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Review: ‘New York – The Melting Pot’ at Soulpepper on 42nd Street

The first in Soulpepper Theatre Company’s three-part musical celebration of the history of diversity in New York – The Melting Pot pays tribute to Lower Manhattan, from Battery Park to Chelsea. Written and directed by Founding Artistic Director Albert Schultz and included in this month’s Soulpepper on 42nd Street festival at the Pershing Square Signature […]

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Review: ‘Tick, Tick…BOOM!’ at Spotlighters

Tick, Tick…BOOM!, as directed and choreographed by Jillian Locklear Bauersfeld, and with Book, Music and Lyrics by the late Jonathan Larson, was an insightful semi-autobiographical and musical journey. Larson, famous for writing the Pulitzer Prize winning musical Rent, wrote Tick, Tick…BOOM! to vent his disappointment about the failure of his earlier work, Superbia, a musical […]

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Review: ‘Into the Woods’ at Good Counsel Theatre Company

The Good Counsel Theatre Company (GCTC) tackled Into the Woods, with Lyrics and Music by Stephen Sondheim, and Book by James Lapine, this spring. The show is a famous mashup of fairy tales derived from The Brothers Grimm, showing what happens after happily ever after. Director Kristina Friedgen leads the troupe through this wildly entertaining show. The […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Are you ready to veer from the path and take another tumultuous journey Into the Woods? Go ahead, throw caution to the wind. You’ll find yourself in amusing company at Toby’s—The Dinner Theatre of Columbia. As good as last year’s film version looked and sounded, it didn’t always put across the good humor of the […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at NextStop Theatre Company

Happy Ever After: NextStop’s Innovative Into the Woods Gloriously Updates a Classic for a New Generation NextStop Theatre Company’s Into the Woods is a glorious reinterpretation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine classic musical. This fractured fairy tale is brought brilliantly to life by the actors and orchestra – as well as a truly […]

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Melissa Errico at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Tiffany Draut

Melissa Errico, star of stage and screen, brought her fantastic cabaret act Melissa Errico: A Passion for Broadway to the Barns at Wolf Trap Saturday night, November 9, 2013 to the delight of the entire audience. Melissa Errico is a Tony-nominated Broadway actress who has starred in multiple Broadway shows and recorded on various albums, including […]

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Matthew Lincoln-Bugg (Cinderella's Prince) performing at the seventh annual ARTS by George! benefit event in September 2012. Photo by Stan Engebretson.

Meet Into the Woods’ Alexandra Pool, Matt Succi, Matthew Lincoln-Bugg & Rafael Medina @ George Mason University

Journey into the woods as we meet four cast members – Alexandra Pool, Matt Succi, Matthew Lincoln-Bugg & Rafael Medina – of George Mason University’s production of Into the Woods, playing this weekend at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. Alexandra Pool My name is Alexandra Pool. I am 18, and I grew up in a suburb of […]

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Dennis Layendecker, Director, School of Music. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

‘Going Into the Woods’: Part Two: Musical Director Dennis M. Layendecker by Joel Markowitz

Dr. Dennis M. Layendecker, director of the School of Music and University Heritage Chair of Music, will conduct the Mason Symphony Orchestra for George Mason University’s Department of Theater and School of Music’s collaborative production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods . Joel: Please tell us about The School of Music at George Mason University and your position. How long have you been […]

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