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Review: ‘The King and I’ at The Kennedy Center

Swapping one beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein’s national tour production for another, the Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival of The King and I made its Washington, D.C. premiere at The Kennedy Center Opera House for a month-long run, spectacularly headlining its classic summer season series. Though the show was written more than 65 years ago […]

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Laura Michelle Kelly. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Review: ‘The King and I’ at the Academy of Music

More than sixty years after its debut, The King and I remains one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most popular and enduring musicals. The handsome national touring company of the recent Broadway revival is currently playing at the Academy of Music. This production is being featured by the Kimmel Center as a part of their Broadway Philadelphia series. Richard Rodgers’ timeless […]

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The cast of 'My Fair Lady.' Photo by Richard Anderson.

‘My Fair Lady’ at Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater by Joel Markowitz

Arena Stage has a holiday gift waiting for you on the Fichandler Stage – a ‘loverly,’ joyful, colorful, funny, brilliantly acted and beautifully sung production of the much loved musical My Fair Lady. If you love Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s timeless score you will simply adore it! It’s a feast for musical theatre lovers everywhere. […]

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The 2012 Barrymore Awards Announced by Joel Markowitz

With the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia dissolving this year, this year’s Barrymore Awards may be the final year for Philadelphia’s awards that honor excellence in theatre. I am hoping that the awards will continue. It was an annual tradition of mine to travel to Philadelphia to catch up with  the very friendly and prolific theatre […]

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