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3 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Jesus Christ Superstar coming to Witham

The Essex Group will be performing the powerful rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar from July 16 to 19 at the Witham Public Hall.

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Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Playbill

Fiasco Theater's Re-Imagined Into the Woods Plays Old Globe Beginning July 12

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods , which made its world premiere at The Old Globe in 1986, is presented in a re-imagined production at the San Diego theatre beginning July 12. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld , the acting company includes Jessie Austrian , Noah Brody , Matt Castle , Alison ... (more)

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Theater, Stephen Sondheim, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to Welcome Jazz and Classical Artists, 8/6-24

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, opens its 16th season on Wednesday, August 6 with the concert Inspired by Italy.

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Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Tchaikovsky, Arts, Literature, Schubert

InsideHalton.com

Nia Vardalos on theatre, 'Wedding' sequel

When Nia Vardalos first arrived at rehearsals for Theatre 20's "Company," she thought she had made a terrible mistake.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Nia Vardalos, Stephen Sondheim

The Orlando Sentinel

Lakeside Chamber Players host concert in honor of France's Bastille Day

Sunday's concert in honor of Bastille Day - France's Fourth of July - by the Lakeside Chamber Players will be quintessentially French, according to its founder, bassoonist Janet Harris.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Darius Milhaud

NBC29

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.

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Related Topix: Vanessa Mae, Inventions, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The News Tribune

Slovenia: Violinist's pre-Sochi ski results rigged

Competing at the Olympics for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn, using the surname of her Thai father, she finished last of 67 racers in the giant slalom.

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Related Topix: Vanessa Mae

Thegatewaynews.com

"Sweeney Todd' a wicked delight at Aurora theatre

It all comes together in a darkly delicious way in Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," which is now onstage at Aurora Community Theatre.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Stephen Sondheim, Twinsburg, OH, Entertainment

Wharfedale Observer

Concert club set for another season laden with quality acts

ILKLEY Concert Club announces the details of its 69th Season this week with the publication of the 2014/2015 season brochure.

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Related Topix: Schumann, Brahms, Arts, Opera, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Beethoven

Thu Jul 10, 2014

LA Weekly

They Were Supposed To Be the Next Arcade Fire

Star-crossed lovers, two heavily armed families vying for political dominance - long before Game of Thrones, Shakespeare branded the enduring appeal of these elements with Romeo and Juliet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Prokofiev, Sergei Prokofiev, Ballet, The Birthday Party, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Marin Independent Journal

Review: An enchanting, energetic 'Woods'

JESSICA PALOPOLI/SAN FRANCISCO PLAYHOUSE The Baker and his wife get frisky in the fairy tale-themed musical 'Into the Woods.'

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Stephen Sondheim

The Austin Chronicle

Austin Chamber Musical Festival Sixth Annual Pride Concert

On the list of gay and lesbian composers whose music is celebrated in the Austin Chamber Music Festival's annual Pride Concert, figures from the 20th and 21st centuries predominate which isn't surprising considering how recently Western culture has begun to remove the stigma around sexual orientation.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, George Frideric Handel

HeraldSun.com

REVIEW: "Griot Classique" a classical music migration

Malian native and Durham resident Mamadou Diabate took home a Grammy Award in 2009 for the Best Traditional World Music Album.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Mandela, Drama Movies

Music and Vision Daily

Classical Music News - The King's Consort

The King's Consort returns on disc to music by Henry Purcell, the composer whom the group has championed, across the world, for three decades.

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Batley Today

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, Opera, New York, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

Wed Jul 09, 2014

IBerkshires

Classical Beat: Tanglewood Offers Some Don't-Miss Concerts

The Jasper String Quartet will perform Saturday, July 12, at 8 p.m. in New Lebanon, N.Y., as part of the Concerts at Tannery Pond series.

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Related Topix: The String Quartet, New Lebanon, NY, Symphony, Arts, Opera, The Boston Pops, Chanticleer

Examiner.com

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' illuminates Starlight Theatre

American Idol winner Diana DeGarmo, alonside husband and American Idol top 10 finalist Ace Young, bring their singing and acting to the Starlight Theatre stage from July 8-13 for Andrew Lloyd Webber's popular show, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Drea American Idol winner Diana DeGarmo, alonside husband and American Idol top 10 finalist Ace ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ace, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Egypt

Berkshire Eagle

Canadian Brass performs musical blend at the Southern Vermont Arts Center

The sartorial get-up of the Canadian Brass -- tuxedoes and white running shoes -- fairly sum up the approach of this ensemble to their craft.

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Related Topix: The Canadian Brass, Brass., Big-Band, Bach, Fats Waller, Jazz, George Gershwin, Schumann

WHMI-FM Howell

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The Brighton Center for the Performing Arts was one of four Metro Detroit venues selected for a free DSO concert in October.

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Related Topix: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Livingston County, MI, Brighton, MI

This is Wiltshire

ATHLETICS: Greene back with a win

Greene, who lives near Melksham, was returning to action for his first race in just under a year after injury problems and finished in 49.89 seconds in Budapest.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England,

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