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Madame President

Korea Times 30 Nov 2023
I recently had a wonderful opportunity to see "Evita" (the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice) at the classy Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C ... The Lloyd Webber/Rice musical Evita was first mounted in 1979. The “Evita” I enjoyed at the Shakespeare Theatre in October 2023 is the latest version.

‘The Wiz’ review: Broadway-bound musical hums because of the plentiful things it does

Chicago Sun-Times 30 Nov 2023
It’s directed by Schele Williams, who co-directed the musical version of “The Notebook” at Chicago Shakespeare, which is also headed for a Broadway engagement ... And the show is certainly musically rousing. Nichelle Lewis, who came to the attention of the casting agents via TikTok, delivers her musical numbers with vocal power and range aplenty.

Black, III, Joel Alexander

Winston-Salem Journal 28 Nov 2023
July 5, 1974 November 22, 2023 Alex was born July 5, 1974 in Decatur, Georgia to Louise. Wauford Black and Joel Alexander Black, Jr ... He was an accomplished artist and enjoyed comics, Star Wars, movies, music, the Rolling Stones and Shakespeare, and he loved nothing more than to introduce anyone who would listen to one of his joys ... .

Sly talks Rolling Stone best of 80s list

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2023
Drummer Sly Dunbar consistently points to formulas of pioneer producers Clement Dodd and Duke Reid as the blueprint he and creative partner Robbie Shakespeare used for their Taxi Records label ... "Wi jus' wanted to mek dance music, timeless dance music like how Coxson (Dodd) an' Duke Reid used to mek.

The best Christmas shows: our critics on theatre, dance and pantomime

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Nov 2023
Olivier, National Theatre, SE1 ... If the Royal Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl tale became a cash cow, the National’s musical about harpies intent on turning children into ... .

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Winston-Salem Journal 27 Nov 2023
Or that same evening, over in Winston-Salem’s Downtown Arts District, you could opt for the Heritage Hop and hop on a Triad Trolley outfitted with a costumed interpreter and Moravian music ... Or for a musical version of “A Christmas Carol,” choose one of three performances from Dec ... 22 at Piedmont Music Center in Winston-Salem (336-724-9612).

DEAN POLING: To be Gilligan as Hamlet

Cleburne Times-Review 26 Nov 2023
For many kids of my generation, an introduction to Shakespeare did not come in the classroom ... To help the crushed Ginger, the castaways decide to mount a production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” as a musical set mostly to tunes from Georges Bizet’s opera, “Carmen.” ... The entire little musical is available online.

A Christmas Carol Comes Alive!

The Tribune Papers 25 Nov 2023
Tryon – Get ready to embark on an extraordinary holiday adventure as Shakespeare and Friends proudly presents an innovative rendition of Charles Dickens’s timeless masterpiece, A Christmas Carol ... A musical cast in this year’s A Christmas Carol ... Courtesy of Shakespeare and Friends.

Michael K. Dugan

Hickory Record 25 Nov 2023
November 11, 2023. Michael K. Dugan died on November 11, 2023 in Durham, North Carolina ... He attended St ... Gifted with a mighty pen, Mike delivered memorable speeches to sales forces, manufacturing plants, and industry groups alike, invoking analogies from ancient mythology to Shakespeare to military history to contemporary music ... .

From ancient Greece to Broadway, music’s critical role in theatre

CyprusMail 23 Nov 2023
Despite its centrality to today’s theatre, musicals are often thought of as second class to what is considered legitimate theatre, such as William Shakespeare’s Hamlet or Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. In both of those works, music plays little or no role ... Music does much of the work in making this powerful play effective.

Michael White’s classical news: Joan Armatrading; Cav & Pag; Bevan Family Consort; Camden Symphony Orchestra

Islington Tribune 23 Nov 2023
And her more recent work as a song-writer includes an entire score of incidental music for Shakespeare’s The Tempest at the Donmar Warehouse ... How strong it is as a piece of writing remains to be seen, but the Chineke orchestra have enough faith in it to be giving the premiere alongside music by Tchaikovsky, which sets the bar high.

Make some long-lasting memories at Thanksgiving

Killeen Daily Herald 22 Nov 2023
Ah, yes, Thanksgiving ... Oh, and, of course, everyone spends plenty of time remembering to be grateful and giving thanks for living in the best country in the world and all the blessings we Americans enjoy ... Just one thing ... Kids and grown-ups take turns performing various talents, such as quoting Shakespeare, singing, playing a musical instrument, etc.


News & Record 22 Nov 2023
Or that same evening, over in Winston-Salem's Downtown Arts District, you could opt for the Heritage Hop and hop on a Triad Trolley outfitted with a costumed interpreter and Moravian music ... Or for a musical version of "A Christmas Carol," choose one of three performances from Dec ... 22 at Piedmont Music Center in Winston-Salem (336-724-9612).

Breaking Wave Theater marks 5th year with 'A Midwinter Night's Gala' on Dec. 9

Guam Pacific Daily News 22 Nov 2023
Pacific Daily News Nov 22, 2023 4 hrs ago 0. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email ... Breaking Wave Theatre Company ... This gala, hosted by the Fae King and Queen Oberon and Titania (of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”), will begin with a cocktail hour featuring live music and will be followed by a buffet-style dinner ... More from this section ... Cancel.

Bring some ‘Buddy’ you love to ‘Elf The Musical’ at the Broadway Palm

Lehigh Acres Citizen 21 Nov 2023
This holiday season, Broadway Palm brings you the most magical gift of all; the smash hit ELF The Musical playing now through Dec ... Based on the popular film, this charming and whimsical musical comedy will spread holiday cheer for all to hear. This hilarious musical comedy ...

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