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‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Three: ’70 Girls 70,’ ‘Chicago,’ ‘The Rink,” ‘The World Goes Round,’ ‘The Act,’ ‘Woman of the Year,’ and ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’

ACT TWO. Two years later, in 1970, I once again tried to put together a package of my clients – in the show that became 70 Girls 70 – for I’d enjoyed looking after Chita Rivera, Ron Field, Kander and Ebb, other writers, and even an actor or two in Cabaret and Zorba!. For some […]

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Chatting with Rupert Holmes About Landless’ Symphonic/Metal Version of his Musical ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

He’s a triple threat! He’s won Tony awards for writing the book, score, and lyrics for his Tony award-winning Best Musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood,  not to mention Tony nominations for the musical Curtains and his play Say Goodnight, Gracie. Now he has given Landless Theatre Company his blessing to create a symphonic/metal arrangement of his score. I asked Rupert Holmes […]

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Review: ‘She Loves Me’ at Studio 54 in NYC

I once heard the late director Moss Hart say that when a show is a great hit, there were omens that predicted its future. “For example,” he said, “when we were fine tuning My Fair Lady  in Philadelphia prior to opening in New York, there was a day when it poured rain, and as  I […]

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Predict the Tony Award Winners and Win $150 on TrueTheatergoer

Welcome to your opportunity to vote (unofficially) for the 2013 Tony Awards on TrueTheatergoer. ENTER YOUR TONY AWARDS CHOICES HERE. The person with the highest number of correct answers will win $150 to attend a Broadway show. If there is a tie in winners chosen, the person in this group with the fewest number of wrong […]

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2013 Tony Award Nominations Announced: Kinky Boots; Matilda: The Musical & Pippin Lead with 13, 12 & 10 Noms

Here are The 2013 Tony Award Nominations The American Theatre Wing announced its nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards today. DC Theatregoers were wowed by Holland Taylor’s performance as Governor Ann Richards in Ann at The Kennedy Center, Tracy Letts and Ann Morton in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Arena Stage, and Carolee Carmello in Saving Aimee (now […]

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