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Review: Patina Miller at Strathmore’s Annual Spring Gala

Patina Miller’s luminous stage presence added snap, sizzle and pop from the best of American musical theater to Strathmore’s annual spring gala, now in its eleventh year. With “Magic To Do” in support of community arts education, Patina Miller’s dazzling benefit concert on Saturday, May 14th at the Music Center at Strathmore capped an elegant night […]

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‘Annie’ at Hippodrome Theatre at The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center

Forget about “Tomorrow.” In Baltimore the sun came out the minute the latest road tour of Annie unpacked its bags. From its elaborate sets by Beowulf Boritt, Suzy Benzinger’s costumes, and Ken Billington’s lighting, and its enormous performing talents, this production is everything a U.S. national, tour should be. Audiences at the refurbished Hippodrome Theatre […]

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‘Annie’ at Port Tobacco Players

Annie is based on the comic strip by Harold Gray about Little Orphan Annie. Her optimism shines through, even in the darkness that encompasses the 1930’s, which the musical is set in. Annie won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 1977, and has become so famous, that there is another film adaptation about to […]

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Heidi Blickenstaff at Signature Theatre’s ‘Autumn Cabaret Festival’ by Derek Mong

After seeing Heidi Blickenstaff perform alongside Patina Miller, James Clow, Alan H. Green, Patina Miller, and Matthew Scott, last year in the Kennedy Center’s production of First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb—which originally premiered at the Signature Theatre in 2009—I was ecstatic to learn that Blickenstaff would be part of this season’s […]

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‘Annie’ at Pasadena Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

The sun has come out at the Pasadena Theatre Company as they present their summer production of Annie. A children’s classic and a favorite of the young and young at heart, this well-recognized fun loving musical, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan, is perfect for the middle of heated July with its jaunty […]

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