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Audra McDonald at the Music Center at Strathmore

The amazing vocal talent of Audra McDonald was a like a breath of the most enchanting spring air and perhaps the first real sign of spring in the DC area as Audra sang from the “Great American Song Book” at The Music Center at Strathmore on Friday evening to an adoring sold-out crowd. Like a […]

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The Recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors Are Announced

AL GREEN, TOM HANKS, PATRICIA MCBRIDE, STING, AND LILY TOMLIN TO RECEIVE 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS America to Celebrate the Careers of Five Extraordinary Artists Sunday, December 7, 2014 Gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 30, 2014 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection […]

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After Their DC Run and Now on Broadway: Estelle Parsons, Mary Bridget Davies, Idina Menzel, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey Receive 2014 Tony Award Nominations

DC audiences will be happy to know that Estelle Parsons and Mary Bridget Davies were nominated for their performances for The Velocity of Autumn and A Night With Janis Joplin which stopped here in DC at Arena Stage, and Idina Menzel for her performance in If/Then, which made a stop at The National Theatre before heading to Broadway. If/Then […]

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TONIGHT @7:30 PM & TOMORROW at 3 PM: Jason Robert Brown Conducts & Performs ‘Songs for a New World’ With Young Artists of America, Nova Y. Payton, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Michael J. Mainwaring, Rachelle Fleming, & Adam Michael Kaufman

TOMORROW – SATURDAY, MARCH 15TH AT 7:30 PM AND SUNDAY, MARCH 16TH AT 3:00 PM JASON ROBERT BROWN’S  SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Featuring the Young Artists of America Youth Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble and Guest Conductor and Pianist JASON ROBERT BROWN in person with Guest Artists: Tracy Lynn Olivera, Nova Y. Payton (Signature Theatre), […]

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Classic Conversations: Featuring Audra McDonald at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Tiffany Draut

Audience members at Sidney Harman Hall at Shakespeare Theatre Company were in for quite a treat on the night of Monday, May 20, 2013. 5-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, one of Broadway’s most highly regarded performers, sat down in conversation with Michael Kahn as part of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s “Classic Conversations” series, to discuss […]

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Audra McDonald and Christopher Plummer Announced for Shakespeare Theatre Co.’s ‘Classic Conversations’

Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents: Classic Conversations to Host Audra McDonald and Christopher Plummer Just announced: Audra McDonald and Christopher Plummer will appear in the next two installments of Classic Conversations with Michael Kahn. Join STC’s Artistic Director and his guests for an evening of in-depth discussions on classical theatre and the craft of acting. Audra McDonald will appear on May 20th. […]

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35th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced Today by Joel Markowitz

Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Ntalia Makarova, and Led Zeppelin to receive the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honors. What a wonderful group they selected this year! The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the seven individuals who will receive the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at […]

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