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4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

More than wishes transform characters in 'Into the Woods'

The idea of transformation - what happens after the "happily ever after" ending for beloved fairy-tale characters - drives the plot of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods," now receiving a spirited production at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Cedar City, UT

8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Henegar Center for the Arts' 2014-15 season

The Henegar Center for the Arts' 2014-2015 season will feature six musicals on the Henegar Mainstage, two intimate plays in the Upstairs venue, and a New Works Playwright's Festival at the Melbourne venue.

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Related Topix: Melbourne, FL, Classical, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Washington Blade

'Company' and beyond

When Barbara Walsh was preparing to play Joanne, the iconic character created by the legendary Elaine Stritch, in the Broadway revival of "Company," friends were quick to point out that she had large shoes to fill.

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Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Thriller, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Carrie, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Classical

15 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

On Stage

Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking musical is given an energetic, youthful interpretation by the theater department at Moorpark College in a straightforward, intimate production showcasing the promise of a diverse cast of young performers.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Theater

17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Elaine Stritch Gets Juicy

Today we are turning back the hands of time in viewing an unearthed piece of theatre history featuring the TV debut of Tony Award-winning legend Elaine Stritch singing and selling up a storm in honor of her passing last week at the age of 89. I'll Drink To That Legendary leading lady Elaine Stritch may have been known around the world for her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Classical

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

First Listen: Paul Williams' Love Song for Elaine Stritch - 'Looking for Love in the Dark'

Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME.

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Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Classical

IndieLondon

Brush Up Your Sondheim 2014

For aficionados of Stephen Sondheim, the weekend will offer an extraordinary opportunity to meet fellow Sondheim lovers, and to learn and understand more about Stephen Sondheim through the insight and understanding gained by recognised Sondheim practitioners.

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Related Topix: Classical, Into the Woods, Musical Movies, New York

IndieLondon

Sweeney Todd - David Bedella and Sarah Ingram lead cast

Award winner David Bedella will play the title role and Sarah Ingram his pie-making partner in crime, Mrs Lovett, in an intimate new production of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street .

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Jerry Springer: The Opera, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Musical Movies, Classical, Arts, Opera

My Edmonds

Ballyhoo Theatre presents 'Into the Woods' July 25-27

What happens after "happily ever after?" A childless Baker and his wife find out about the consequences and complications that come from getting your wish in this magical twist on several classic stories.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Thespian Elaine Stritch made her home on the stage

Elaine Stritch, seen here in this September, 2012, file photo, won a Tony award for her one-woman show Elaine Stritch at Liberty.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Small Time Crooks, September, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Elaine Stritch, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Classical

The Orlando Sentinel

'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly telecasts on Fridays. Emmy- and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth will host the series, which returns at 9 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Cats, Musical Movies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Kristin Chenoweth, Live From Lincoln Center, Classical, Celebrities, Emma Thompson

The Fairfield Ledger

Monday, July 21, 2014

Kudrinka, folk and modern dance ensemble from Russia, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store Club Room, 7:40-9:15 p.m. Information: 641-451-1847.

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Related Topix: Arts, Modern Dance, Classical

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre

There are not many things more exciting than seeing the birth of a brand new musical.

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Related Topix: Classical

Bureau County Republican

Festival 56 closes with 'Into the Woods'

Festival 56 will close out its summer season with the Stephen Sondheim musical "Into the Woods" presented at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St., Princeton, July 27-Aug. 3. It plays at 7:30 p.m. on July 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, and Aug. 1 and 2. There is also a 2 p.m. show on July 30. The last performance is at 2 p.m. Aug. 3. “'Into ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

a Night with Noel, Two Shots and More to Round Out Actors Theatre's 2014 Summer Season

Actors Theatre's first-ever No Sweat Summer Season heads into the final four weeks with two plays and three cabaret-style concerts surrounding the main productions of The Book Club Play and The Cottage" at Black Theatre Troupe, 1333 E. Washington St. in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Phoenix Cruiser, Phoenix, AZ, Classical

Tampa Bay Newspapers

freeFall to stage One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' based on the novel by Ken Kesey, runs Aug. 2-31 at freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey, Classical, Opinion

NOLA.com

Vice is nice in 'Midsummer Night's Cabaret' devilishy delightful take on deadly sins

"I can resist everything except temptation," playwright Oscar Wilde famously wrote.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Classical, New Orleans, LA

Lakeland Times

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The 15th annual Festival Aurora Borealis Chorus will present its concert Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m., at the Campanile Center for the Arts.

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Related Topix: Classical, Minocqua, WI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS News

A one-of-a-kind: Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch was indeed a "Broadway Baby" as the song says . . . and what a lady she was to her many fans, right up to the moment of her passing on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Classical, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, 30 Rock, Comedy

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 7/20/2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Mandalay Bay Theatre 7/25-7/25/2014 A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is reimagined for the 21st century as an arena rock spectacular.

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Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Classical, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

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