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Tag Archives | “Santa Fe”

Edward Parks. Photo by Ken Howard.

Review: ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ at Santa Fe Opera

Steve Jobs was a revolutionary genius in communicating. He showed the world how to get “everything” anyone needed on a single gadget. Yet he was a spectacular failure in communicating with his friends and family on a personal level. That’s the essence of his story, and it contains basic conflict, which is the stuff of […]

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Brenda Rae. Photo by Ken Howard.

Review: ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at Santa Fe Opera

Editor’s note: Our Steve Cohen continues his posts on the arts scene in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a look at Santa Fe Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. Lucia di Lammermoor, the second opera I attended during my four night visit to Santa Fe, had several notable aspects, plus direct connections with Philadelphia. […]

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Anna Christy. Photo by Ken Howard.

Review: ‘Alcina’ at Santa Fe Opera

Editor’s Note: Our Steve Cohen is in Santa Fe, New Mexico this week, where he’s enjoying the local arts scene and seeing the work of Santa Fe Opera, a company with a close connection to Opera Philadelphia. That connection has resulted in highly acclaimed productions like The Elixir of Love and Cold Mountain, both of […]

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Mason Bates. Photo by Mike Minehan.

Review: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in ‘Energetic’ Music

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s latest program with The Philadelphia Orchestra was an intelligently thought-out adventure. The central work was Alternative Energy by Mason Bates, in its East Coast premiere, and Nézet-Séguin chose two other compositions with similar subject matter. Bates focused on the uses of energy in 20th and 21st Century America, and as he imagined it […]

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‘NEWSIES’ at The National Theatre

Disney’s high-octane Newsies of New York have pirouetted their way to Pennsylvania Avenue in the Washington, DC, premiere engagement of the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical Disney’s NEWSIES. With incredible choreography by Christopher Gattelli—who won a Tony Award for his work in NEWSIES—the all-star cast twirled and tapped their way in the heart of the […]

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Cast of 'Big, The Musical-TYA.' Photo by Bruce Douglas.

Meet The ‘Big Kids’ by Joel Markowitz

As Big, The Musical-TYA concludes its run this weekend at Adventure Theatre-MTC, I had a chance to interview the five talented young members of the cast:  Brendan DeBonis, Marley McKay, Maya Brettell, Emma Sophie Moore, and Talia Brenner. Brendan: My name is Brendan DeBonis and I am 13 years old. I was Friedrich in Olney Theatre’s The Sound of Music last year and […]

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