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  1. FSPA to Host Master Classes with Meg PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The Franklin School for the Performing Arts will host three dance master classes with guest artist Meg Paul on Sunday, October 18. The sessions include an Intermediate/Advanced Ballet class from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by an Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary class from noon to 1 p.m. These master classes, for ages 13 and older, will be held at THE BLACK BOX, located at 15 West Central Street in downtown Franklin. From 2:00-3:30, Meg Paul will lead a Musical Theater Dance Workshop, for students ages 10 and older, at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, located at 38 Main Street, just behind THE BLACK BOX.


  2. 'West Wing' fanboy James Corden adorably freaks out when Aaron Sorkin visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    James Corden loves many things - musical theater, carpool karaoke, self-deprecation. But he's especially fond of The West Wing , as viewers discovered Monday night when Corden welcomed both creator Aaron Sorkin and star Bradley Whitford to his show.


  3. A blinged-up beacon called Carol ChanningRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Smithsonian Blog

    ... North Carolina! at the... Like New Media interns before her, Hannah Ostroff enjoys the history of American musical theater. She interviewed Curator Dwight Blocker... Dwight Blocker Bowers remembers actress Esther Williams, who died yesterday. She ...


  4. Today*s Star-Ellie GouldingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... and she loved making music since she was very little. In school, she played the clarinet and guitar, and did musical theater. She even played the Scarecrow in her school's production of The Wizard of Oz. Around the same time as that she began ...


  5. NYU alum stars in - That Reminds Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Washington Square News

    Jenny Paul, an NYU alumn is the creator of a web series called, "That Reminds Mea " which launched on October 6th. Jenny Paul, alumna of the no-longer-existent NYU Collaborative Arts Project 21 musical theater training program, is the star and co-creator of new web series, "That Reminds Me."


  6. Theater Review: 'Carrie' the musical not a bloody good timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... was wise enough to realize that selling this show for its musicality is dooming it to the ire of grumpy musical theater fans - or pretty much anyone with an ear for music. Twenty five songs are packed in, offering not much emotional impact and ...


  7. Make My DayI DO?Read the original story

    Jul 15, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... together just because you're married. For example, wives can use their time apart to develop their love of musical theater. And husbands can use this same time to develop their love of anything that is not musical theater. However, it's not a good ...


  8. West Hall High School graduate bound for BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times

    ... wait for next semester to save up, but he hasn't made a final decision yet. However, he knows he will study musical theater. The school offers four programs, including acting, performing arts, musical theater and dancing. "I auditioned for the ...


  9. Sponsored: 2 Programs All Aspiring Musical Theater Actors Should Check OutRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Back Stage

    is expanding its efforts to give New York-based musical theater students the education that it has offered in London's West End for the past five years. In September 2016, AMTA will open its doors in New York, the heart of the American theater scene, ...


  10. Tori Amos Is Intent on Bringing Her Musical 'The Light...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... as "a 21st-century fairytale [that] deals with issues that teenagers are dealing with today. And I felt like musical theater, we all know it can do that. It doesn't just have to entertain, and I do think that there are some tough subjects being ...


  11. Clear Creek Community Theatre's All in the Timing to Open 11/13Read the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    ... I'm also excited because we've added two musical numbers - these are parodies of very well-known songs from musical theater that the audience will recognize. It reminds me of something like "Saturday Night Live" - funny sketches with a little music ...


  12. Aly TrasherRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Voices

    New Englader at heart, currently located in Los Angeles. Grew up in the Musical Theater world and has performed all over the U.S.- Upbeat, articulate, wide vocal tone range.


  13. 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' sings praises of West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    ... well, crazy, but Bloom's own story of getting her own network series is just as wild. A self-confessed musical theater geek, Bloom went to New York University to major in theater. After graduating in 2009, she wrote comedy, performed standup and ...


  14. Photo Coverage: Go Backstage with Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden at The New York PopsRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... York Pops Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke . "They are the songwriting team that revolutionized musical theater and paved the way for many songwriters today. They dared to interject real pathos and social issues into their stories. The ...


  15. Did You Know: How To Tweet Your Coffee MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... is required . Jewish composers, lyricists and librettists played a major role in transforming the musical theater from a foreign-influenced genre into a one that was truly American. Amazingly, some were themselves foreign-born, but were attuned to ...


  16. Rachel Bloom on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Flipping the Bechdel Test on Its HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Time

    Now, dozens of viral videos later, her self-described "one-woman sketch comedy group" has landed her a TV show on The CW, Bloom's brand of comedy is one part raunch, one part Jewish neurosis and another part inversion of musical theater's often saccharine sensibility - as she describes it, "doing the genre so hard that you're parodying the genre." Her videos cover ground like the hypersexualization of pop music and the historical inaccuracies of Disney movies; she starts with an art form she loves and annihilates its cheeky charms with in-your-face cleavage and unapologetic profanity.


  17. The voice whisperer: Kennesaw Mountain High School teacher, fine arts ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... the program as the chorus director and started 12 years ago with Dunn. The two recently started hosting musical theater classes with the belief that students should be a triple threat with skills in acting, singing and dancing. "Singing every day is ...


  18. On Native GroundTHE Right and Wrong Way to Deal with TerrorismRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- In 2002, I went to Florida for the auditions for one of my mother's musical theater productions.


  19. Inside - Hamilton' cast album that is - breaking ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Detroit News

    ... the word further. "I'm just so proud to be part of this thing and hopefully it gives some kids hope that musical theater can be anything," said Anthony Ramos, who plays John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the show. "All the rules have been broken." ...


  20. BWW Review: Keeton Theatre's the Music ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... I love. So what's the deal? Most likely, it is because we live in the 21st century and personal tastes in musical theater have evolved over time...we tend to prefer edgier material, shows with more bite and more theatrical gravitas that challenges ...