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Thursday | UnionLeader.com

War of words hits NH stage

The New London Barn Playhouse presents Cole Porter's play-within-a-play musical, “Kiss Me Kate,” Wednesday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 17. The production references Shakespeare's 16th-century story about a battle of wills durings a tumultuous courtship, as the cast and crew of a staging of the stage staple experience their own ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Daily Dish: 7/30/2014

Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released Sept.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Philly.com

Nellie McKay's unorthodox ways come to the Sellersville Theater

And her new show will do nothing to change that. McKay brings A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton to the Sellersville Theater on Sunday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

First Listen: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Sing 'Anything Goes' ...

Lady Gaga is showing off her jazzy side with the highly anticipated duets album with legendary crooner Tony Bennett , titled Cheek To Cheek .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: New LP Alan Broadbent Solo Piano "Just One of...

Just One Of Those Things shows very clearly: Broadbent is not only a highly acclaimed arranger and orchestra leader, two Grammy Awards as well as working with and his Quartet West, he demonstrated this emphatically.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Pasadena Playhouse Presents Kiss Me, Kate, 9/16-10/12, Save 20% on Tickets

Pasadena Playhouse presents Kiss Me, Kate from Sept. 16 to Oct. 12. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter , book by Bella and Samuel Spewack, and directed by Sheldon Epps .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Stereophile

Hot Bach

It seems like the Red Hot discs have been around forever, dutifully, as their longtime motto proclaims, "Fighting AIDS Through Popular Culture."

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Playbill

Wayne Brady Will Star in Pasadena Playhouse's Kiss Me, Kate

The multi-Emmy winner Wayne Brady will star as Fred/Petruchio in the 17 person cast of Kiss Me, Kate at Pasadena Playhouse opening Sept.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Flash Friday: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! Evita To 54 Below

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret residency kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone.

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The Daily Gazette

'Kiss Me Kate' coming to Sterling stage

Hunter Wolfe plays Fred Graham, and Kolten Conklen and Matt Mammosser play gangsters in Centennial Auditorium's presentation of "Kiss Me Kate," a happy marriage of Shakespearian play "The Taming of the Shrew" and the music of Cole Porter.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brandon Sun

18 artists to play Augustfest concert series

Widely recognized as one of Canada's premier summer music festivals, Augustfest is unique in featuring performers born in, educated in or living in western Manitoba.

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IcNetwork

Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's Hall

As part of the Welsh Proms, the jazz singer paid a visit to St David's Hall backed by the Capital City Jazz Orchestra on a steamy summer night and took the opportunity to showcase an array of big band and jazz classics, including Cole Porter's ode to our Welsh summer temperatures.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Berlin

UW-Waukesha presents classy 'Kiss Me, Kate'

The 1948 musical "Kiss Me, Kate" is a great way to get to know Shakespeare, as well as the music of Cole Porter, yet, surprisingly, the show is not often a choice of community theater groups.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead Kiss Me, Kate at BBC Proms This August

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter 's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

SummerKeys Brings Jazz to Lubec

Kent Hewitt, jazz pianist/composer and SummerKeys faculty member returns to the Lubec stage for the 11th season on July 16th for a solo concert of "Jazz Piano Stylings".

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Bill Campbell's successful speakeasy brings back the Jazz Age

Flappers, floozies, gangsters and other characters of the 1920s packed Miami's Magnum restaurant, inaugurating the restaurant's special Speakeasy night, and telescoped the 13 years between Prohibition and its repeal into one raucous, fun filled night.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14

This concert will give audiences a chance to meet Broadway and television star Linda Lavin up-close and personal as she recalls her roots in the theater, her love of torch songs, and a life-long obsession with the big bands of the 1940's.

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