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2 hrs ago | 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

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"The dinosaurs surviving the crunch" was how Stephen Sondheim described women living an outdated lifestyle and grimly aware that "everybody dies."

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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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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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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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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

BroadwayWorld.com

Kathy Lee Gifford Joins NextStop Theatre's Into the Woods as the Giant's Wife, 5/1

NextStop Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim 's Into the Woods , running May 1-June 1, 2014, makes a major announcement for the season-closing production.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

'Somewhere' is the land between dreams & delusions in Hartford Stage production

"There's a place for us, somewhere a place for us" reminds a Stephen Sondheim lyric from "West Side Story."

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Related Topix: Classical, Easy-Listening, Broadway

Broadway

We're Losing Our Minds Over Bernadette Peters' Performance at the Olivier Awards

The sun comes up, we think about her. The coffee cup, we think about her. The 2014 Olivier Awards took place on April 13 at London's Royal Opera House, and Bernadette Peters took to the stage to sing Stephen Sondheim's ultimate tear-jerking ballad, "Losing My Mind" from Follies .

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Chicago Reader

Stephen Sondheim and Alain Resnais, together again in Chicago

I know it's purely coincidental, but it feels fortuitous that there have been so many revivals of Stephen Sondheim musicals in Chicago in the wake of Alain Resnais's death.

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Related Topix: Classical, Elaine Stritch, Chicago, IL

The Orlando Sentinel

Winter Park Playhouse announces 2014-15 season

Tickets go on sale April 15 for the Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season of musical-theater productions.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Classical, Florida, The Rat Pack, Vocal, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Harrisburg's Sweeney Todd

Theatre Harrisburg continues its 2013-2014 season with Stephen Sondheim 's musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Sweeney Todd, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Classical

Playbill

Stephen Sondheim Will Join Barbara Cook, Harold Prince, Judy Kaye,...

Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who collaborated with Leonard Bernstein on West Side Story , will be part of the New York Festival of Song's Remembering Lenny , a celebration of late, award-winning conductor and composer Bernstein April 28 at 6:30 PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/13/2014

SWING! Reedy Studio 4/15-4/16/2014 'Two thirds rhythm and one third soul.' That's how Fats Waller defined the uniquely American form of popular music and dance known as 'swing.'

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 4/13/2014

INTO THE WOODS MUSICAL THEATRE SOUTHWEST 4/3-4/27/2014 The Brothers Grimm hit Broadway with an epic fairytale where worlds collide.

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

Reuters

Glitzy Olivier Awards honours 'Mormon', 'Ghosts',

The London production of "Book of Mormon" won best musical at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, and its star Gavin Creel took home the award for best actor in a musical.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Classical

BroadwayWorld.com

Sondheim's FOLLIES Opens at The Barn Players This Friday, 4/18

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

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BroadwayWorld.com

Singer and Actress Corinna Sowers-Adler to Debut at 54 Below, 5/6

In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the "By Request" series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Jonathan Tunick Recipient of Signature Theatre's Sondheim Award

It was truly a night to remember. The greatest orchestrator of all time, Jonathan Tunick , received the Stephen Sondheim Award from the Signature Theatre in a sold-out event at the Embassy of Italy on April 7, 2014.

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