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Review: Cirque du Soleil ‘Paramour’ at The Lyric Theatre in NYC

Spectacular circus arts meet vintage-style song-and-dance in Cirque du Soleil’s premiere Broadway musical, Paramour, now playing at the Lyric Theatre. Known for its consummately graceful and death-defying acrobatics, the internationally acclaimed Canadian-based company traditionally performs in big tops and arenas around the world. But this latest venture, for which Jean-François Bouchard is credited as Creative […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company: Part 9: Leah Mazade

In Part 9 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet Leah Mazade. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they may have seen you perform on local stages.  Leah: I’ve been working in local theaters, mostly in Maryland, for three decades. Groups […]

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‘Twelfth Night’ at Lumina Studio Theatre

All the world’s a stage, and much of life’s a circus. Shakespeare may not have said the second part, but his whirlwind, identity-switching, gender-bending, who’s-on-first 1602 comedy Twelfth Night, exuberantly staged by Lumina Studio Theatre at The Black Box Theatre in Silver Spring, MD suggests it as surely as As You Like It’s Jacques does […]

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2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: Bowen McCauley Dance ‘From the Ground Up’ by Audrey Bowler

Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) presents From the Ground Up. From ancient Egypt to modern day Austria, BMD explores the environments’ influence on movement and movement choice in two dance compositions: Afoot in Vienna and Fire and Air. Afoot in Vienna “ …surfaces not only affect a dancer physically, affecting balance and traction, but also emotionally.” […]

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