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Skylight Music Theatre Stages An Ingenious “URINETOWN”

Reviewed by: Matthew PertaHighly RecommendedDid I really want to see a politically charged Broadway show about corporate greed and social irresponsibility, that’s also supposed to be a bit on the gross side, especially on the night of a bad news day?  (There was another tragic ...

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Orlando Ballet's Contemporary Wonders Is Artistic Gold

Reviewed By: Michael J. RobertsAs the curtain closed on a triumphant opening night of Orlando Ballet’s final program of the season “Contemporary Wonders”, it became evident on the third standing ovation that this company has become one of the finest in the country in both ...

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Milwaukee Rep's “OUR TOWN“ Brilliantly Shatters Stereotypes

Reviewed by: Matthew PertaPhotos: Michael BrosilowHighly RecommendedThornton Wilder’s Our Town typically makes the distinguished list of “Greatest Plays Ever” by magically weaving a simple yet powerful tale about ties that bind us together as a community, the journey we take from adolescent love, marriage and to our ...

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Broadway Legend Betty Buckley Debuts New Live Album HOPE June 8

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend BETTY BUCKLEY will release her inspiring and emotionally-compelling new live album Hope – a profound mix of Americana, pop, rock and standards – from Palmetto Records in physical, digital and streaming formats on Friday, June 8. Buckley will celebrate the album at Joe’s Pub at the Public in New York with an ...

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Kelley Faulkner Is Astonishing In Milwaukee Reps Always...Patsy Cline

Reviewed by: Matthew PertaHighly RecommendedPhotos by: Michael BrosilowWhenever I read a good book, see a great movie or experience theater at its best, I fall to pieces.  Not literally, mind you, but I do go a little crazy – it’s like that’s all I want ...

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Lyric Opera’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  Jesus Christ Superstar runs April 27 to May 20

Artists from the bands Postmodern Jukebox, tUnE-yArDs and Diane Coffee join Broadway and West End talent for Lyric Opera’s North American premiere of Timothy Sheader’s explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, presented from April 27 to May 20, 2018 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.The Lyric cast includes: Broadway ...

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Broadway in Chicago Announces Legendary Costumer BOB MACKIE Joining Design Team of THE CHER SHOW

Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller announced today the design team for The Cher Show including legendary costume designer and longtime Cher collaborator Bob Mackie. The Cher Show, the new musical based on the life and career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its Pre-Broadway Premiere in Chicago with previews beginning ...

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