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11 hrs ago | Daily Camera

CU Opera adds new dimension to Sondheim revue

CU Opera will a offer a twist to the work of composer Stephen Sondheim, shown here in 1963.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Theater, Musical Theater, Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

MTG to Stage Sweeney Todd, 4/25-5/3

The MIT Musical Theater Guild presents SWEENEY TODD, running April 25-26 and May 1-3 at 8PM and April 27 at 2 PM at the Kresege Little Theater, MIT Student Center.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Musical Theater, Classical

Examiner.com

Cain Park announces 2014 season of music, dance and theater

There is a slew of stuff to celebrate at Cain Park this year. To begin with, Nickel Creek will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with their sole Northeast Ohio performance on July 18. Jim Brickman will be by to celebrate his 20 years of music in his own hometown on July 19. The Beatles reach 50 years with a live concert by "Classic Albums Live" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Classical, Ticketmaster, Cleveland Heights, OH

Daily Herald

Warren Township High performs 'Into the Woods'

Warren Township High School students will perform "Into the Woods" Thursday through Saturday, April 24-26, at the O'Plaine Campus Auditorium, 500 N. O'Plaine Road, Gurnee, Performances are at 7 p.m., with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. April 26. Tickets are $6 for students, children and seniors; $11 for adults, and are available online at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Education Etc., Gurnee, IL, Classical

Chapel Hill News

Arts Listings, April 16

"Assassins" combines Stephen Sondheim's signature stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it.

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Related Topix: Classical, Manson, NC, Carrboro, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Libraries

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

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

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