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18 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: PRC's ASSASSINS Brings a Killer Story to Chapel Hill

Having made its debut Off-Broadway in 1990 and bowing on Broadway in 2004, Assassins is the creative musical telling of the lives of the most notorious killers of American presidents, as well as those who had varying degrees of success in their attempts at the life of a president.

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Related Topix: Lee Harvey Oswald, Classical

6 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Press conference to announce FAIRfest lineup

The plans and lineup for FAIRfest, Fairfield's free three-day music and sustainability festival, will be announced at a public press conference at 10 a.m. April 24 in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Classical, Fairfield, IA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Barn Players Present Sondheim's FOLLIES, Now thru 5/4

The Stephen Sondheim landmark stage musical "FOLLIES" premieres this evening April 18th and plays through Sunday matinee May 4th at The Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission.

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Related Topix: Classical

The Washington Post

a Act Onea pallid affair

As "Act One" would have it, no love is quite so intense and tempestuous as that between a playwright and his play.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Brooklyn, NY, US News, US Politics

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Previews: a Little Night Music comes to the Off Center Theatre, 5/8

A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim marks the largest cast to appear for the Spinning Tree Theatre in Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Classical, Kansas City, MO

BroadwayWorld.com

PlayMakers Awarded NEA Art Works Grant for 2014 Repertory Productions

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that PlayMakers Repertory Company will receive a $50,000 NEA Art Works grant for its fall 2014 repertory productions.

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Related Topix: National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations, Theater, Arts, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Classical

CTNow.com

Meryl We Roll Along Quiz

For nearly 40 years, Meryl Streep has been making her mark on stage, screen and television, becoming a familiar presence in our entertainment lives.

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Related Topix: New Haven, CT, Classical, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentSondheim's - Passion' finds a home at Ion

One reason is its devilishly difficult score by Stephen Sondheim. Another is the acting chops required of its singers.

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Related Topix: Classical, San Diego, CA, Theater, Arts

Ghanamma.com

Meryl Streep Learned To Rap For Her Witchy Role In Into The Woods! Remix That Sondheim Ishhh

Meryl Streep TOTALLY learned to rap for Rob Marshall 's upcoming film adaption of Stephen Sondheim 's musical Into the Woods -and we couldn't be more excited! In a recent interview, Meryl's co-star James Corden spilled the rapping beans, revealing the star's new rhyming prowess has only helped her impeccable enunciation abilities! James described ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, James Corden

Wed Apr 16, 2014

North Denver Tribune

Curtain Breaks in New Space with Into the Woods

Curtain Playhouse has faced difficulties this year, losing what they had thought would be their long term home at the Highland Event Center.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Classical, Music!, Tony Awards

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vernon Secondary students go Into the Woods

Vernon Secondary School students Megan Van Den Maagdenberg as Little Red Riding Hood , Megan Fretz as Jack's mom, Kory Kury as Jack, Jack Spence as the Mysterious Man, Morgan Applegath as the Baker, and Mikenna Marshall as the witch star in the school's presentation of Into the Woods Jr. Fans of TV fantasy-dramas Once Upon a Time and Grimm will see ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical

San Diego CityBEAT

Mandate Memories' and mystery at North Coast Rep

Singing in English as well as a number of South African languages, the two-time Grammy Award-winning choir fuses traditional African gospel music-complete with occasional clicks and bird songs-with Western songs of celebration.

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Related Topix: Solana Beach, CA, Classical, Downtown (New York, NY), Vista, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Queen of England Makes Angela Lansbury a Dame

Stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury was just honored by the Queen, as she officially became a dame earlier today at Windsor Castle.

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Related Topix: Murder, She Wrote, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Angela Lansbury, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Classical

Independent Weekly

The Bluest Eye reveals how good kids are at soaking up and channeling pettiness and prejudice

Novelist Toni Morrison agrees. In her harrowing novel THE BLUEST EYE , she reveals how good kids are at soaking up and channeling an environment of pettiness and prejudice.

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Related Topix: Classical

Real Clear Politics

Death Comes for the Regulated

"The dinosaurs surviving the crunch" was how Stephen Sondheim described women living an outdated lifestyle and grimly aware that "everybody dies."

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Related Topix: Classical

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Five plays to see this spring and summer

Colm Feore follows in the footsteps of such legends as William Hutt in playing King Lear at the Stratford Festival this year.

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Related Topix: Colm Feore, Classical

BroadwayWorld.com

Black Sapphire Productions to Present Liz Robertson in Songs from My Trunk, April 20

Black Sapphire Productions presents Liz Robertson's Songs From My Trunk, directed by Sarah Ingram and musically directed by Chris Walker.

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Related Topix: Classical

Broadway

Odds & Ends: Kathie Lee Gifford Heads Into The Woods, How to 'Let It...

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kathie Lee Gifford is Heading Into The Woods We'll drink to this! Today Show co-host and wine connoisseur Kathie Lee Gifford will voice the role of the Giant's Wife in an upcoming D.C. area production of Into the Woods .

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Kathie Lee Gifford, Classical, Herndon, VA

Star Tribune

TV picks for April 16:  "Touching the Wild," "Six By Sondheim," "Unusually Thicke"

Naturalist Joe Hutto could be the closest thing we have to Dr. Doolittle. He previously embedded himself with wild turkey chicks and bighorn sheep.

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Related Topix: Classical, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Ringwald to Present Into the Woods, 5/2-6/2

Nearing the end of a season devoted to words and stories, it only makes sense to close with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's seminal musical INTO THE WOODS.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical

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