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Review: ‘Hansel and Gretel’ at Synetic Theater

Synetic Theater presents a imaginative re-telling of a beloved classic with their wordless production of Hansel and Gretel. Directed and choreographed by co-adaptors Tori Bertocci and Elena Velasco, this exciting production manages to speak volumes without uttering a single word! Onstage, Scenic Designer Philip da Costa presents an average department store decorated for the holidays. […]

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‘Hansel & Gretel’ at Encore Stage & Studio

Encore Stage & Studio presents Hansel & Gretel, an adapted version of the classic story by The Brothers Grimm, with original music composed by Matthew Heap. Vera Morris’ gentler revision of this story makes room for a pair of loving parents (no evil stepmother here) and a larger variety of characters. This production is perfectly […]

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Nathan Blair: Preparing to Conduct ‘Rigoletto’ on Saturday, March 21st at Catholic University’s Hartke Theatre

Nathan Blair is a young conductor who is about to take the podium to conduct The Catholic University’s upcoming production of Rigoletto. He is an amazing talent, and you can see him conduct Verdi’s opera on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Joel: What does conducting Rigoletto next Saturday, March 21st Catholic University mean to you? Nathan: I have lived in the […]

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‘Hansel and Gretel’ at The Puppet Co.

The Puppet Co. presents a kinder version of the childhood classic Hansel and Gretel. Inspired by Engelbert Humperdinck’s operatic version Hänsel und Gretel, instead of the wider-known version by the Brothers Grimm, and adapted for puppetry by Len, Pat, and Christopher Piper, this production trades out the murderous stepmother for a gentler one, and includes an array of […]

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‘That Kind of Girl’ and ‘Gretel’ at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center by Ramona Harper

That Kind of Girl That Kind of Girl delves deeply below the emotional surface in an innovative stream of creative consciousness that examines gender equality as it flows vignette to vignette in an eclectic collage of personal stories filled with pathos, pride, wit and wisdom. “Vulnerable, visceral and vaginal” self-define That Kind of Girl as […]

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