begin Again, which bears more than a passing resemblance to the 2006 smash hit Once.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at West Side Story, Coming to The Marlowe Theatre Tonight

West Side Story, one of the most successful stage shows of all time, is at The Marlowe Theatre next month.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 7/13/2014

ANNIE JR FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 5/9-7/16/2014 Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals.

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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! Teen dancers Brooke and Paige Hyland and their mother Kelly Hyland, all from Lifetime's popular 'Dance Moms' TV series, will host a meet-and-greet event for fans at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 13 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: This American Life, Entertainment, Television, Easy-Listening, Arts, Dance, Ballet

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The Greatest Villain of All Time: Oscar Winner Christopher Walken Will Star in NBC's Peter Pan Live

Who's the swiniest swine in the world? Oscar winner and Tony nominee Christopher Walken will headline NBC's previously announced Peter Pan Live!.

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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/13/2014

WE WILL ROCK YOU The 5th Avenue Theatre 7/8-7/15/2014 In its 11th smash year in London, with productions having occurred all over the world -Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Canada, and Austria to name a few- WE WILL ROCK YOU, featuring the music of QUEEN, comes to North America for ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Tanglewood: Sunday in The Shed with George

LENOX When Jason Alexander makes his first-ever Tanglewood appearance Sunday afternoon at 2 with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra, the occasion promises to be more than the mere crossover of an off-the-wall television character actor experimenting with a little song and dance on a leisurely summer day.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jason Alexander, Jerry Seinfeld, Los Angeles, CA, Easy-Listening, Theater, Arts

CTNow.com

'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings

A Broadway musical about a Jewish shtetl, a Russian pogrom and a poor milkman who talks to God? Sounds crazy, no? "To us it was simply the next show to do," says Sheldon Harnick, who wrote the lyrics to the show that would become the beloved international classic "Fiddler on the Roof."

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Playbill

Watch Sailors of On the Town Revival Take Over NYC in Joyful "New York, New York" Video

Tony Yazbeck , Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves , who will star as the three sailors on a day-long shore leave who take on the Big Apple in the Broadway revival of On the Town , took to the streets of New York City recently for this joyful new video.

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Related Topix: Johnson, NY, Easy-Listening, Classical, New York Philharmonic

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