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In the Moment: A Chat with the Director and Cast Members of George Mason University’s ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ Which Opens This Friday Night

Ah, theatrical heaven! Being in the midst of the usually unseen controlled chaos of a rehearsal, especially with a large cast. Such a delight, so much infectious, intense energy pervading a large, brightly lit rehearsal room. Your columnist was at a recent rehearsal for the upcoming George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts […]

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The Royal Drummers & Dancers of BurundiPhoto Credit: Courtesy of the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

‘The Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi’ at George Mason University by Dr. Cheryl Paulhus

On Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 I attended a performance of The Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts as part of ‘Great Performances at Mason’ Series. From a tiny country in Central Africa comes one of the most celebrated percussion ensembles in the world.The world-famous The Royal Drummers […]

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